The VM Christmas Awards: shortlist announced

27th February 2017

The shortlisted finalists in the first VM Christmas Awards have been announced, after more than 200 entries were considered by a panel of expert judges.. The winners will be notified in a live awards event at Retail Design Expo 2017.

The shortlisted entries are:

Department stores

Hamleys by Propability

Magasin du Nord by Office Twelve

Harvey Nichols by Global Display


Selfridges by Global Display

Selfridges by Snow Business

Pringle of Scotland by Snow Business and Proportion


Marks & Spencer by SFD, SP Group, Harlequin and Blue Mount

Booths by The Hanging Lantern Company, Replica and Cosy Logs

Woolworths South Africa by VM Central, Olive Studios and Global Display South Africa

Beauty and Cosmetics

Diptyque by Millington Associates

David Jones by Blak Hammer and Kawana Signs

Penhaligons by Set Square Staging, KenduIcon and DZD

Best use of digital in a Christmas display

Asprey by Lucky Fox

Clarks by Harlequin

House of Fraser by Just So and Rootstein

DIY, homewares and garden centres

Redfields Home of Garden and Living by Sage Décor and Kaemingk

Flowerland by Kaemingk, London Ornaments, Floral Silk, Richard Lang, St Eval Candle Company, Boltze and Kaheku

Feather and Black by The Delta Group and Lick Creative

Hospitality – restaurants, coffee shops, travel and leisure

St Georges Market Belfast by Creating Retail Magic and DZD

Waddeston Manor by Jane Le Bon

IT, telecoms and electrical

Three Ireland by The Delta Group

Maplin by Howell Penny


Most outstanding Christmas feature or prop

Selfridges by Global Display

5-Sm City Pampanga

Selfridges by Snow Business

Shopping centres, town centres and airports

Shopping Center Management Corporation by M Works

QIC Grand Central, Australia by Your Studio

Victoria Garden Shopping centre

Sports goods, toys, hobbies and pet care

Hamleys by Propability

Gullivers Bookshop

Size? By SFD