Entries by Nikki-Jo

Millennial consumers and how they use retail

The millennial generation have an enormous impact on the retail sphere. As a result, retailers will have to continue developing strategies that entice millennials into their bricks and mortar stores by creating an all-encompassing experience. The millennial generation have grown up with mobile technology and as a result they expect to utilise it in every […]

Upcycling and how designers can use it within retail spaces

Upcycling Upcycling is one of the most popular interior design trends of the decade. Upcycling brings with it opportunities for show-stopping innovation, unlimited personalisation and utterly unique combinations of old and new styles. Upcycled furniture creates intriguing interiors that are individual. It’s an opportunity for retailers to express their individuality.   What is upcycling? Upcycling […]

The essential role of branding in the retail customer journey

Branding is so much more than a logo. Retailers and brands need to communicate these messages across all platforms consistently to build relationships with customers. The role of branding in the retail customer journey is also extremely important, as designers this is a core consideration within every project we undertake.   Considering the importance of […]

Creativity – How to maintain your creativity as a designer

As designer’s creativity is needed on a daily basis in order for us to develop concepts and ideas. Maintaining this level of creativity on a daily basis is an on-going challenge, particularly in busy and pressurised periods. Therefore, adopting an approach that allows time to nurture your creativity is crucial. This can be immersive and […]

Does Design Matter in a Retail Space

Today we are posing the question: Does design matter in a retail space? In a word, yes! When design is considered as an integral part of the brand it signifies an investment in the future. It allows you to build a relationship with your customers by giving them something to relate too. Effective design can […]

The Future of Retail Customer Experience

2016 could be described as a challenging and uncertain year for the retail industry with the political sphere’s unexpected changes around the world. However, that was last year and it is always good to look ahead with a positive perspective. With this in mind, we thought we would discuss what we can expect to see […]

Front of House Design

Our specialism at ‘Box of Frogs’ is retail and leisure design. Therefore, we thought we’d take the opportunity to chat about the importance of ‘Front of House Design’. Naturally, clients want to create a space that is aesthetically impactful to their customers. It’s also important that the FOH design represents the brand. However, there are […]

Retail spaces with a unique, modern twist

As retail and leisure designers, here at Box of Frogs we do like to see interesting and perhaps non-conventional retail spaces. We thought we would talk about a few examples that have become trends in recent years that have captured our attention.   Pop-up stores – Pop-up stores have become increasingly popular among retailers. The […]

Happy New Year from Box of Frogs!

It’s a New Year and were so excited to be back and see what 2017 has in store! From everyone at Box of Frogs we wish you all a very Happy New Year. Here at BOF HQ we have hit the ground running with our 50th Costa Drive Thru handover opening today in Ashton Moss […]