2014 Award Winners

The Grand Connaught Rooms in London's Covent Garden played host to the tenth annual VM & Display Awards on Friday evening (3 October 2014). The glittering event recognises and celebrates the work of this innovative and talented industry over the past 12 months. Stars of the night included Joseph for best window in a multiple, Hackett for best sale window and Topshop for best Christmas interior. Read on for the full list of winners and shortlisted entries.

 

BEST USE OF INSTORE GRAPHIC

SPONSOR: Barthelmess
Shortlist:
John Lewis in collaboration with Light Brigade and Minki Balinki
Level Shoe District in collaboration with Team Visual Solutions
Puma - World Cup in collaboration with Harlequin Design, HQ Graphics and Neighbour
Topshop - Kate Moss in collaboration with Go Visual, Kate Moss, Planet Aspects and NIS
Winner:
Topshop - Kate Moss in collaboration with Go Visual, Kate Moss, Planet Aspects and NIS


BEST SMALL INDEPENDENT WINDOW
SPONSOR: Minki Balinki
Shortlist:
Lyle and Scott in collaboration with Ipos Design
New Balance - Kendal Calling in collaboration with Ipos Design
William and Son - Unicorn
Browns - Spring Fairground in collaboration with Bonaveri and Schlappi
Winner:
Browns - Spring Fairground in collaboration with Bonaveri and Schlappi

 

 

BEST WINDOW GRAPHIC
SPONSOR: Blacks
Shortlist:
Calvin Klein in collaboration with Studio XAG
Dunhill – Mountains in collaboration with VM Projects
Puma - World Cup in collaboration with Harlequin Design, HQ Graphics and Neighbour
WINNER: Harvey Nichols - Texty
Winner:
WINNER: Harvey Nichols - Texty
BEST INTERNATIONAL WINDOW/S
SPONSOR: DZD
Shortlist:
Arnotts - Hide and Seek in collaboration with Schlappi
Disney - Spiderman in collaboration with Delta Group and Propability
Harvey Nichols – Fashion in collaboration with Al Tayer Creative Services and Rootstein
Bloomingdales – Follow in collaboration with Al Tayer Creative Services and Patina
Winner:
Bloomingdales – Follow in collaboration with Al Tayer Creative Services and Patina

 

 

BEST NON FASHION RETAIL CONCEPT
SPONSOR: SFD
Shortlist:
Caffe Nero in collaboration with Annie Rickard Straus, DZD, Stylo and WBC
Disney in collaboration with DZD, Delta Group and Propability
Selfridges – RMP in collaboration with Elemental Design
Hamleys in collaboration with Smith VC
Winner:
Hamleys in collaboration with Smith VC

 

 

BEST USE OF MANNEQUINS IN A MULTIPLE
SPONSOR: ICON
Shortlist:
Joseph in collaboration with Harlequin and HQ Graphics
Miss Selfridge in collaboration with Blacks, Hawkes and Forman and SFD
Wallis in collaboration with Panache
Topman – Halloween in collaboration with Hans Boodt and Jonathan McKenzie
Winner:
Topman – Halloween in collaboration with Hans Boodt and Jonathan McKenzie

 

 

BEST WINDOW/S IN A MULTIPLE DEPARTMENT STORE
SPONSOR: Bonaveri
Shortlist:
Bentalls – Miami in collaboration with Arty Wigs, B Brown and Decorado
Debenhams - London Fashion Week in collaboration with ABC, DZD and Rare Basic
House of Fraser – Brights in collaboration with Blacks, Concorde and Window Mannequins
Fenwicks in collaboration with DZD
Winner:
Fenwicks in collaboration with DZD

 

 

BEST INSTORE VM SOLUTION
SPONSOR: Replica
Shortlist:
Nike - Fly Knit in collaboration with Millington Associates
Topman - Rain Room in collaboration with Hans Boodt and Tenn
Watches of Switzerland in collaboration with Replica
Debenhams – Floral in collaboration with ABC, DZD, HF Contracts and Rare Basic
Winner:
Debenhams – Floral in collaboration with ABC, DZD, HF Contracts and Rare Basic

 

 

BEST SALE WINDOW/S
SPONSOR: A1 Retail
Cos in collaboration with VCG Colourlink
Harvey Nichols in collaboration with C Colour and Sperling
Selfridges in collaboration with Go Visual
Hackett in collaboration with Harlequin Design and HQ Graphics
Winner:
Hackett in collaboration with Harlequin Design and HQ Graphics

 

 

BEST CHRISTMAS WINDOW/S IN A MULTIPLE DEPARTMENT STORE
SPONSOR: Retail Focus Magazine
Bentalls in collaboration with Arty Wigs, Decorado, Obama and Planet Aspects
Debenhams – Scandinavian in collaboration with Blacks
John Lewis in collaboration with Chameleon and Set Square
Marks and Spencer in collaboration with Barthelmess, Millington Associates and SP Burnley Print
Winner:
Marks and Spencer in collaboration with Barthelmess, Millington Associates and SP Burnley Print

BEST USE OF MANNEQUINS IN AN INDEPENDENT
SPONSOR: Millington Associates
Shortlist:
Arnotts - Hide and Seek in collaboration with Schlappi
Harrods - Shoe Heaven in collaboration with 3DEye, Aloof, Bonaveri, Brian Sheppard Artwork, Minki Balinki and PressOn
Vertu in Selfridges in collaboration with ATOM Creative Solutions, Belinda Ackerman, DZD, Helena Trebar, ICON, Mannakin, Props4Show, RS Components and Visual Elements
Harvey Nichols – Outline in collaboration with Planet Aspects and Rootstein
WINNER:
Harvey Nichols – Outline in collaboration with Planet Aspects and Rootstein

BEST INSTORE BRANDING
SPONSOR: GDP
Shortlist:
Caffe Nero in collaboration with Annie Rickard Straus, DZD, Stylo and WBC
Mulberry in collaboration with Millington Associates and Universal Design Studio
New Era Cap in collaboration with Capitalize
Levis in collaboration with Lucky Fox
Winner:
Levis in collaboration with Lucky Fox

BEST STORE CONCEPT
SPONSOR: Concorde Graphics
Shorlist:
Hackett in collaboration with Harlequin Design
Jigsaw in collaboration with Dalziel + Pow, Go Visual, Technical Signs
Private White V.C in collaboration with No Chintz
Topman - Personal Shopping in collaboration with NIS and Stoneforce
Winner:
Topman - Personal Shopping in collaboration with NIS and Stoneforce

MOST OUTSTANDING FEATURE/PROP
SPONSOR: Planet Aspects
Shortlist:
Christian Louboutin – Spider in collaboration with Studio XAG
Harrods in collaboration with Just So, Planet Aspects and Rootstein
John Lewis - Oxford Street in collaboration with Springfield
Nike in collaboration with Millington Associates
Vertu in Selfridges in collaboration with ATOM Creative Solutions, Belinda Ackerman, DZD, Helena Trebar, ICON, Mannakin, Props4Show, RS Components and Visual Elements
Winner:
Vertu in Selfridges in collaboration with ATOM Creative Solutions, Belinda Ackerman, DZD, Helena Trebar, ICON, Mannakin, Props4Show, RS Components and Visual Elements

BEST CHRISTMAS INTERIOR
SPONSOR: Panache
Shortlist:
Asprey in collaboration with Millington Associates
Citizen M in collaboration with DZD
Oasis in collaboration with C Colour, Miillington Associates, Minki Balinki and Panche
Topshop - Cherry Blossom in collaboration with Blacks
Winner:
Topshop - Cherry Blossom in collaboration with Blacks

BEST CHRISTMAS WINDOW/S IN A MULTIPLE
SPONSOR: Sarah Feather Designs
Winner:
Mappin and Webb in collaboration with Replica
Miss Selfridge in collaboration with Blacks, Hawkes and Foreman, SFD and Universal Display
Topman – Forest in collaboration with C Colour and Tenn
Karen Millen In collaboration with Arthur Mamou-Mani and Proportion
Winner:
Karen Millen In collaboration with Arthur Mamou-Mani and Proportion

BEST WINDOW/S IN A MULTIPLE
SPONSOR: VM Projects
Shortlist:
Fred Perry in collaboration with Millington Associates
Topshop - Slatted Light in collaboration with Blacks and Planet Aspects
Watches of Switzerland In collaboration with Replica, Set Square Staging
Joseph – Lace in collaboration with Harlequin Design and HQ Graphics
Winner:
Joseph – Lace in collaboration with Harlequin Design and HQ Graphics

BEST CHRISTMAS WINDOW/S IN AN INDEPENDENT
SPONSOR: Lucky Fox
Shortlist:
Harvey Nichols in collaboration with ANS Lighting, Planet Aspects and Rootstein
Ralph Lauren in collaboration with Farley, Rootstein and Stockyard
Selfridges in collaboration with Go Visual
Harrods in collaboration with Just So, Millington Associates, Patina, Planet Aspects and PressOn
Winner:
Harrods in collaboration with Just So, Millington Associates, Patina, Planet Aspects and PressOn

BEST WINDOW/S IN AN INDEPENDENT
SPONSOR: Cofrad
Shortlist:
Harvey Nichols - Fashion School in collaboration with ANS Lighting, Hindsgaul, Patina, Planet Aspects and Rootstein
Harrods - Shoe Heaven in collaboration with 3DEye, Aloof, Bonaveri, Brian Sheppard Artwork, Minki Balinki and PressOn
Ralph Lauren - Picasso in Paris In collaboration with Farley, Guinevere Antiques and Rootstein
Selfridges – Patron in collaboration with Harlequin Design
Winner:
Selfridges – Patron in collaboration with Harlequin Design

MOST INNOVATIVE PERSON WITHIN VM
SPONSOR: Universal Display
Simon Hatter - Topman
Linda Hewson - Selfridges
Colin Morrisey - Hamleys
Sarah Southgate - Harrods
Mark Stevens - Debenhams
Janet Wardley - Harvey Nichols
Sarah Southgate - Harrods
Winner:
Sarah Southgate - Harrods
Click here to view the digital version of the 2014 winners guide