Spacewall and The History of Slatwall

     Spacewall International was founded by Huey Johnson Sr. in 1977. His vision was to declutter valuable retail floor space by displaying merchandise on store walls in an organized and attractive manner. With help from his sons and craftsmen from a custom woodworking shop in Tampa, Florida, Hugh developed the first prototype for slatwall. The first slatwall panels were […]

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Wilsonart Virtual Design Library

In today’s marketplace, consumers have a variety of ways they can purchase goods and services. With the rise in online shopping it is more important than ever to create an inviting atmosphere using slatwall from Spacewall coupled with Wilsonart’s Virtual Design Library. Creating an aesthetically pleasing retail environment can attract, and more importantly retain, customers. Multiple studies on millennial spending […]

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Aquarium Gift Shop Gets Stunning New Design

Spacewall International recently completed a project for a new gift shop in the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, Texas. The project began just before Christmas on December 21st and ended by the 1st week of February, 2017. The project required a number of custom printed laminate panels manufactured using MDF and Omniwall T metal inserts in the grooves and custom display units including a […]

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Creative Entryways & Mud Rooms with Slatwall

Around the country, families living in areas receiving significant quantities of rain throughout the year know the challenge of keeping floors and carpets clean and dry. Floor mats help to some extent, but to keep moisture at the entrance of your home, you’ve got to get creative. That’s where Slatwall comes in. Imagine family and friends entering the house, slipping […]

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Dazzling Chemetal Display Delights Tradeshow Attendees

In a recent blog post, we detailed a number of important reasons to use slatwall in your retail designs. We asserted that slatwall provides “style, beauty and value to whatever environment” it is employed. And, the image below is a great example of that point! This display (built by Freeman Exhibitions for a Fender Guitar trade show exhibit) contained a […]

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