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Persona Jewelry+ creative director Dustin Rennells recently expounded on the Boston store’s beautiful window displays for an upcoming Case Study installment for INDESIGN, and I was struck by his use of a famous book for the window theme – in this case, Winter’s Tale by Robert Sabuda.  The book features stylized artwork and intricate pop-up engineering.  Rennells took the concept and expanded it into a series of windows for the store’s holiday displays last year.

It seems to me that using a famous book theme for your windows is a great way to connect with the consumer on a level that’s comfortable and familiar.  It also heightens a sense of wonder and imagination that jewelry, like books, can provide.  Finally, it shows off your creativity, which is a positive in customers’ minds as far as what you can do for their look.

I went hunting on the Internet and found some other incredible book-based window displays.  Hope you’ll consider using this concept in your upcoming displays!

Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
Persona Jewelry+ creative director Dustin Rennells was inspired by Winter’s Tale to build this display.


Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
Canadian department store Holt Renfrew tapped into the pop-up book Snowflakes for this display.

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Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
Selfridge’s in London based all of its holiday windows on books in 2014, especially fairy tales like Little Red Riding Hood.


Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
Selfridge’s wove this stunning golden web for this Rumpelstiltskin-themed display.


Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
This Princess & the Pea display is minimalist while highlighting the jewelry.


Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
New York-based jeweler Eli Halili built these Wizard of Oz-themed displays to show clients that they weren’t in Kansas anymore.

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Give Your Displays a Literary Touch

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Persona Jewelry+ creative director Dustin Rennells recently expounded on the Boston store’s beautiful window displays for an upcoming Case Study installment for INDESIGN, and I was struck by his use of a famous book for the window theme – in this case, Winter’s Tale by Robert Sabuda.  The book features stylized artwork and intricate pop-up engineering.  Rennells took the concept and expanded it into a series of windows for the store’s holiday displays last year.

It seems to me that using a famous book theme for your windows is a great way to connect with the consumer on a level that’s comfortable and familiar.  It also heightens a sense of wonder and imagination that jewelry, like books, can provide.  Finally, it shows off your creativity, which is a positive in customers’ minds as far as what you can do for their look.

I went hunting on the Internet and found some other incredible book-based window displays.  Hope you’ll consider using this concept in your upcoming displays!

Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
Persona Jewelry+ creative director Dustin Rennells was inspired by Winter’s Tale to build this display.

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Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
Canadian department store Holt Renfrew tapped into the pop-up book Snowflakes for this display.


Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
Selfridge’s in London based all of its holiday windows on books in 2014, especially fairy tales like Little Red Riding Hood.


Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
Selfridge’s wove this stunning golden web for this Rumpelstiltskin-themed display.


Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
This Princess & the Pea display is minimalist while highlighting the jewelry.


Give Your Displays a Literary Touch
New York-based jeweler Eli Halili built these Wizard of Oz-themed displays to show clients that they weren’t in Kansas anymore.

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Stick to the Program — And Watch Your Sales Grow

When Zadok Master Jewelers in Houston, Texas, decided to move to a new location (they’d been in the same one for the 45 years they’d been in business), they called Wilkerson to run a moving sale. The results, says seventh-generation jeweler Jonathan Zadok, were “off the charts” in terms of traffic and sales. Why? They took Wilkerson’s advice and stuck to the company’s marketing program, which included sign twirlers — something Jonathan Zadok had never used before. He says a number of very wealthy customers came in because of them. “They said, ‘I loved your sign twirlers and here’s my credit card for $20,000.’ There’s no way we could have done that on our own,” says Zadok. “Without Wilkerson, the sale never, ever would have come close to what it did.”

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