This post on Crafthaus is a few knock your sock off ideas for making your booth display REMARKABLE !!!!!!!!!! This is an abridged version for a wholes series of posts from ASK Harriete on display.

The whole idea for this series of posts is to be inspired by display ideas from either stores or window displays.

Resources and Highlights for Remarkable Booth Display
Offers several resources for ideas including three book, online archive of Bergdorf Goodman windows and commentary.

Guidelines for Remarkable Booth Display

A  brief outline of important considerations.


Booth Display Impacts Customer Behavior


What could be more simple and fantastic than a tangle of hangers to create an innovative background. A perfect theme for anything clothing related.

Metallic gold hangers have a completely different look.
White hangers look just as fantastic!

White twigs
Painted white twigs seem like a great idea for a holiday show...but don't over fill the twigs with merchandise.  The twigs are your eye catching focal point and you don't want to loose the drama.

Wondering ....what to do with those old cassette or video tapes?

Cassette tapes
JUST DRAPE THE TAPE... Tapes aren't that strong,,,,,,but certainly strong enough to catch the eye. Practically speaking you could always camouflage some mono-filament fishing line for strength.

Building the fixtures (like this piano) may take too long...but I am thinking, what about the jewel boxes from C.D.s?  Glue them together in a grid. Build a front to your display to camouflage the legs.

What could be easier than helium balloon letters?
Helium ballonletters
In this window for Bergdorf Goodman the helium letters spell out the store name. The brilliant orange dress really works as a focal point. You could use a variation of this idea to spell out your name. Remember the post "YOUR Name on Display"suggests getting your name up high

Look at these other amazing ideas for suspending creativity in the air by Ken Marten.
They both use Vaseline as an adhesive.

BlueFLOWERwreathBlue flower petals are inspired....I can also imagine this with autumn leaves.

Imagine EVERYONE at the show...coming to your booth. Selling at a show is all about numbers. The more people in your booth, the more sales you will make.

This could all be made in foam corewithout the horse and be amazing.


The extra work required for a spectacular booth will be worth the effort.
A fabulous booth will bring in your customers.
A fabulous booth shot will get you into the next show.
A fabulous booth will earn you a reputation for "worth watching", blog posts and magazine articles.
Be prepared with lots of cards. People will go home to look at your web site.

Today's booth ideas are white on white.

A collection of mundane to ordinary objects all painted white
can be extraordinary.

CakeplatewhiteWhiteWhite on White always looks fabulous.
If your work is small, what if were displayed on Cake Plates, white plates, white boxes, white baskets? Yard sales shopping might help you find some great solutions.
Finish with a can of white spray paint. 


To much furniture to transport? How about this iteration of white furniture I found at The Urban Farm and Garden

Only the shelf is real, but all you need for display.
Painted furniture from The Urban Farm & Garden on Facebook

Maybe just one or two props are all that is needed to make a booth look distinctive.

White box white ribbonWhite boxes with white ribbons. Big boxes stacked up could create a pedestal. More boxes hold up your table top.

White ribbon big bow and boxesin the back of your booth? An elegant and festive motif for the holidays.











Many booths need mirrors to sell their items.... such as jewelry, scarves, or clothing.
Why not make your mirror a focal point?
Mirror, mirror.

Imagine a whole booth of mirrorsor find an old mirror and decorate it to match your booth.



















A mirror
is necessary for customers to look at themselves trying on jewelry....but emiko oye has taken this one step further by decorating her mirror with Legos to make it consistent with her theme. Look closely...
Photo Credit: Ravipa Veerasaksri



ABC used minimalist window details to illuminate visionary designers. These included Tom Dixon, The Conran Shop, Moroso/M’Afrique, local designers with VOOS Brooklyn, Glas Italia and a tribute to the classic Fritz Hansen Egg Chair by artist Tal R.

Pure white, black details and a spot of color always make an eye catching combination. Keep the color accent to one strong color.

Seattle flagship store window designed by Nate Rasmussen.

An area of eye catching and energizing color with diagonal lines from the cord creates a memorable impression. The cord could be used to hang anything from pitchers to clothing. The gears are completely optional.



 Macy’s window with graphic white clouds that acted as platforms for the mannequins or
your merchandise. The windows also showcased kites, birds and insects.

Use your imagination. Blue fabric in the background. Foam core clouds could be a background or extra display for merchandise. Make your own fabric kites to match your aesthetic. One or two kites within a booth space are all you need. Consider putting your name on the kites as a way to get your name up high.


Grafitti background
Topshop's  experiential “Colour Shock” window campaign was to mix a life event with commercial art in order to generate a maximum wow-factor. The result is a concept that combines a regular window space with the art of up-and-coming Japanese artist Que Houxo, who painted the window space with fluorescent paint, while passersby observed the spectacle.

Fabric or paper with paint or graffiti images
with lots of color and diagonals can really be eye-catching. Don't forgot to include your name in the graffiti so everyone remembers your name. What if you let anyone who bought work to sign their name on the side of your booth with a paint marker?

CHECK OUT Ask Harriete for a lot more ideas for booth display.

My CONCERN is that purchased displays, cases and standards of professionalism in the white tent have turned to stale white bread.

Make your booth REMARKABLE to engage your customer in a whole new way. Find more ideas on ASK Harriete.

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