Presentation on theme: "Visual Merchandising and Display"— Presentation transcript:
1 Visual Merchandising and Display Chapter 18Unit 6
2 WHAT DO YOU THINK?Window Store fronts often celebrate a certain season.Which elements in the storefront or window display help us identify the season?Colors, lighting, graphics, props, etc
3 18.1 DISPLAY FEATURES Visual merchandising Encompasses all the physical elements that merchandisers use to project an image to customers.Promotes interest in merchandise or services, encourages purchasing, and reinforces customer satisfaction.
4 DISPLAY Display Storefront The visual and artistic aspects of presenting a product to a target group of customers.StorefrontEncompasses a store’s sign or logo, marquee, banners, awnings, windows, and the exterior design, ambiance, and landscaping.Marquee – canopy that extends over the entrance
5 STORE LAYOUT Store Layout Refers to ways that stores use floor space to facilitate and promote sales and serve customers.A typical store layout divides a store into four distinct spaces
6 STORE LAYOUT CONT. Selling space Storage Space Used for interior displays, wall and floor merchandise, product demonstrations, sales transactions, and aisles for customer traffic flow.Storage SpaceInventory or store rooms
7 STORE LAYOUT CONT. Personal Space Customer Space Allocated to store employees for office space, lockers, lunch breaks, and restroomsCustomer SpaceIs designed for the comfort and convenience of the customer and may include sandwich, soda, and coffee shops, in-store restaurants, seating, lounges, and recreation areas for children.Can you think of a place that has all of these things?
8 18.2 Artistic Design Display Design and Preparation 1. Select Merchandise for Display2. Selecting the DisplayFeature 1 item, similar items, related products, cross-mix3. Choosing a settingRealistic, semi realistic (leaves details to imagination), abstract (not reality)
9 DISPLAY DESIGN CONT. Focal Point 4. Manipulating Artistic Elements Elements of display include line, color, shape, direction, texture, proportion, motion, and lighting.5. Evaluation of Completed DisplaysDo displays enhance the stores image, and promote products?Focal PointEffective displays/designs should have a focal pointAn area in the display that attracts attention first