Archive for the ‘window display’ category

On the sea and in the air with Louis Vuitton

July 12th, 2011

The windows of Louis Vuitton reflects serenity and invites us for new adventures by presenting the pleasure of ballooning and the elegance of a luxury cruise with the legendary Riva brand.

Please DO Touch the Glass – Interactive Window by Nordstrom

July 8th, 2011

Our brilliant Interactive Development, Visual Merchandising and Operations Teams put their heads together and brought light writing with light to life. With the help of Kinect’s infrared technology and their technical genius, our teams created a seamlessly interactive display that anyone can “paint” on with using just the motion of their hands in front of the glass.

Printemps loves New York

July 7th, 2011

During Paris Fashion week, the upscale department store in Paris: Printemps is celebrating American fashion and culture with these clever window displays. Yes, Printemps loves New York!! And we love their beautiful window merchandising!

Louis Vuitton – Ostrich Windows, Bond Street New York

July 4th, 2011

I often look to fashion and especially window displays for inspiration. One of the best that I have seen of late has been the Louis Vuitton store on Bond Street. Designed by the Paris Creative Team and Chameleon, the hand crafted ostriches with sculpted faces and gold plated legs display the most luxurious bags in such a stylish and chic way.

Black and white is best at Cos and Topshop

June 24th, 2011

In order for such a simple concept to be successful the composition of the props and clothing/accessories has to be carefully thought out. What both brands have done is used the height of the window display to products at different levels.

Harvey Nichols – Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

June 23rd, 2011

With Alexander McQueen’s life and collections now honoured at the New York Metropolitan Museum Retrospective, Harvey Nichols has been chosen to join the celebrations for Alexander McQueen’s extraordinary contributions to fashion, with our own commemorative windows for the U.K.

Holt Renfrew Window Displays featuring “Sea of Shoes”

June 22nd, 2011

Holt Renfrew, a department store in Canada that is paying tribute to bloggers in the form of window displays. This window display is for “Sea of Shoes” which is Jane Aldridge’s blog. Jane Aldridge is a fashion designer and blogger from Texas. Her site, Sea of Shoes, is among the most influential style blogs in existence.

Interactive window display by Hyper Island students

June 20th, 2011

The incredibly innovative Hyper Island WeSC window display may be simple in execution, but it will surely make a huge impact on passersby.

Barney’s Window Display by Dennis McNett

June 16th, 2011

Brooklyn artist Dennis McNett will have his brilliant installations displayed at Barney’s Madison ( Madison Avenue be. 60th and 61st St.). The display will run from June 23 through July 12. The over-sized wolf, owl, and skull paper mache masks and sculptures bring a unique feeling to the 50 feet long windows on Madison…

Louis Vuitton flagship store window, Zurich

June 15th, 2011

Louis Vuitton flagship store window in Zurich

Maison Hermes Window Display by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo

June 14th, 2011

Maison Hermes in Japan is experimenting with a shop front window art installation designed by Tokujin Yoshioka and produced by Satoshi Asakawa. Each window shows a Hermès scarf apparently being blown about by the breath of a Japanese actress. The illusion is achieved by venting air from a small hole in the wall near the mouth in the printed image.

Guess the Song at Selfridges

June 7th, 2011

Do you know your music? Selfridges are holding a competition, which is to guess what songs their street windows represent. You can enter at Selfridges.com and the winner will get £500 to spend on their online shop. I obviously don’t know my songs, because I found it quite hard, but thankfully the guy selling Big Issue helped me out a bit. Some I know, some need your help with. Put your guesses in the comment boxes with some You Tube links.

Selfridges Loves The Sea

May 24th, 2011

If you didn’t know already man kind is destroying the sea like never before. In a few generation s there will probably not be any more seafood to eat due to our ways. Selfridges is running a month with everything about under the sea. The wonder room and the three windows around it holds and exhibition curated by Judith Clark

Mona Kim projects: Uniqlo window installations

May 23rd, 2011

Paris-based studio Mona Kim Projects has been involved in the development of window installations for japanese clothing brand Uniqlo. The first was a simultaneous three global city art installation presented as part of Uniqlo’s ‘Heattech’ global campaign for the company’s New York, Paris and London flagship stores. In a concerted effort to break out of the typical traditional approach to retail environments, Mona Kim proposed a bold and high-impact spatial experience that communicates the innovation of the product and that which implements a forward-thinking approach to visual merchandising.

Daphne Guinness, McQueen and Barneys Shop Window

May 17th, 2011

Daphne Guinness got dressed for the Met Ball in the window of Barneys New York a couple of nights ago (as reported on Style Caster). The Alexander McQueen dress is truly beautiful and I’ve been pondering what it would be like to wear something so stunning.

Harvey Nics: Brights on the Pipeline

May 16th, 2011

Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, London
The new Harvey Nics scheme is all about the brights. It consists of multi-coloured pipeline structures with various treatments attached to them such as fringing and coloured tubes. The background has been left looking unfinished and rough with visible roller strokes. As a contrast they have opted for 80′s style mannequins with confident poses 80′s fashions to match.

Selfridges Windows: Hit Songs in 3D

May 10th, 2011

To mark the beginning of the summer festival season, Selfridges have collaborated with ten current musicians and asked them to visualise their hit songs in 3 dimensions. It’s amazing to what lengths some of the artists have gone. My favourite is probably the Empire of the Sun – window, because I love their song so much. Knowing the songs is a key to understanding what the windows are all about, hence I’m putting links up so you can listen to the songs.

Pratt + Paper & Ralph Pucci at Macy’s

May 4th, 2011

Work from the “Pratt + Paper & Ralph Pucci” project is on display in the windows of Macy’s Herald Square.Macy’s Herald Square has unveiled seven new window displays featuring paper looks and sculptures, as well as a series of large pencil drawings, created by students in the Departments of Fashion Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Fine Arts. The work can be seen in the windows on Broadway between 34th and 35th streets through January 26.

Louis Vuitton Funfair – Bond Street, London

May 2nd, 2011

The windows were installed and produced by Chameleon Visual and the concept came from LV Paris creatives. The UK based company started working with LV when the grand New Bond Street store opened in 2009.

Bergdorf Goodman in April

April 26th, 2011

On the 5th Avenue side the windows had a street/pop art kind of style painted with airbrush stencils. Knoth’s photograph presents a dark mood with the reflection of the building and American flag at the top left corner of the picture. It’s eery how the building seems to fade away revealing the diamonds and the mannequin well centered within the motif.