Studio 2000, an interior design firm, offers a patented new design for merchandise presentation fixtures. The device is constructed of lightweight aluminum with an anodized matte finish. The fixture is modular and can be combined in a variety of ways. Retailers can separate the sections to be apart from each other and fit into corner cases. The units also can be combined for a massive display. For information, contact the company’s subsidiary, Studio 8, at 1 Trimont Lane, Pittsburgh, PA 15211; (412) 334-1320, fax (724) 863-6600.
Solar-powered turntables from Germany come in two sizes: 2-in. x 2-in. base or 4-in. x 4-in. base. The units work under sunlight as well as halogen or fluorescent lights and automatically turn on and off with store lights. They are available with the following fittings: watch (holds one), ring (holds three), and eyeglass frames (holds three). Flat acrylic top comes as a standard part. Tecno, 150 Park Lane, Brisbane, CA 94005; (800) 255-3536 or (415) 468-6766, fax (415) 468-2554.
ALU’s REED system features minimal structure and concealed hardware for retailers seeking pure display. ALU, 138 W. 25th St., New York, NY 10001; (212) 924-8713, fax (212) 924-8674.