DISPLAY ART. Visual Merchandising and Window Display
di Wang Shaoqiang
Display Art features extraordinary examples of window design that are specifically meant to catch the attention of passers-by and to differentiate a retail brand from its competitors. It features projects by specialists in visual merchandising from across the globe, including art directors, graphic designers, and window artists. The selected projects focus on aspects such as structures, textures, lighting design, custom lettering, amusing illustrations, delicate paper crafting, and installations made of multiple materials such as wood, steel, fabric, and rubber. All these inspiring works are characterized by alluring artwork that appeals to the senses and instincts of consumers and arouses their curiosity.
> Wang Shaoqiang is a professor and graduate supervisor at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (China). He is a prolific editor whose titles focus on international design, architecture, branding, communication, trends, and culture, and he is also the editor of Design 360° magazine and Asia-Pacific Design. He has been invited to lecture at numerous universities, design academies, and organizations, and he has been a jury member for China's most prestigious design and illustration awards. Mr. Wang is also director of the Guangdong Museum of Art and professor and doctoral supervisor at the College of Arts and Humanities of the Macau University of Science and Technology.