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How To Master The Literal Art Of Workspace Design

All Work

After long stints of working from home, people have come to expect both functionality and comfort from their office environments. . Office art curation is becoming a more inclusive, collaborative experience that brings more creativity into office environments — in turn creating a positive workplace culture. Allwork.Space caught up with art studio Acrylicize’s Managing Director Paul Arad to learn how employers can use art to attract talent and ultimately make their employees happy. .

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Five leadership tips from entrepreneurs

Inside Retail

It can be easy to compare ourselves with others seemingly ten steps ahead in business, or to make the mistake of believing success came quickly or easily. In fact, many entrepreneurs will spend years learning from mistakes before solidifying and successfully executing a winning idea. What we don’t always see are the day-to-day steps of consistently working at an idea and on personal development to achieve said success.

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Carnaby announces Christmas installation in collaboration with Choose Love

Retail Focus

Carnaby is world famous for its iconic Christmas installations and this year Carnaby welcomes the world with an immersive display which will be illuminated from Thursday 3rd November. Since 1997 Carnaby has brought joy to Christmas shoppers with inventive and magical lights. The streets have seen a variety of themes including an underwater seascape , colourful r ainbows , oversized fairy lights , giant snowmen , 60s in?

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Offhand Practice designs second-hand bookshop in Shanghai to mimic greengrocer

Dezeen

Used books are displayed in supermarket-style crates at the Deja Vu Recycle Store in Shanghai , which local studio Offhand Practice has designed to counter the "shabby" image associated with second-hand shops. The store, which also carries pre-owned fashion, is located on the first and second floor of a three-storey building on Shanghai's buzzy Anfu Road.

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The Pragmatic Guide to Composability

Be empowered to master the digital landscape and implement modular and adaptable composable technologies. Authored by Orium, The Pragmatic Guide to Composability takes readers on a journey from composable’s beginnings to common misconceptions about the approach, then concludes with strategies for choosing implementations that result in quick wins to grow your ROI.

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Oil rig repurposed as visitor attraction on Weston-super-Mare shoreline

Design Week

Newsubstance has led experimental project Seemonster, which saw a decommissioned oil rig turned into an installation to encourage reuse. Seemonster is one of ten central-government-funded projects commissioned as part of Unboxed festival. The festival aims to champion experiments within creativity across the UK and encourage the collaboration of cross-sector teams, from the creative industries to.

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SMS marketing tips from Australia’s fastest-growing brands

Inside Retail

SMS marketing is a staple in today’s direct-to-consumer toolkit, opening new opportunities for customer engagement, retention, and revenue growth. The channel’s reach and popularity have extended to all corners of the world, including in Australia, where more brands and consumers are going mobile to not only communicate but shop. More than 74 per cent of Australian shoppers are already signed up to receive SMS marketing messages from brands, while more than half (51 per cent) say they would sign

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Your guide to the 10 best design museums in Milan and around

Design Wanted

DesignWanted collaborated with MuseoCity to create a guide featuring the 10 best design museums in Milan and around that showcase design all year like you’ve never […]. The post Your guide to the 10 best design museums in Milan and around appeared first on DesignWanted.

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“A question of efficiency”: the design of symbols over the centuries

Design Week

“The notion of symbolism is amazing because you can embody meaning in the simplest of things,” says Colin Salter, author of the recently published 100 Symbols that Changed the World. His latest book delves into the origins and stories behind symbols that have played an important role in human culture and every-day life. Ranging from 18,000 BCE to 2020, Salter seeks to explain the creation of.

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High tech meets high fashion: Balmain launches NFT-based loyalty program

Inside Retail

French luxury fashion house Balmain has launched a non-fungible token (NFT) based membership program, The Balmain Thread, in partnership with MintNFT. Launched during Paris Fashion Week, it’s a reimagined loyalty and rewards program powered by Web3 technology and designed to be a seamless experience across physical and digital environments. . The program realises Balmain’s creative director Olivier Rousteing’s vision of creating one unbroken story that will continue into the future.

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TAG Heuer unveils exhibition windows and pop-up at Harrods

Retail Focus

TAG Heuer unveils today its exhibition windows and pop-up at London’s iconic shopping destination, Harrods. TAG Heuer has worked with the world’s leading department store for over 20 years, sharing a commitment to offering watchmaking excellence in an environment known for unparalleled luxury. Continuing this partnership, and following the opening of its new boutique in the heart of the Harrods Fine Watches room in February of this year, the exhibition showcases the celebrated Carrera Chronograp

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Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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DesignWanted Award: Call for Entries is now open

Design Wanted

DesignWanted Award is a brand new design competition launched and supported by DesignWanted. The Award aims to honor designers and businesses that are solving the world’s […]. The post DesignWanted Award: Call for Entries is now open appeared first on DesignWanted.

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What will AI mean for the future of the design industry?

Design Week

A debate around Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the role it will play in the future of the creative industries has left some experts suggesting that its role will be to sweep up “uninteresting” repetitive work while others see it as an existential threat to the industry. The House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee met this week to hear from cross-sector leaders as part of the Creative.

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Woolworths says MyDeal data breach impacted 2.2 million customers

Inside Retail

Woolworths has reported a data breach impacting 2.2 million users of its MyDeal subsidiary. The company said in a stock exchange filing that a compromised user credential was used to gain unauthorised access to MyDeal’s customer relationship management system. The company is now contacting impacted users by email. “Woolworths Group’s cyber security and privacy teams are fully engaged and working closely with MyDeal to support the response,” said Woolworths Group chief security

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Gilly Hicks has officially opened its first standalone store in Ireland.

Retail Focus

Victoria Square has announced that activewear and lifestyle brand Gilly Hicks has officially opened its first standalone store in Ireland. The store is located on the lower ground level of Victoria Square and follows the opening of Carnaby Street in London earlier this year. . Gilly Hicks sits in the Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) brand portfolio, offering a range of activewear, loungewear and underwear, in patterns and colours that match everyone’s styles regardless of gender id

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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The best projects in EDIT Napoli 2022

Design Wanted

Autumn is a busy season in the design world; October 9th marked the end of the fourth consecutive edition of EDIT Napoli. The fair focuses on […]. The post The best projects in EDIT Napoli 2022 appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Wolff Olins repositions US instant grocery brand Instacart

Design Week

Wolff Olins has repositioned US grocery tech company Instacart with a reworked carrot symbol, which is part of a new identity designed to reflect value and innovation. Instacart aims to make online grocery shopping affordable and accessible to people across the US and Canada. Its in-house team worked on the project alongside Wolff Olins. Central to the project is the new arrow-shaped carrot.

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“Incredibly smart”: Kmart targets Gen Z with updated beauty offering

Inside Retail

The face of beauty is shifting, with younger generations leading a step change in the way the industry approaches marketing and retail. Rather than advertising products in the pages of beauty magazines or TV commercials, Gen Z is increasingly learning about and buying their cosmetics through social media and influencers – specifically, on TikTok. Gen Z currently makes up around 18 per cent of Australia’s population, making them an increasingly important market for savvy businesses, as they age t

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Seven dials welcomes innovative art retail Concept, The Hook

Retail Focus

Shaftesbury has announced that The Hook, a unique art gallery retail concept, has opened its flagship London store in Seven Dials in the heart of the West End. Featuring a range of both established and emerging artists, across a variety of subjects and styles, the 1,588 sq ft space is located at 37A Neal Street, adjacent to Ollie Quinn. The Hook Seven Dials spans two floors and features their frequently updated collection of framed artwork.

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Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

What trends can online merchants expect after more than two years of exponential growth? Companies must expand on the trends that exploded during the pandemic if they want to see continued growth in their businesses while facing a recessionary economy. From social commerce to BOPIS, the name of the game is to meet and sell to customers wherever they are, through multiple channels.

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The Trade Group Chosen as One of Event Marketer’s Top 50 Fabricators for 2022

Trade Show Booth Companies - Trade Group

The Trade Group is thrilled to announce the company has been recognized as one of Event Marketer’s top 50 fabricators for live events and trade shows. This is the second year in a row The Trade Group has been awarded the honor, and the fifth time in the company’s history to make the roster. Event Marketer’s Fab 50 gives recognition to the companies and people who labor behind the scenes at trade shows.

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PDD collaborates with Trojan Energy to create hidden EV charging points

Design Week

PDD has collaborated with start-up clean tech company Trojan Energy to develop “innovative, first of a kind”, on-street electric vehicle (EV) chargers that are hidden from view when not in use. Trojan Energy had an existing patent on what it calls “flat-and-flush” EV on-street charging technology and needed a partner to “design the charger’s infrastructure”, according to PDD engineering design.

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Polestar is bringing its award-winning retail concept, Space, to Australia

Inside Retail

It’s exciting times for Polestar. The Swedish performance electric car brand is opening its first ‘Space’ store in Australia, at Melbourne’s Chadstone Shopping Centre, this summer. The ‘Space’ retail concept enables customers to interact with the Polestar brand, meet product specialists and take a test drive in the all-electric Polestar 2. The concept was recently named “Most Immersive Brand Home” by leading design publication Wallpaper*.

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Sleep.8 opens upsized flagship store on the kings road

Retail Focus

Sloane Stanley has announced the opening of technology-led sleep smart brand, Sleep.8 , in its newly upsized and refurbished flagship store at 362-368 King’s Road. The expanded store, which has more than doubled in size, has opened its new look 2,950 sq ft space on the King’s Road. Designed by an in-house team, the store provides bespoke solutions for sleep-related challenges through eco-friendly products which are hypoallergenic and plant-based, providing advice and support from specially

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From Concept to Deployment: Building Commerce Storefronts with Composable UI

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Seven Undeniable Benefits of Exhibiting at Trade Shows

Trade Show Booth Companies - Trade Group

Imagine me standing in front of you right now as I explain the seven undeniable benefits of exhibiting. We’d probably have a much stronger connection than what’s happening right now. By reading this online, you probably won’t remember my name—It’s Cameron, nice to meet you —and you certainly won’t recognize my face. . Don’t get me wrong, reading a blog is fine and good, but if we were having a real conversation, it’s much more likely that these points will be remembered.

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Pigmenti is Lea Ceramiche’s new colorful tactile collection

Design Wanted

Ferruccio Laviani is a designer with quite a radical attitude, he is not afraid of daring and pushing the limits when it comes to products: the […]. The post Pigmenti is Lea Ceramiche’s new colorful tactile collection appeared first on DesignWanted.

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Why growth is slowing at e-commerce giant Shopee

Inside Retail

Shopee, the e-commerce unit of Singapore-based Sea Ltd, is the market leader in Southeast Asia by revenue. But there are some big questions to be answered about where the business is headed. The company’s data shows it is now not only the e-commerce kingpin in its own neighbourhood but also the global leader in some metrics, such as time shoppers spend on the app.

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Mango increases its presence in the UK with three store openings to reach almost 50 stores by 2022

Retail Focus

Mango, one of Europe’s leading fashion groups, is accelerating its expansion in the United Kingdom with the opening of three new stores this autumn to bring the total to almost 50 by 2022, combining its physical presence in shopping centres with standalone stores and corners in department stores. After opening in September at Dartford’s Bluewater shopping centre, the company is continuing its expansion by opening. a new store tomorrow in London’s new Battersea Power Station shopping centre, with

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How Retailers Are Transforming Customer Experiences with Data & AI

Speaker: David Azoulay, Marc Stracuzza, Román Tejada, and Guest Speaker Sucharita Kodali

Imagine a retail landscape where every interaction is personalized, every decision informed, and every opportunity maximized 🤔✨ Join us for an exploratory journey into the heart of AI-driven retail innovation. We’ll unveil the transformative potential of AI and data analytics in shaping the future of omnichannel personalization and e-commerce.

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Top 10 Largest Building and Construction Trade Shows in 2023 

Trade Show Booth Companies - Trade Group

The construction industry is booming in the United States. According to Statista , the U.S. construction sector is valued at about 1.6 trillion US dollars. With so much growth in the industry, it’s no wonder there are so many massive building and construction trade shows. What’s even more fascinating is the overall value of the industry rose by 8% between 2020 and 2021.

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Lessons From Higher Education To Guide Office Design

All Work

Employees’ relationship with the physical workplace is starting to look more like students’ relationship with a campus in terms of the role of shared spaces for working and meeting. . The factors to consider for effective office design are varied — the quality and quantity of spaces, scheduling, research and analytics, and worker flexibility — yet all important. .

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New store concept signals start of more elevated era for Wittner: CEO

Inside Retail

Walking into the newly redesigned Wittner store in Booragoon shopping centre in Perth is like stepping inside a friend’s apartment, if that friend happened to be a stylist with exquisite taste. Premium and unique touches, such as marble accents, linen curtains, full-height mirrors, designer furniture and hand-crafted paper pendant lights created by local artists, convey a luxurious look and feel and signal the start of a new, more elevated era for the 110-year-old footwear brand, according to Wi

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Ted’s Grooming Room launches in Fulham Road

Retail Focus

Sloane Stanley has announced the launch of Ted’s Grooming Room, London’s ‘most authentic barbers’, at 283 Fulham Road. The 645 sq ft space combines traditional Turkish grooming services with a quintessential English barbershop aesthetic. Ted’s Grooming Room, which embodies a 1920s cinema theme throughout, is located in the heart of Chelsea, and brings its prestigious barber services to the community and respected residential area.

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2 Retail Sectors That Are Completely Changing the Game: FMCG & Q-Commerce

Speaker: Joe Heather, Deliverect GM (UK&I) & Noah Hayes, Deliverect GM (US&CA)

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Quick Commerce (Q-commerce) are two vibrant sectors that have undergone significant transformations with the advancements in digital technology. With growing internet penetration and the proliferation of smartphones, consumers' purchasing habits have unsurprisingly evolved. They now demand quick, convenient, and seamless shopping experiences, which both FMCG and Q-commerce sectors strive to provide.