Our Mexican cushion range and frames on this Design Sponge Sneak Peek.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Monday, February 14, 2011
Our winter 2011 photoshoot took place over one warm, wet week, setting the scene perfectly for a winter season.
The aim was to create a series of window displays and a sneek peek into a New York style apartment.
Paint can, brushes & paint tubes help show off the SoHo ceramic range:
The tea towel display with pavlova, meringues, strawberries & cherries made for a tasty mid-morning treat:
Our lovely stylist Anna makes a few adjustments:
We spent hours making the bauble chandelier at work. During transportation to the photoshoot it became a tangled mess. Luckily for us it still looked pretty, and added a touch of 'bling' to our photo:
A stack of cushions carefully held in a mannequins arms. The corrugated iron wall in the apartment was the perfect backdrop for a slightly grungy look for our 'Cultural & Stylistic Diversity' display:
Anna gets in between the camera to adjust, adjust & adjust again!:
Bedroom set up one:
Shot list & inspiration pictures:
No matter how organised we are the apartments and houses we hire always become a bomb site, as this photo clearly shows. Every spare inch of space is used:
Teresa orders lunch - authentic New York Pizza delivered on a segway!
Bedroom set up two. Before:
Kevin, our friendly photographer:
The nosy neighbourhood cat. We tried to get him into a few shots, but he wouldn't stay put:
Setting up for the kitchen shot:
Our model on set:
The living room prior to set up:
During set up:
And after. We had to clear the entire space then position all of our product to create a realistic living room :
Delicious cupcake props from the Little Cake Kitchen. They served us well for afternoon tea :
The beginning stages of our paper napkin set up. We have quite a large napkin range and wanted to display the entire range in a fun way. We folded the napkins into triangles and created flowers with cupcake centers:
Friday, February 4, 2011
The Manhattan City Grid - ideas for tea towels and cushions
Apple cushion idea
Eclectic Manhattan. Cultural and Stylistic diversity.
Idea for tea towel.
Ideas for ceramic range.