Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo thrust minimalism into mainstream consumer culture with the release of her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up in 2011, but many retailers could also use a sprinkle of magic.
Deciding whether to go with white or cream on your store’s walls may feel like a trivial matter, but actually, it’s anything but. Interior design is a serious business powered by analytical choices, says Spaceworks’ Lizzi Whaley.
As part of our series that explores the retail industry's greatest moves of the past year, we picked Spaceworks CEO Lizzi Whaley's brains on the year that was in retail design, and asked for some predictions for 2017.
With rents reaching astronomical prices and demand high for shop space in the CBD, many retailers can’t get a foot in the door. However, a competition by Pop Up Now and Heart Of The City is giving a fashion designer the chance to open a pop-up retail shop amongst the action.
Spaceworks founder Lizzi Hines discusses using colour in retail spaces. She says it’s a wild generalisation to say one colour means the same thing for everyone who walks into that store.