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How the Metaverse is Influencing ‘Real Life’​ Design

3D rendered environments, digital art, NFT’s and the metaverse are becoming BIG influencers on design.

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How do your ‘Green Credentials’ stack up?

Alongside the prominent voices of David Attenborough and Gretta Thunberg.

Interviews

Restaurant & Bar Design Awards Q&A

Speaking to Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, creative agency FormRoom’s MD.

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The Luxury Jewellery Industry In 2020

The luxury jewellery industry seems on track for a sparkling future.

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Contemporary Interior Trends in Hotel Design

Interior design studios are creating award winning layouts across both hostel and hotel projects.

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Dezeen – Seven ice cream shops

Dezeen has scooped up seven design-focused ice cream shops to satisfy your sweet tooth all year round.

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What to Expect for Café Interiors in 2020

How can a café encourage customers to stay in and fully experience the brand?

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Food and Beverage Industry Trends

What’s next for the food and beverage industry in 2019/20?

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FormRoom Appointed Three’s Retail Creative Agency

Three UK appoints retail design agency, FormRoom to explore new boundaries.

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How Do Pop-Ups Help Brands Evolve?

Pop-ups have become an integral part in creating hype around your business.

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Creating your Brand Blueprint: A Roadmap to Success

How to distil, evolve or expand your brand identity and brand experience?

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Why Pop Ups Are Changing The Future For Luxury Retail Brands

Pop-ups proving a staple for luxury brands.

Awards

Milk Train Wins Best Experiential Design

FormRoom awarded best Experiential Design at The Drum Awards for our Milk Train store design.

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Dezeen for FormRoom

FormRoom fashions Instagrammable interiors for Milk Train ice cream shop.

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Frame Magazine for FormRoom

Instagram trends are informing spaces – such as this Art Deco ice creamery in London.

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How paid sabbaticals have benefited FormRoom

We live in an age where people’s interests in wellbeing and a healthy work-life balance are on the rise.

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Casa Vogue for FormRoom

London ice cream shop has interior designed for Instagram.

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Hospitality Design for FormRoom

FormRoom Reinvents the Roman Empire with Kailo.

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Store Of The Future: Part Three

Nailing the basics remains key to a successful store experience on a low-budget.

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5 Unique Window Displays Designed to Inspire

In today’s fiercely competitive market, brands are seeking to do more than simply displaying well-dressed mannequins

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Store Of The Future: Part Two

In a 3-part blog series, we look at the key topics in a successful store experience for today’s customers.

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Restaurant & Bar Design Awards Winner Interview

The awards represent the very best in our profession, so it’s a wonderful feeling to be amongst our design heroes from across the world.

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Store of The Future: Part 1

What do successful stores you and your team have worked on look like?

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Creating In-Store Experiences to Engage Customers

Customer experience has fast become a top priority for brands.

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Interiors Trend Report 2019/20

Our most successful campaigns have been when we match the brand purpose with the customer connection and customer journey.

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Brands championing sustainability in 2019

The rise of deforestation, climate change and air pollution have caused environmental concerns.

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Brand Experience In China

As consumer confidence remains low in the Western markets, even the smaller brands are looking elsewhere for their growth opportunities.

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The Rise of Experiential Retail in Athleisure

With a forecasted growth of 30% by 2020, athleisure is considered the fastest growing retail sector.

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FormRoom wins at The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

We’re incredibly thrilled to announce Milk Train took home ‘Best Cafe UK’ at The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards.

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The Revival of Brick and Mortar: In-Store Experiences

The retail industry is seeing a massive shift for retailers to develop bespoke interactive experiences in a physical space.

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Office Design and Interiors

We are seeing a massive shift in favour of design elements being introduced into office spaces.

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The Most Instagrammable Retail Design

We’re now seeing that same ethos being applied beyond retail and into any consumer-led space; including food and beverage.

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A Focus On The Male Customer

The industry has recognised the growing importance of men’s fashion and their consumer behaviour.

Awards

International VM Awards 2018

The International VM Awards recognise the very best examples of visual merchandising across all sectors, globally.

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Visual Merchandising & Display Awards 2017

2017 was an unrivalled year for FormRoom and Prop Studios with our talented team producing some of our best work yet.

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Puma x Fenty 18th Century French Culture Inspired Pop-Up

We took key moments, like Rihanna in head-to-toe pink, pearls and a lace fan strutting down the catwalk.

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Don’t Make Me Choose! The Rise of Destination Dining

We took key moments, like Rihanna in head-to-toe pink, pearls and a lace fan strutting down the catwalk.

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Mon Purse Focuses on Digital Customisation for Pop-Up

We took key moments, like Rihanna in head-to-toe pink, pearls and a lace fan strutting down the catwalk.

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Neom Organics Launches Experiential & Multi-Sensory Experience

Neom Organics partnered with FormRoom to design their new Leeds store.

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Retro Sixties Vibes For Levi’s V&A Pop-Up

FormRoom were asked to design and build a shop-in-shop within the V&A to celebrate their latest exhibition.

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Absurd Bird Restaurant Takes Inspiration from The Bayou’s Tropical Aesthetic

FormRoom continued their collaboration with DesignLSM to create their latest eclectically designed eating space.

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Ted Baker Debuts Ottowa Store with Reference to Construction Toys

FormRoom were invited to develop a proposal for various interior panel units of the brand’s Ottowa Store in Canada.

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Pantone’s Colour(s) of 2016

Retail Design Blog is a platform curated to show the best of architect, design and visual merchandising.

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Retail Design Blog for FormRoom

Retail Design Blog is a platform curated to show the best of architect, design and visual merchandising.

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Levi’s Evolves Brand Interiors with a Focus on Their Female Customer

Levi’s came to Formroom seeking to evolve their brand interiors, focusing particularly on their female customer.

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Mon Purse Unveils Dynamic Pop-Up With Embossing Station

FormRoom were invited to work in collaboration with That Group for the new Hilton in Bournemouth.

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The World of Charles and Ray Eames

FormRoom were invited to work in collaboration with That Group for the new Hilton in Bournemouth.

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Yayoi Kusama, Victoria Miro Gallery: Immersive Mirror Rooms

Yayoi Kusama recently created three immersive mirror rooms for the Victoria Miro Gallery.

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Olivia Burton’s Pop-up Embossing Station Draws on British Countryside

Taking inspiration from vintage designs and the British countryside, Olivia Burton is the most coveted watch brand of the moment.

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Hilton Tongue & Cheek Schpoons & Forx Restaurant

FormRoom were invited to work in collaboration with That Group for the new Hilton in Bournemouth.

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Hilton Unveils Cohesive & Inspiring Meeting Room Installations

FormRoom worked in collaboration with That Group to create the ‘business spa’ conference suite for Hilton Bournemouth.

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Charlotte Tilbury Captures the Glamour and Opulence of The Art Deco Era

FormRoom were invited to work on the brand’s new Glasgow and Belfast concession spaces.

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Ted Baker’s Commercial St Reinforces the Brand’s Strong British Heritage

The brand came to FormRoom to produce Ted’s exhibtion stand at Baselworld in Switzerland.

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Charlotte Tilbury emulates the Art Deco era with opulent palm tree chandeliers

FormRoom were invited to work with Charlotte Tilbury on the brand’s concession spaces at Selfridges.

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Serpentine Gallery Unveils Pavilion and Summer Houses

BIG’s structure focuses on a concept based on visitor experience.

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A Naturalistic Palette For Levi’s, John Lewis Pop-Up Concessions

Levi’s came to FormRoom in order to produce two pop up concessions.

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Absurd Bird Celebrates the Weird & Wonderful in Southern Inspired Restaurant

FormRoom recently worked with hospitality designers DesignLSM on Absurd Bird’s restaurant in Shoreditch.

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Tom Dixon at St James Church for Clerkenwell Design Week

Tom Dixon took over St James Church, on Clerkenwell Green, by installing a stunning series of lighting and furniture.

Awards

FormRoom & Ted Baker nominated for Retail Week Interiors Award

We are delighted to announce that FormRoom & Ted Baker have been nominated as a finalist for Retail Week Interiors Award’s.

Awards

Ted Baker’s Commercial Street Store wins Store Concept 2015 Award

We are delighted to announce that Ted Baker‘s Commercial Street Store, has won Retail Focus’ Store Concept Award 2015.