SETTING THESAURUS

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Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
A large, warehouse-like space with high ceilings, support posts, and track lighting
Rows of kiosks spaced out with walkways between (possible carpet runners, or concrete with paint strips to guide patrons)
Energetic employees in company branded shirts manning kiosks (answering questions, greeting people, running demonstrations, ringing up orders, etc.)
Counter displays of products
Shelving units behind counters that display stock
A divider between kiosks that are back-to-back (thin cubicle-like dividers or fabric separators on rods)
Dark-colored cloth skirting to hide contents stored beneath the counters of each kiosk
Stacks of boxes containing stock on the floor behind the counter
Chairs or stools for employees to get off their feet during slow times
Businesses displaying signs listing industry awards they've won
A digital monitor attached to the wall to run information pertaining to that business' products
Business card holders on the counter
Signup forms for service contracts (if the kiosk owner sells a service)
A cash register or payment system (digital options, etc.) if a product is being sold
Stacks of pamphlets for customers to take with them
Draw boxes for a business-sponsored giveaway
Lists of specs for different products and services
Side-by-side comparison displays that feature the business' products in a favorable light
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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