portfolio

Interior Decor & Trendmanagement

With the aim of supporting the most important success factor of a manufacturer: an innovative and contemporary product development.

  • Trend scouting (materials, colours, shapes, mega and macro trends), creation of individual trade fair trend analyses, tailored to the individual brand
  • Trend scouting lectures in / for companies and institutions, and at trade fairs, conferences, events
  • Advising producing or trading (brand) companies from the area of interior, lifestyle and fashion, with regards to décor management & product development (introduction in the companies, instead of expensive own trade fair visits & employee resources; briefing of companies beforehand – what is important, what they are looking for)
  • Trend books / portfolio creation & sales at / for trade fairs, and producing / advising companies (furniture / material manufacturers, advertising / marketing agencies)

Example references:

Advising stationary trade
  • Advising stationary retailers and companies who sell via these (if necessary and if required, in cooperation with the institute for retail research Cologne [Institut für Handelsforschung Köln] – IfH or the German Retail Association, etc.)
  • Brand management and improvement, from brand (re)presentation to personal appearance of the “brand ambassadors” (= sales team) at the POS
  • Analysis, conception and also operative implementation (selection & provision of service providers from the area of art direction, location selection, (interior) architecture, right up to shop fitting and display window labelling & digital advice)
  • Building on the competence of the retailers by professional trainers & coaches
  • Development of market placement strategies

In the course of this, also retail – congresses, lectures

  • Conception and implementation of congresses with specialists, best practice advisors and service providers who address key topics innovatively and comprehensibly for manufacturers selling their branded products via retail, and for stationary retailers themselves

Example reference: „FutureTrade“ Convention

Pop-up stores & special brand events, temporary “3D” brand (re)presentations

Focus Cologne & Milan

We mobilise companies who want to break away from entrenched market activities, and design innovative, attention-grabbing brand and product presentations. With brand events and acts that appeal to all the senses, and pop-up stores, we inspire your (potential) customers (B2B, B2C) and make them into valuable brand ambassadors. We think in an interdisciplinary and inter-sector way, and design emotional meeting places and worlds, where brands, products and target groups meet.

  • Conception of shop events, trade fairs, congresses, conferences, employee “corporate identity” impulses
  • Conception of temporary brand images (image appearances, roadshows, press events, e.g. PASSAGEN); focus Cologne / Milan (main interiors trade fair locations) for social and sensory brand interaction with the target group
  • Arranging the use of (temporary) rooms and spaces
  • New incentives due to good temporary usage concepts
  • Site & property upgrade via creative / visionary temporary use of high quality brands
  • Resources with regard to use instead of ownership
  • Retail analyses and (re)planning of ranges
  • Visual merchandising
  • Display window campaigns and special window design
  • Instore design & installations
  • Location scouting and organisation
  • Brand cooperation partner scouting and consolidation
  • Roadshows & pop-up stores
Property staging (online & offline)

philla designs sales promotions for property companies, using permanent or temporary high quality “template” equipment and furnishings. Also combined with product placement for manufacturers and brands who would like to present to a certain target group in this way.

  • Additional advantage: cooperation with publishers > e.g. creation of photos of the furnished locations for publications (including evidence of manufacturer); for property magazines, exposés, living magazines, etc.
  • Offering packages with various contents (with or without advertising materials, etc.) in the form of a menu of “style inspirations” right up to absolutely individual creations; completed in cooperation with interested manufacturers
  • Fixed price per m², and daily flat rates (according to “menu” selection)
Interior photo productions / location scouting

philla ensures the professional and authentic utilisation of studios and real locations, for e.g. online and print publications (for living, lifestyle, architecture and property magazines and exposés) and high quality lifestyle photography and publications for interiors manufacturers, even in cooperation with other brands and / or media as well as joint ventures – for the purpose of content generation, upgrading property and sales promotion.

  • Location scouting and building
  • Visualised visions and extraordinary photo installations of design trends and products
  • Acquisition of cooperation partners and media
  • Production of image & text
  • Supplier of offline and online living publishers (G+J, Burda, Bauer, JaLag, CondeNast, etc. / international), blogs, social media agencies

Example reference: “Making-of“

Interior design & art consulting

Curation of private collections and provision of contemporary art

philla loves art. If you do not see art purely as a valuable investment but are touched and want to be touched by it, philla offers you direct access to a select circle of artists and studios, in a very personal way. Whether procurement, art consultation or support dealing with your own collection, whether with the aim of making your own collection accessible to a selected audience, or an increase in value with an exhibition and publicity, we assist and organise.

  • Provision of exhibition spaces
  • Organisation of the exhibition (from the invitation to the event itself)
  • Cataloguing the private collection
  • Catalogue publication from A to Z
  • Making contacts with museums and galleries and / or provision and use of temporary exhibition venues
  • Contact with interiors art consultants and buyers