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VMSD Announces Visual Competition Winners

All winners will be profiled in VMSD’s July/August issue




Victoria’s Secret “Bombshell Gardens” took home the Best in Show win for the 2023 Visual Competition. Photography: Adrian Wilson, New York

VMSD magazine has announced the winners of its 30th annual International Visual Competition. This annual contest recognizes innovative designs of limited shelf-life, from window displays to pop-ups to temporary interiors to storewide campaigns and more.

Projects completed the previous year (2022) are judged by a panel of industry professionals and experts. This year’s judges included Joe Baer, Co-Founder, CEO & Creative Director of ZenGenius Inc.; Brent Hodge, Owner, Creative Director, James and Lillian; Eleanor Smith, former VP/Visual Merchandising, Bloomingdale’s; Samar Younes, Founder + Chief Imagination Officer, Samaritual; and Nikki Vincze, Project Manager, Store Planning and Design, Saks Fifth Avenue.

All winners will be profiled in VMSD’s upcoming July/August 2023 issue, which will be posted to and in the coming days. The print version of the July/August issue will be available mid-August. (To subscribe to the print edition of VMSD, please visit

Winners will also be recognized on-site during an awards luncheon at the 2023 International Retail Design Conference (IRDC) taking place in Minneapolis at the Marriott City Center this October 25-26, 2023. Registration is now open for IRDC, visit for more information.

Retail Renovation Competition winners will be profiled in VMSD’s upcoming September/October 2023 issue.

Congratulations to all our 2023 International Visual Competition winners!



Temporary/Pop-Up Retail Space
“Victoria’s Secret Bombshell Gardens”
Submitted by: MG2/The Lionesque Group


In-Store Apparel Presentation
“Johnny Cupcakes”
Submitted by: Bergmeyer

Non-Holiday Windows
“Macys Flower Show Windows 2022”
Submitted by: Macy’s Inc.

In-Store Apparel Presentation
“Wilson NYC Flagship”
Submitted by: Bergmeyer


Temporary/Pop-Up Retail Space
Submitted by: Ensemble

Food and Beverage/Consumables
“Noble Herb”
Submitted by: High Road Design Studio


“Dior Holiday Windows”
Submitted by: Visual Citi

“Chandrilla Star Line Boutique”
Submitted by: Disney Parks Retail Design & Development

“Feels Like Ugg”
Submitted by: Visual Citi


“Sugandh Lok”
Submitted by: Four Dimensions Retail Design India Pvt. Ltd.

“Tory Burch Pop-Ups”
Submitted by: Visual Citi

“Kisan Kraft”
Submitted by: Four Dimensions Retail Design India Pvt. Ltd.

“Palm Springs Escape”
Submitted by: A Non-Agency

“Holiday Forest”
Submitted by: Visual Citi

VMSD (Visual Merchandising + Store Design) magazine has been the leading publication for retail designers and store display professionals for more than 125 years, serving the retail industry since 1897. Every month, VMSD showcases the latest store designs and visual displays, presents merchandising strategies and new products, and reports on industry news and events. Celebrating the art and science of retail design, VMSD delivers information and inspiration straight from the high-level executives that drive this industry. VMSD is owned and published by SmartWork Media. Learn more at or



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