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Visual Merchandising

This guide showcases the major resources available for research in the field of Visual Merchandising

Find Books, eBooks and Chapters

Login and search LibrarySearch using keywords that describe your topic, then refine your results to books and chapters.

Search Tips

  • Combine your keywords with AND to find all search terms.

  • Use OR to find any words or synonyms.

  • Find “exact phrases” with quotation marks.

  • Add an asterisk to part of a word to find different endings and plurals.

An example search: 

"window display" AND (color OR colour)

Search Terms

Try these keywords and subject headings to search for relevant books:

eBook Collections

Browse the shelves

Browse the shelves using the following call numbers:  

  • 152.145  Colour perception 
  • 535.6      Colour theory  
  • 658.8      Marketing 
  • 659.1      Advertising 
  • 659.15    Visual merchandising 
  • 701.85    Colour in art and design 
  • 725.21    Stores, retail--design 
  • 747         Interior design 
  • 747.94    Colour in interior decoration 
  • 770         Photography 

**Be aware of the variant spelling for colour = color 

e-Books guide

See the Library’s e-Book guide for tips on using e-books.

How to find a book in the library

This video explains how to understand a call number to locate a book in the Library.

RMIT University Library (14 October 2021) ‘How to find a book in the Library’ [video], RMIT University Library, YouTube website, accessed 14 April 2023.