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rendleman orchards
There is a beautiful stretch of highway in southern Illinois as you head out of Carbondale. Highway 127 takes you through the lush rolling hills of Shawnee National Forest, dotted with exits to bike paths and scenic views, eggs for sale signs and a passing Amish buggy or two. Watch out for tortoise crossing, especially...
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blue bunny
When chocolate volcanos, psychedelic cereal sundaes and cold-brew donut shakes are offered as a job perk, who could resist? Such is the life of a visual merchandiser in the Ice Cream Capital of the World, Le Mars, Iowa. Wells Enterprises, the largest family-owned and managed ice cream and frozen treat manufacturer in the United States,...
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Georgia on our Mind: Atlanta Market
Three of our display artists and visual merchandisers flew south for a week of showroom hopping and trend spotting at Atlanta Market, one of the retail and design industry’s premier gift, décor and lifestyle markets. It featured more than 8,000 brands across multiple categories including home décor, gift, and hand-made as well as holiday decorations. ...
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tile trends
Tiles—whether they are ceramic, porcelain or terracotta, on the walls, on the floors or in the bathroom—can provide a tremendous impact on the look and feel of a space. Coverings, the largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, shared the following tile trends: Flecked effect. This is the terrazzo look. With...
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Slatwall kitchen store
With customers starting to make their way back into bricks and mortar stores, it’s a good idea to change displays on a monthly basis in order to keep things fresh and enticing. With its versatility and wide assortment of styles, Slatwall is an excellent product to use to help you accomplish this. Slatwall panels are...
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acrylic check out
In my 35 years of being in the retail/design industries, I’ve never seen so much acrylic. Acrylic face shields, sneeze guards and space separators, on countertops, showcases and checkouts. Of course, they are important and necessary, but please think carefully before you swiftly click, “buy and ship”. What will these do to your brand and...
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Biophilic Design
With the COVID-19 pandemic casting a shadow on all of us, our appreciation for the sun, nature and the outdoors has increased. It’s said that human beings have an innate attraction to nature. That biological affinity is called biophilia. The term was coined by American biologist, Edward O. Wilson, in the 1980s when he observed...
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popup shop
What’s an effective way for a retailer to expand their brand exposure exponentially, increase store locations and customer base, test out new designs and products, and engage shoppers in a fun way? If you said pop-up stores, you’re correct! More than ever, consumers are looking for a personalized shopping experiences and pop-ups provide just that....
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How does your business interior feel? Not feel as in good or bad, but by way of our sense of touch? Think about the many ways your visitors/clients/customers touch your business. It starts with the door handle – we’ve all entered a restaurant that might have an oversized fork or antler for the pull, and...
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Retailworks, Inc. is an award-winning commercial interior design, display, branding, and consulting firm headquartered in Milwaukee. We create engaging, branded environments, thought-provoking and intentional art, and display installations to positively influence the customer experience.

Retailworks, Inc. is 100% woman owned, and is the parent company of LMF Group.
Celebrating 25 years of creating amazing environments with outstanding results.