Hello we're Practical Minds

We are proud to work with Harrods on their window and in-store displays for luxury brands.

WHO WE WORK WITH

Hello we're Practical Minds

Specialists in project management, retail design, manufacture, and installation.

OUR WORK

Hello we're Practical Minds

Shop fitting, manufacture, pop up shops, window displays, exhibitions, point of sale (POS) & point of purchase (POP).

MORE ABOUT US

Hello we're Practical Minds

We work collaboratively with brands, retailers, agencies, designers, marketers & architects.

WHO WE WORK WITH

 

 

 

 

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Offer

We’re specialists in project management, retail design, joinery, print and installation. Shop fitting, concessions, shop in shops, pop up shops, window displays, exhibitions, point of sale (POS) & point of purchase (POP)

Process

Our talented team of Project Managers handle client communication and project requirements. The studio has a wealth of expertise to support in 3D creative and 2D/3D CAD. The experienced workshop team ensure excellent quality for our CNC, laser, joinery, spraying and assembly.

Team

Our team has been built by recruiting and retaining exceptional individuals from design, manufacturing and agency backgrounds. We’re proud to offer our customers pragmatic solutions to often complex problems… yes, we can make it float! We’re also keen supporters of the apprenticeship scheme and staff development. Are you exceptionally talented? We’d love to hear from you.

Clients

We work collaboratively with Brands, Retailers, Agencies, Designers, Marketers & Architects; providing a range of services from initial concept design through to technical development, manufacture & installation. Please look at some examples of our work or drop us a line.

Partners

For anything that may require procurement alongside our manufacturing process – we can create the technical drawings and have excellent buying power through an extensive network of partners. Everything from metalwork, scenic artistry or electrical engineering. We manage all procurement and QC of these services. Potential new supplier? Please contact us here

Location

Our office and workshop is located in central Nottingham, close to the M1 corridor, giving us access to all major routes nationwide. We have clients across the UK and Europe. We have ample parking and meeting rooms as well as a demonstration area on site. Clients are welcome to hotdesk when visiting. Find us here. Find Us Here
Andy Winstanley

Andy Winstanley

Managing Director

Andy has been in shop fitting industry for over 30 years:  Ten years a joiner before branching out into CAD design and Project Management within retail and exhibition sectors for the likes of Nokia, Nike & Timberland. Andy formed Practical Minds in 2008 and has seen the company flourish by ensuring the provision of excellent quality and service on all projects.

Russ Roberts

Russ Roberts

Client Services Director

Russ has a wealth of industry experience from 10 years at a leading retail design agency, successfully working within Sales, Marketing, Account & Project Management as client facing production lead for the Nike EMEA account.  Russ’s primary focus is to create meaningful and strategic relationships with  existing clients, ensuring  Practical Minds offer the very best service in our sector.

Clients