Category Archives: re-purpose

J.Crew – Paper Plant

White paper plants of all sorts decorate this spring window display from J.Crew.  We admire their creativity with the use of simple white paper flowers. What a great way to tell a story for little cost. See our other J.Crew … Continue reading

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The Standard Dress Shirt

Here is a well designed product that has thought of the entire dress shirt experience, from both the retailer and consumer prospective. The shirt box helps unfold and fold up the shirt, which is great for store level. The shirt … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Bow Tie Packaging

Here is a creative packaging design we found that was made by re-purposing old shopping bags. We thought this could be used as good inspiration for an invitation, trade show handouts, a way to hold gift cards, gift tags, or … Continue reading

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Under the Sea @ Anthropologie

Anthropologie used several types of alternative materials to make an enchanting under water themed window. From bottle caps to corrugated cardboard to newspaper. Each detail in this window is thought of carefully and makes an impressive presentation. Get your swimming … Continue reading

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Packaging Going Green

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Cardboard & Kraft

Interesting post on The Dieline about the on going trend towards cardboard and kraft in packaging. We love the simple use of kraft in its raw form especially when decorative or re-usable elements are added to make the wrapping a … Continue reading

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Re-use, Re-purpose, Recyle and Recreate @ Club Monaco

Club Monaco found a new way to display plates used in their windows late last year. Several different vintage styles were hung on their back wall display and made for a strong presentation. This time around they flipped them and … Continue reading

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CDW Merchants @ Global Shop 2012

At Global Shop this year, which took place in Las Vegas at the end of February, we re-created a 14′ high Christmas Tree which was used as a fixture and segregated four important trends for the upcoming year. The props … Continue reading

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Red Bananas?

Banana Republic’s windows are ready for the holidays and we are seeing red! The simplest of ideas makes a bold statement here. They took the classic glass ornament in red and adorned the walls painted in the same color to … Continue reading

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Dial M for Madewell

While the Brits may have decided their bulky phone booths were obselete and removed them from most streets, their design continues to inspire. Recently Madewell included them in their windows, perhaps as a nod to the Alexa Chung collection (the … Continue reading

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