Jesus and Bat in a Bell Jar

“Color in the Making” (Black Dog Publishing) a book provided as outreach by Sensational Color (headed by Kate Smith) discusses this work “Jesus and Bat Under Glass” by Burk Uzzle (The foremost photographer of Woodstock) on pages 166-167. The composition is an extremely artistic addition to my FixturesCloseUp Bell Jar thread summarized below. If you care to discuss technique and…

Drive-By Shooting at Macy’s®

[youtube=http://youtu.be/UGhfuoiw0As] FixturesCloseUp only recently began documenting retail displays in motion. But keeping merchandise stationary and moving the shopper works equally well. Here is a drive-by shooting from the down escalator of Macy’s® in both video and successive stills. I only had to make the down-around-up-and-down-again circuit 3 times to get all to work. I drew a…

Mercedes Benz Brands Miniature Floor Mats

Don’t you hate when deep snow, slush and melt overflow your generic vehicle floor mats? Mercedes Benze® demonstrates how this won’t happen in miniature with the Approved M-B High-Wall Floor Trays. The miniatures sell the design concept and benefit immediately. Look close to see they are Mercedes Star Logo emblazoned too. Of course if you could charge what Mercesed…

Particle Board Slatwall Looks Good

Texture as well as color have a role in your display surfaces. Just as an entire environment seldom works well totally monochromatic, all smooth shine or rough and rugged surfaces can be visually boring too. Mix it up. And if on a budget, Particle Board Slatwall should not be dismissed. Trust FixturesCloseUp.com to maintain a thread…

Target In-Store Game Continues

The Target In-Store Game continues at a more difficult level of play… or at least I it seems so. Earlier Target Game location Floor Graphics were originally accompanied by a sign explaining the the promotion. This location presents itself more cryptically, without the sign or any explanation. The game got harder … or maybe it has…

Gucci Patrol Cap Wired For Display

Casually looking like being windblown into a Barb Wire Bush, this Gucci Patrol Cap Wired For Display exhibited subtle and understated Gucci® brand markings that were never-the-less recognizable from a distance. Entwined G’s created an overall pattern seen often in Gucci offerings. But because it is so understated, it says quality and design without getting tiring. You must look…