Discover some of the latest products and services available in the retail industry….



Mad About Design Ltd +44 (0)203 598 3138 |

Mad About Design Ltd

Who are we?
Creativity requires a bit of MADness. We’re a London based retail design agency with a strong working knowledge of the requirements of luxury and FMCG brands.

What do we do? 
Lots of stuff…. We draw stuff, manage stuff and make stuff for lots of happy brands and would love to do this for you too!

What have we done? 
We are an award winning company, working with brands to incorporate a bit of madness to support all aspects of retail delivery.

From design to delivery, the MAD People can help with all your retailing needs. Don’t be shy, get in touch to find out more about the stuff we get up to!


Plan 2 Install | +44 (0)161 941 2239 |

We’re at the tip of your finger…

Your investment in display stands is wasted unless they are well positioned, assembled correctly and fully compliant.

So, when planning your next project, call

Plan 2 for a different perspective on installation anywhere in the UK.

From the installation of a single display

stand to a rollout to support a major product launch, Plan 2 Install will not be beaten on service or price.

For more information please call Mike Kirchin.


Big Stuff Design Ltd  | +44 (0)1621 786677 | 


BigStuff Design boasts 30 years experience in creative design solutions and unique fabrications. From display and signage to marketing and activations, we work with your big and small ideas to create one of a kind installations. In house we have experienced craftsmen specialising in sculpture, carpentry, fibreglass, hardcoating, printing, theming, dress and display. Our design team works closely with you, making sure we move from drawing board to install in a way which exceeds each unique projects’ needs and expectations. Our integrated network enables us to work over a broad range of skills, ensuring access to specialists in the most effective field, for every step of the way.



MerSol Ltd | +44 (0)113 468 4107 | |

MerSol Launches – RADIANCE

Radiance will change how retailers illuminate their shelves. This is not just another LED undershelf lighting system, Radiance also illuminates the shelf edge strip. Give your shelving presence and enhance the products on display.

Lighting doesn’t just have to be for Health & Beauty with this Unique Universal System that clips to the front of the shelf, just like a standard ticket strip.



Why Radiance?

  • Fits most shelving systems
  • Twist & Click into magnetic rear channel
  • Daisy chain several bays together
  • Up to 8 bays of shelving can be illuminated by one standard 240v socket

Contact Steve Pollitt on 0113 4684107 or email: for more info:



BBrown | +44 (0)3705 340340 | |

BBrown-Einstein-216x303-New-ColoursBBrown are a dedicated team of fabric specialists and original suppliers of display fabrics, textiles, PVC and polycarbonates for retail displays and exhibition stands since 1934.

Backgrounds have been our background since backgrounds began and BBrown have more than 400 in stock. If you have a particularly special background in mind, give our Special Order Department a call. We have tons of fabric and tons of experience in sourcing only the best products from far and wide so you can make the high street a better place to be. Register today and compare products or take advantage of our free sample service.




Phoebe LED | +44 (0)1274 657088 | |

Stiletto – A Step in the Right Direction

Lighting has reached new fashion heights with the launch of Stiletto, the latest designer track LED lighting system from Phoebe LED that resembles the shoe of the same name. Designed to help retailer’s glam it up to the max, Stiletto provides the perfect tool for designers to make a real fashion statement in retail applications.

Phoebe LED has produced the Stiletto track fitting based on three key features, energy saving, colour temperature and precision control, all incorporated in a visually stunning outer casing.  The sleek, eye-catching and unique design has been created from high quality aluminium that permits greater heat management and has a universal adapter for 3-circuit track systems.  The fitting is available with a choice of 15W, 25W or 35W LED lamp variants and provides a high energy saving of up to 80% with 50,000 hours lamp life.  Colour temperature options are 2700k warm white, 4000k cool white or 6,500k daylight with standard CRi ≥80 or high CRi ≥90.   The system provides precise spotlight control with 24°, 33° or 60° beam angles along with 360° horizontal rotation and 200° vertical tilt.

For the fashion-conscious retailer, Stiletto is available in black or white as standard but more glamorous bespoke finishes and designs can be produced for one off projects.  The system is also covered by Phoebe LED’s 5-year warranty.

For more information on Stiletto or the rest of the Phoebe LED range, see the website



Formica Group+44 (0)191 259 3512 |

Experience the TrueScale of Nature

TrueScale captures the subtle variations and patterns found in natural materials but eliminates the high cost of sourcing and maintaining the genuine article. The decors do not repeat across the full width of the laminate sheet so patterns can be unveiled in their full beauty. Ideal for creating statement pieces, TrueScale provides the necessary sizing to bring design concepts to life.

Available in 28 decors, TrueScale laminate gives you the authentic look of premium material such as marble, wood, granite, quartz, concrete and metal, while being lightweight, hygienic and stain resistant. Well suited for retail application, it provides a surfacing solution that is readily available, hard wearing and easy to install with minimal disruption to operations.



Armstrong Ceilings | 0800 371 849 |

 Armstrong CPD explains the advantages of metal ceilings

A RIBA-approved CPD which details the benefits of specifying metal systems is now available from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions.

The presentation explains that the reasons given for specifying metal ceiling and wall systems are numerous and varied, from their aesthetics (a crisp, clean, hi-tech visual in flat, curved or sculptured forms, and linear or modular layouts) to their durability.

They are also easily cleaned without surface damage and humidity resistant up to 90%, even to the extent they can be used externally if back-coated. A variety of coatings also make them dirt resistant (TrioGuard™) and anti-microbial (BioGuard).



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