Stores & Spaces (159)
Why it matters
Creating theatre and unique experiences in stores and spaces can be a powerful form of communication. With recent 3D technological advances, will we soon see 3D displays become a more frequent appearance on our high streets?
Store Hacking is a new phenomena where people are making use of a (famous) store to create their own stage. Videos are appearing on the internet of store hackers, like the Apple Store Kid (www.youtube.com/user/nicholifavs) who mimes along to songs every week in an Apple store and Ikea Heights a melodrama shot entirely in the Burbank California Ikea Store without the store knowing. (www.ikeaheights.com)
Tesco supermarket is giving customers the option to dump unwanted packaging at the tills. By monitoring what is commonly left it says it can make appropriate changes to the way goods are packaged.