Archive for August, 2013

Friday 30 August, 2013

What Messages Do Your Retail Displays Send Your Customers? – Part 3

Using glass display cases, tables and cubbies, you can create a cleaner, more elegant look in your shop. While it’s not convenient to use glass for all your displays, you will provide more of a sense of openness and space by doing so, as well as an atmosphere of modernity. Conversely, if you want to […]


Wednesday 28 August, 2013

What Messages Do Your Retail Displays Send Your Customers? – Part 2

Different materials have different advantages and disadvantages in retail. Steel gridwall panels and slatwall panels along with other retail wire shelving displays offer practicality in that they are easy to set up and dismantle, are lightweight, and simple to take care of. They don’t have to be dusted, and they are a great mainstay for […]


Monday 26 August, 2013

What Messages Do Your Retail Displays Send Your Customers? – Part 1

Take a look around the sales floor of your retail shop. What type of retail store displays do you have for your products? Do you use a few consistent materials and styles throughout your shop, or are your retail display components all made of random materials? Is there a single design element running through your […]


Friday 23 August, 2013

Unclutter Your Art Studio – Part 3

Supplies for three-dimensional art can be stored in craft carts with drawers, just like paint supplies. You can even purchase craft carts on wheels to increase the ease with which you can relocate your supplies if you work in multiple rooms. These carts have numerous plastic bins which you can use to store beads, cord, […]


Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Unclutter Your Art Studio – Part 2

You can purchase separate bins for each type of supply you have. One bin can be used for oil paints while another can be used for acrylics, which keeps you from mixing up your paints and using the wrong one on mistake. You can use another bin to store colored pencils, another for pastels, and […]


Monday 19 August, 2013

Unclutter Your Art Studio – Part 1

As every artist knows, one byproduct of art is chaos. Art supplies are messy, and when you’re busy trying to create something, the last thing you may be paying attention to is how messy your surroundings are getting to be. After a while however this can take a toll on your creative process. Once you […]


Friday 16 August, 2013

Tips for Classroom Organization – Part 3

If you stack containers but don’t purchase the kind that are open in front or transparent, you’ll need to label them clearly so that you don’t have to dig through them every time you want to find something. This will save you a lot of time in the future. Store the most important boxes on […]


Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Tips for Classroom Organization – Part 2

Start out by organizing your paperwork, and also provide ways for students to sort their own paperwork. Provide plastic bins which students can use to turn in assignments so that they don’t get mixed up with the rest of your paperwork. Also keep lesson papers and materials sorted in colored storage boxes so you can […]