Color Factory

Color Factory

Back in 2017 one of my favorite blogs, Oh Happy Day, announced a new project called ‘Color Factory’. It was described as a ’12,000 square feet of color experiences’, a collaboration between their favorite artists, designers & chefs to celebrate color, design, and...
The Assemblage = Hotel + Co-working

The Assemblage = Hotel + Co-working

During our recent trip to New York for the BDNY and HX conferences, our team decided to try out the latest trend in industry blending … a co-working space that offers hotel accommodations. The Assemblage which opened its first location in New York’s...
IRDC 2018 Recap

IRDC 2018 Recap

Did you miss this year’s International Retail Design Conference? You’re in luck … our team of FRCH-attendees are here to share highlights, takeaways, and recommendations from this year’s conference. Presented annually by VMSD, the conference...
Icelandic Graphics for the Win

Icelandic Graphics for the Win

International travel is always exciting – a new and different culture, cuisine, and dialect. But that last one becomes a bit of a challenge for some destination hot spots when they are welcoming travelers from around the world. Iceland is one of those hot spots...
Top 10 Takeaways from the GDSS

Top 10 Takeaways from the GDSS

With the theme of “The Power of Luxury Redefined”, this year’s Global Department Store Summit in London covered many topics that are impacting both the department store sector and luxury category – but also the retail industry in general. Here are my Top 10 List of...
Atelier des Lumieres

Atelier des Lumieres

Just before I left for my recent tour in France, a good friend and lighting designer posted about the Atelier des Lumieres exhibit on Facebook. Once I realized it was in Paris, I quickly bought my ticket online. So late one Saturday afternoon I hopped the Metro and...