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Pop Up Installation For HTA National Plant Show 2022

Pop Up Installation For HTA National Plant Show 2022

This month I have been working with the fantastic, HTA Learning & Development team to create a Visual Merchandising Pop Up installation at this years National Plant Show.

So very proud of our Pop Up installation, I designed this installation titled “ Tunnel Vision “ in collaboration with my fantastic Learning & Development colleagues Alexandra Jenkins and Holly Parker.

The concept has been designed around goals in the HTA’s sustainability road map with each of the arches representing different themes, including; Water, Carbon,Plastic Waste, Peat and Chems & Ferts. 

RHS Assessor at Chelsea Flower Show 2022

RHS Assessor at Chelsea Flower Show 2022

This month it has all been about working with the RHS Team at Chelsea Flower Show assessing the inspiring trade stands at this years show.

Lots of beautiful and inspiring gardens, many exhibits celebrating the Queens Platinum Jubilee. Here are some photos of my favourite gardens, I particularly liked the Studio 54 inspired Planet Studio concept – a great example of effective Plant Visual Merchandising! The bright, vibrant and sustainable garden created for homelessness charity, St. Mungo’s was a joy to see. As well as the Veevers Carter beautiful floral installation in tribute to her Majesty The Queen.

Visual Merchandising For The Re Opening of Cheddar Gorge

Visual Merchandising For The Re Opening of Cheddar Gorge

The month of March has been busy for us here at VMC helping our retail clients getting ready for the Spring season.

It was great to join the Retail team at Longleat to work with them at their store in Cheddar Gorge, Somerset prepare for their re-opening on 1st April, after being closed since March 2020 ! I worked with the team to design and create the new store layout and product locations. We then worked over 5 days to merchandise all the new stock, getting the store ready for the reopening. 

Welcome To 2022 !

Welcome To 2022 !

Welcome to my first blog post of 2022 !

For my first blog post of the year I wanted to share with you a beautiful installation I designed and installed for one of my fantastic clients, Elena Cudworth. Elena is the owner of Elenique Skin Clinic in Fulham, London.

For Elena’s Christmas window display we reused the wooden frame from last year’s install. The arch was dressed with green garlands, pine cones, pampas and glitter baubles in blush pink and caramel to create a new look for Christmas 2021.

Dressing Christmas at itv Studios London

Dressing Christmas at itv Studios London

For my final post of 2021, I wanted to share with you probably my favourite Visual Merchandising job this Christmas was working with Freelance Visual Merchandiser & Team creating Christmas magic at ITV Studios for their daytime shows, GMB, Lorraine, This Morning and Loose Women
Loved working with such a fabulous team , Karen Murray, Martin Child, Milly Talbot Dunn, Frankie O’Brien, Tina Chignoli and Jan Clarke.

Finally, I would like to wish you all a very Happy New Year 2022 !
Thank you to all my lovely customers whom I have had the pleasure to work with this year and thank you for supporting my business.

For more information on how I can assist your business with Visual Merchandising Consultancy and Display installations in 2022, I would love to hear from you – please feel free to contact me via email ;

sarah@visualmerchandisingconsultant.co.uk

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Christmas Installations at Warner Leisure Hotels

Christmas Installations at Warner Leisure Hotels

Christmas has finally arrived ! This month has been very busy with the start of the Christmas window dressing and in store installation season. I am finding that a lot of retailers and businesses are wanting to create more impact and theatre this year, especially due to the effects of Christmas 2020 !

During November I have worked with some of my ex Selfridges Visual Merchandising colleagues to create Christmas throughout the Warner Leisure Hotels across the UK. It’s been fantastic to work again with the talented Karen Murray & Martin Child (FreelanceVisualMerchandiser.co.uk) and to work on their first hotel project.

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Visual Merchandising Consultancy For Longleat Safari Park

Visual Merchandising Consultancy For Longleat Safari Park

This month I have been working for one of my long term customers, Longleat Safari Park and what an amazing location to be working in their African Traders Shop which looks over the Giraffes and Zebras!

For more information on how I can assist your business with creating bespoke Visual Merchandising and Window Installations please contact me via email ;

sarah@visualmerchandisingconsultant.co.uk

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New Season Window Displays at Elenique Skin Clinic London

New Season Window Displays at Elenique Skin Clinic London

It is hard to believe that Autumn is nearly here already ! I wanted to share with you the new season windows we created for one of my Independent clients’s, Elenique Skin Clinic in London. We created new windows and in store displays to celebrate the coming Autumn season yesterday. 

Elena wanted to focus upon a new brand she has recently invested in for her business, Byonik – the first ever skin rejuvenation system guided by your pulse ! We also installed branded vinyl on the glass front to showcase the publications who have featured and promoted Elena’s business.

For more information on how I can assist your business with creating bespoke Visual Merchandising and Window Installations please contact me via email ;

sarah@visualmerchandisingconsultant.co.uk

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Visual Merchandising Consultancy To Support Local Artisan Businesses at Nene Court

Visual Merchandising Consultancy To Support Local Artisan Businesses at Nene Court

Over the past couple of months I have been working with new client, Nene Court Emporium in Wellingborough, Northants.
Owner, Paul has created a fantastic business of creating a retail emporium selling local artisan gifts and crafts from over 50 local sellers. Paul has seen a huge increase of visitors over the past year, especially due to the increase of appreciation from customers to buy and support local businesses.
I have been working with Paul and his Store Manager to showcase their local artists within their windows and creating linked hot spot areas in store, which will rotate on a monthly basis. Paul has reported an increase of sales for one artist showcased in June’s window by 100% – Which was amazing news and really highlights the importance of the shop window ! 

For more information on how I can assist your business with creating bespoke Visual Merchandising and Window Installations please contact me via email ;

sarah@visualmerchandisingconsultant.co.uk

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Visual Merchandising Consultancy For St Albans Museums & Galleries

Visual Merchandising Consultancy For St Albans Museums & Galleries

It was great to be back working with the retail team at St Albans Museum & Gallery ahead of their reopening this month.

I spent the day helping the team with the re merchandising of their store, implementing the practical Visual Merchandising techniques that I had taught them during a bespoke Visual Merchandising training course towards the end of 2020.

We created a strong hot spot space at the front of the store which featured local merchandise from the St Albans area, which should create a great focus for their customers once they re open. Also, focusing upon creating key sections for Kids, Books and Gifting.

For more information on how I can assist your business with creating bespoke Visual Merchandising and Window Installations please contact me via email ;

sarah@visualmerchandisingconsultant.co.uk

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