Tag Archives: Retail trends

Your Studio Launch New Site – Our Blog Is Moving!


OUR BLOG IS MOVING!!

The new ‘Your Studio’ site has been designed to frame the work and imagery produced by our company.
We are a hands-on, approachable, creative studio so having a website that projected these traits has been a key factor in the evolution of our design. Continue reading

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Apple Expands the Customer Brand Experience

iPad Menu at Mundo Restaurant

Beyond an evolving decentralized shopping experience, retailers must begin to contemplate the impact of digital media and the effects it is having on purchase decisions. Connected devices, whether a mobile phone or a web-enabled in-store kiosk, are making what was once a solitary trip to the store a socially connected event.

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When Art, Fashion and Architecture Collide

As we approach S/S 2010, we thought we’d take a look through some of the most innovative fashion show and retail spaces of the past 12 months.  Intelligent retailers such as Anthropologie (see our review here) have embraced the potential of offering more than merely a ‘backdrop’ to their wares, by creating stores that engage all the senses.  Fashion on the catwalk has always worked on charging the emotion and the senses to create the most drama around the product, here we look at some of the recent venues used to showcase some of the most creative global designers work.

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Augmented Reality: Taking 2D to 3D

Augmented Reality, the new technology where the real and virtual world are meshed, is making the transition from the prototype stage to reality as we speak.  This novel interactive technology comes to life when the lens of your iPhone, smartphone or webcam locates with a marker placed in your environment.  A series of three-dimensional and interactive animations which locate with this marker are then triggered to pop out of the page like a digital hologram.  Augmented Reality provides the opportunity to elevate currently two-dimensional media into totally immersive three-dimensional experiences and holds incredible potential for the retail industry.  This month’s Esquire Magazine employs this novel technology to take the magazine into multiple dimensions:

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Anthropologie London – Retail Experience

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If you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting the new Anthropologie store on London’s Regent Street then here is a preview. The Anthropologie store has opened it’s doors and breathed a highly experiential and much-needed breath of fresh air into the struggling world of retail.

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High Performance Shopfronts

Rossa + Rossa's façade projection: "How it would be if a house was dreaming"

Rossa + Rossa's façade projection: "How it would be if a house was dreaming"

What would it be like if your façade could come to life and talk to your customers?  ‘Urban Screening’ is when you do exactly this- using the entire architectural façade of your building to create full-scale graphics or animations.  We look at the best examples of this new trend. Continue reading

The Retail Curators

The Italian in Rosanna has enhanced her fashion and home-wares empire at Spazia Rosanna Orlandi, Milan

The spirit of Rosanna Orlandi truly enhances every element of her fashion and home-wares empire Spazia Rosanna Orlandi, Milan


The future of retail is all about experience.  Looking at some of the world’s leading proponents in cult shopping experiences, we see what it is that makes the minds of these creative visionaries able to capture the hearts and minds of their clients.  We also look at the environments they have created- beyond the innovation we study the thought behind these new environments and look at the ways we can challenge the way we will be shopping in the next decade. Continue reading