Topman x James Bay

Singer-songwriter James Bay has teamed up with Topman to launch a 13-piece collection, and in celebration the retailer unveiled a 'live' window display at its Oxford Street store in August. The musician created a Wall of Inspiration which included his own original drawings. Customers were also invited to join him in completing the artwork.

The concept of the window scheme was undertaken by YourStudio, which created an immersive maze that took customers into the mind behind the creativity. Stylo ensured the concept/build could work then produced all the items and installed the window.

YourStudio layered the drawings within the immersive installation using sound, light and vision. Giant white neon interlinking hands taken from one of Bay's illustrations filled the windows, whilst a black and white fingerprint design was multiplied from a fractal mirror installation beyond.

Topman_James_Bay_Inside_1.jpg

The fractal mirrored maze reflected Bay, his collection and visitors within the space while endless patterns with video and lighting created animation and interest. Arced stages and mirrors reflected moving images of Bay's working processes, bringing to life the thinking behind his collection.

Reversing the traditional idea of a window display, visitors viewed out from the installation within to look out onto the street through one of Bay's illustrations.

Mannequins displayed signature pieces from the collection, immersed within moving content showing the artist's inspirations.

Topman_James_Bay_selfie.jpg

Save

Latest windows

  • The Body Shop - Play For Peace +

    Read More
  • Saks Fifth Avenue - Once Upon A Holiday +

    Read More
  • Osprey London - Cabinet of Curiosities +

    Read More
  • Le Bon Marche - Christmas 2017 +

    Read More
  • Wallis - Be Enchanted +

    Read More
  • Hamleys - TY Beanie Boo’s winter wonderland +

    Read More
  • VM: Kurt Geiger - Crave +

    Read More
  • Fendi - Fendi Holiday +

    Read More
  • Bentalls - Truly British Christmas +

    Read More
  • Marks & Spencer - Paddington and the Christmas Visitor +

    Read More
  • 1

Features

  • 1

Out & About

  • Out & About: The Art of Attention +

    Read More
  • Out & About: Harlequin Design +

    Read More
  • Out & About: Chelsea in Bloom 2017 +

    Read More
  • 1

Insight

  • Making space for today’s consumer: how the old skill of placemaking is contributing to a new kind of retail +

    Read More
  • Transforming the digital enterprise with AV +

    Read More
  • Retailers must move with the times +

    Read More
  • 1

Monthly Q&A

Dr-Dorothy-Maxwell-sml.jpg

Dr Dorothy Maxwell,
Head of Sustainability
House of Fraser
Read More ..

 

Search Our Site

We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

I accept cookies from this site.

EU Cookie Directive Module Information