5 things a creative mind has to fight every new year & Happy New Year 2017!

My wish for 2017 to all creative minds -and especially to visual merchandisers-  is to

Make friends with fear…

…of work…of chaos…of orderliness…of acceptance/others

…of you.

Pause, look at it…feel the fear and continue.

Accept both orderliness & chaos

(as we all swim in it in various ways every single day).

So take its parts and collage everything the way is better for you.

Happy New Year 2017!

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Windows are as essential to office prestige as Christmas is to retailing


via: quoteaddicts.com

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Steal like an artist by Austin Kleon

What is originality? Undetected plagiarism. William Ralph Inge

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon (ελλ. έκδοση: Κλέψε σαν καλλιτέχνης, Key Books)


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Some life experience that a visual type of person would share

Cathy for Warby Parker sunglasses

Such a long and interesting story is that of Cathy, Visual Director at Warby Parker (a brand for sunglasses), in Garance Dore. Helpfull advices, an awkward carreer path and everyday routine details of a visual director’s business role or even a visual merchandisers job. Working for high brands is not always as imaginary as it seems but at the end it is worth the effort. What we notice throughout this extensive interview : more & more

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10 things about human nature that affect merchandise presentations


We all suppose that human nature affects merchandise presentations. It is self-evident. But how many times do we really walk the walk? Find some general but really useful aspects of our nature that we should rarely dismiss when coordinating merchandise presentations: more & more

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