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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Visual Merchandising Arts

Elevate your creativity and business savvy.

Sheridan Visual Merchandising Chinese New Year Window Display

Watch Sheridan's Visual Merchandising Arts students take their idea for a Chinese New Year display from concept to reality.

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Develop skills for a visual merchandising career, and build your communication and leadership skills.

Master the creation of interactive retail environments

Students work in a hands-on and collaborative learning environment that reflects the rapidly-changing retail market. They learn how to engage consumers in either the physical or virtual world. Students also complete field placements at retailers and creative service providers, where they gain professional experience in the visual merchandising field and make industry connections.

Become a fashion stylist or brand expert

Gain skills in fashion and interior styling, conceptual development of interior environments, window display installation, fashion merchandising and branding support. At Sheridan, students learn the foundations of communicating brand identity and visually expressing their creative ideas. They also learn to use physical and digital tools required for a career in visual merchandising. 

Get hands-on experience, work with community partners

At our dynamic design-based campus, students can access top-of-the-line facilities, including visual merchandising studio, material resource room, Material Connexions Library, wood shop and large-format printing centre. Our advanced facilities help bring student concepts to life. Our relationship with Square One Shopping Centre allows students to engage with the community in different projects.

  • Ontario College Diploma

    • Full-time
    • 2 yrs (4 semesters)
    • Program code: PVMAS