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  Chief Editor Anuraag S | Editor Swati Bhalla | Powered by GigaSoft™ May, 2011

Kirk Originals eyewear company opened its London flagship store on Conduit Street in the West End this week with a swanky launch party.

London-based Campaign designed the pared-down, dramatic retail environment of the 66 square-meter boutique. The black-and-white color palette, only one eyewear wall with 187 “heads” for frames, and practically no furnishings ensure that customers will focus on the eyewear, not the trappings. Eye examinations and fitting take place in the basement, away from the main display space. Large graphics of winking eyes in the window speak the same, clear language leaving no doubt about what they sell.

Source: Cool Hunters

Dedicated and devoted business people often have a hard time leaving the businesses they have worked so hard to build. But it is very important to take time off.


You need to take regular breaks (like weekends or another couple of days a week) as well as periodic longer vacations.

You know the old adage, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Well, we happen to whole-heartedly agree. And we don't think Jack will just be dull/boring if never takes time to play, he will also get to be dull/not too smart.

Time away from your business is time to renew your creativity, reinvigorate your spirit, and keep you connected to the many things (other than your business!) that matter in life.

If all you do is work, your perspective narrows and your imagination is blunted – and that's not a good thing for your business or your life!

And here's one more reason to take a break every once and a while. There's a guy we know who hadn't taken a vacation for eighteen years. When he finally did take two weeks off with his wife, the relief was so intense he decided to close his store.

We'd like to suggest that you take time off and keep the business!

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