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How dark patterns help brands like Temu and Shein to drive sales

Inside Retail

However, lurking in the shadows are what are known as ‘dark patterns’, intricately designed digital experiences that exploit human psychology – often at the expense of users’ best interests. In essence, a dark pattern is a devised user interface or interaction design that guides users into taking actions they might not have intended.

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Victorian balusters pattern surfaces at Aesop Yorkville store by Odami

Dezeen

The profile of balusters found across nearby buildings and porches is translated as a closely repeated pattern that forms maple wainscoting around the interior. The profile of a Victorian baluster forms wainscoting around the store. Read: MSDS Studio illuminates Aesop store in Toronto with collection of compact lamps.

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Form and function: How Cargo Crew is bringing style to workwear

Inside Retail

For example, the most suitable fabric design is a check pattern, as it helps to hide stains which can occur during work shifts, or a dark colour palette is helpful in the working environment. The post Form and function: How Cargo Crew is bringing style to workwear appeared first on Inside Retail.

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Smart Steps Retailers Can Take to Maximise Coupon Effectiveness

Retail Focus

Sometimes this is in the form of a coupon, and other times it’s linked to the account. If you combine this with an opt-in mobile app, then you can understand customer shopping patterns much more efficiently. The casino sector is a prime example of how this can be used effectively.

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“Easy to apply, bubble-free graphics.” What does this actually mean?

Drytac

This can be extremely frustrating for installers, but the good news is that there are many effective solutions, primarily in the form of the media that sign-makers and printers choose to work with. Drytac offers two types of bubble-free technologies within its wider range: Pattern Coated Adhesive and Air Egress Release Liner Technology.

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The Shapes United founder on bringing adaptive clothing into the mainstream

Inside Retail

“The process of pattern-making is a little bit different to standardised clothing,” Weber told Inside Retail. You kind of need to untrain yourself from the standard way and really look at functionality, form and fit. As a result, their clothing options often don’t emulate how they want to look or feel in the world.

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Heriot-Watt: Embracing Heritage in Designing Spaces

Design Middleeast

These screens filter light through a lattice pattern, abstracted from the university’s coat of arms, adding a distinctive touch that transforms the space into a vibrant reflection of global unity. As the country’s urban landscape expands, we can see echoes of ancient Arabian tribes reflected in its built environment.

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