Category Archives: Retail Design

Styling Finds, Prada Gals!

The Prada  Fantasy Lookbook  2013 is out!

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Styling Finds, Helmut Newton, Gucci 2002 and DreamBox

These  are sandals I bought in 2002.IMG_7439

It’s Tom Ford for Gucci Fall 2002.100062687

I still believe ,it was one of his best collections. One of the best fashion collections of the 21 century  generally so far. I would wear every piece even now.

But this postcard I bought  at Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin only 2 years ago.

It’s the image from US  Vogue that made me to buy theses shoes than.
We can’t buy our dreams, but we still keep paying for the parts of them.

 I keep the sandals and the postcard in the same box.

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Design Masterclass, Real Fantasies by AMO and Prada

There is another masterclass by AMO and Prada  for retail designers and visual merchandisers: Prada Real Fantasies for Spring/Summer 2013.

Art directed  by AMO, the video presentation features Lok Jansen, Jeroen Koolhaas, Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, Miguel Taborda, Lucia Venturini and Lucia Zamponi.

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Design Talks, The Future of Retail

Wednesday, March 13 Westerdals School of Communication is hosting a seminar The Future of Retail.TFOR_programme_last

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Design Tips, Shopping in Belgium

2 my favorite shops in Belgium:

Obin in Kortrijk

Icon in Brussels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There you will find an interesting selection of “new wave” designers, nice interior and atmosphere and the most amazing sales people and service. I really enjoyed just talking to the girls in the shops  and found out many new brands that I didn’t know before. For example Shine Blossom, a completely new french brand that tailors leather bags and accessories exclusively in luxurious colored and vintage leathers. Thanks Ingrid for that!

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Design Work, Yoga Design

I’ve been addicted to fashion for years and now I’m getting addicted to Yoga. Being a practical person, I’ve managed to get  both my addiction together and developed a special interests on yoga clothes.

Next month my students  at Westerdals and me are starting to work on the development of  the brand spatial strategy  for the new Norwegian label Run&Relax. So far I’m  little bit following the brands with longer experience on the market.

There is the design news from Lululemon :

Lululemon works with the key pieces updating them and informing about updates. The whole story you can read here :

http://www.lululemon.com/community/blog

Must to admit, I already own a  Scuba Hoodie , but I definitely will go for the new one as well.

Should I rename my blog: Another Addict Blog?

btw, the most interesting part is the comments on the new design

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Design Work, Conversation with Magazine DEKO

In summer, while I was in Riga,  I met the editor-in-chief  of Latvian Interior magazine DEKO Agnese for a conversation about design. We talked about Latvian design, Scandinavian design and how does  it feel to be a Latvian designer in Scandinavia.

You can read it in the last issue of  DEKO 

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Design Finds, Pre-Order Online

Do you remember my Wish-List 2012 ?

I just did the first of my life re-order online on www.luisaviaroma.com

I suppose to get these Beketts until 15 August. We’ll see how it works.

If it works, the possibility of  pre-ordering is a really revolution in retail world and will have a huge impact on retail interior design and visual merchandising in close future.

Thanks Mandi,  www.findmeamuse.com who posted information about pre-ordering on her blog.

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