In addition to near perfect weather, the San Diego area is brimming with creative displays and independent retail stores. Enjoy a few from our September visit.
Seeing spots at Muttropolis in the Cedros Avenue Design District of Solana Beach, CA. With 50+ shops in a 3 block area, we had quite a beginning to our San Diego retail tour. Our favorite display of the day was this polka-dot tub full of pet supplies.
Plush pet toys fill a garden fountain. Likely made of cement, this heavy-duty fixture makes a great display.
Glass jars cover an entire display table, also at Muttropolis.
Filled with treats and chewies, we love how they are labeled in white marker and the versatility of the jars as display units.
On a different day we toured Fern Street in the South Park area of San Diego.
We first discovered South Park when someone suggested a new shop called Graffiti Beach. We had a sneak peek of some of the displays on Facebook, but we hope these pictures we took today do the displays justice.
Though pallets are definitely the theme for the fixtures at Graffiti Beach, we found some interesting and functional props that worked well with the unique nature of the merchandise. For instance, this fan for a sunglasses display.
In the fan picture, you can see the shelf lined with book pages and they continued this theme into the wall shelves and even on the display hanger.
A book that is a piece of art in itself, makes a great display prop for handmade headbands and jewelry.
We took over 200 pictures on this trip, but it’s time to head back to Florida’s heat and humidity. Will share more soon. As always, thanks and STAY DISPLAY INSPIRED!