INSPIRATION | OLIVE STUDIO | VM CENTRAL >

Olive Studio is a one-stop VM shop
offering brand-appropriate concepts and execution across a wide range of retail design services, from mock-ups to media launches. Creative solutions include
designs for large-scale manufacture
as well as custom-built design elements and sourcing of rare and specialist props. At Olive Studio versatility is key. No idea
is too big and no detail too small!


| www.olivestudio.co.za >

| 3-DAY VM COURSES FOR EVERYONE! >

We're offering short VM courses as an introduction to a career in VM or a refresher for shop owners (or anyone eager to broaden their creative horizons) /22-24 November 2013. Apply here

| HEINEKIN STAR / APRIL 2013 >

VM Central & Olive Studio designed and implemented a window concept for Heineken, using real Heineken bottels lit up to form the iconic Heineken star.

| MOHAIR SA EXPO / MARCH 2013 >

VM Central & Olive Studio designed and set up the expo stand for Mohair at the Design Indaba Expo (1 to 3 March 2013).

< INSPIRATION | VM LIBRARY | VM CENTRAL >


| VM BOOKS |

1. Visual Merchandising:
Window & in-store displays
for retail by Tony Morgan
2. Window Display. New Visual Merchandising by Tony Morgan
3. Retail Desire by Johnny Tucker
4. Silent Selling: Best Practices
and Effective Strategies in Visual Merchandising by Judith Bell &
Kate Ternus
5. Confessions of a window
dresser by Simon Doonan
6. This is Visual Merchandising
by Monsa S.A.

< VM CENTRAL | CORPORATE TRAINING | INSTRUCTION >

VM Central offers a certificate programme for VM practitioners in the wholesale and retail environment consisting of three 4-day modules. Module topics include the role and history of VM, basic VM principles, fashion workshops and styling techniques, and in-store visual merchandising (including wall and window display). The programme is nine to 12 months and includes workplace activities that help determine participants’ readiness for final assessment. The VM Central Certificate Programme is accredited by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).


| MORE PROGRAMME INFO >

< VM CENTRAL | WORKSHOPS | COMING UP! | INSTRUCTION >

VM Central can create customized work-
shops based around your exact Visual Merchandising needs. The aim of these workshops is to offer a specialized, in-depth, view on a particular VM subject, areas like: homeware merchandising, men’s formal dressing, wig styling, mannequin groupings, the latest VM trends etc. – Previous clients include Woolworth's South Africa and Westside Retailers, Mumbai. VM Central is currently working with IGDS (the International Group of Department Stores) based in Switzerland to host VM workshops in London and Asia in the last quarter of the year. Please contact VM Central to discuss all workshop possibilities.

| PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS >

< VM CENTRAL | VM SCHOOL | INSTRUCTION

The VM Central Visual Merchandising School offers a recognised VM Programme to anyone interested in pursuing a career
in Visual Merchandising. Upon completion of the programme students will be ready to apply for junior visual merchandising roles in stores — with an increased likelihood of progressing quickly along their career path. You can apply or ask for exact course details by contacting VM Central at info@vm-central.com.

* VM Central is South Africa's first and only accredited Visual Merchandising school.