Category Archives: things we love

Thinking Outside the Box

Simple kraft boxes have their place, but when you have the opportunity to differentiate your product and add value, why go with a simple box when you can incorporate the product and your brand image into the design of a … Continue reading

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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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BCBG: Back to the Basics (Black and White)

BCBG incorporated their new design featuring a new line of black and white clothing with complimentary props with the same color palette. Although the holiday rush is over, we admire the continuation of gift boxes with a twist: white boxes with … Continue reading

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New Approach to Holiday Risers @ Gap

We were walking past the Gap windows recently and loved the creative approach that the retailer has taken to transform basic, brown boxes and recreate them into metallic gold and glossy white holiday risers. Using the boxes as platforms for … Continue reading

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Butterflies @ Club Monaco

We love these butterflies at Club Monaco. They are all over the store, and they make such a grand statement! The use of the small, medium, and large sizes in gold adds a sense of realism and wonder to the … Continue reading

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Hugo Boss Green Truck Mobile Store

Hugo Boss has opened up a mobile store concept, and it looks great. We love seeing retailers think outside of the norm with things like Pop up stores, and mobile stores like this one. To see more visit the original … 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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Gift branding of Stella & Dot

I recently attended a Stella & Dot Trunk Show and went to support my friend who was the hostess. I ended up buying a necklace and got a pleasant surprise when it arrived as the packing was terrific. At first … Continue reading

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