Articles by Fabrication: Digital Printing
The Nautical Bean Coffee Company in San Luis Obispo, California has the typically inspiring American story. Its founder, John Alvarez, started the local coffee shop, coined “The Bean,” out of a run down surf shop back in 1994. Today, the shop is a full bistro and live-entertainment venue.
UK Sign Specialists And Brand Specialty Group Create New Identity For Secondary School Using Dibond Interior Signage
Parker Design created a complete rebranding and identity program for the King’s Leadership Academy in Warrington, England. With the help of print specialists at Spiral Colour, the team produced a series of visuals for both the interior and exterior of the school. The large graphics were printed onto Dibond aluminum composite material.
Hoarding utilizes a series of connected panels in order to hide construction. Often featuring photography of the upcoming development, hoarding can also feature a more natural approach where it blends into, instead of detracts from, the site. Hoarding can be interactive or have no content at all.
Commissioned by global pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, Parker Design Consultants and Spiral Colour created a beautiful and long-lasting bespoke signage interior display.
Dibond Assists In UK’s Largest Building Banner To Entice Community During Major Commercial Development
While a property is being developed, hoarding has the unique opportunity to engage the community and build excitement for what’s to come. Unique to the designers at Embrace Building Wraps in the UK, they often look at a development’s surroundings to determine the appropriate level of advertising at any given site.
Design Dynamics, California signage and print specialists, recently completed the exterior signage on a historically registered building in Los Angeles. The project was a difficult one, requiring new signage to be applied to the classical architectural marvel. The signage was required to not damage the building, or permanently alter it in any way.
There were a number of factors that dictated the initiation of the revitalization of the Rookes Alley and Castle Street Subways. A major contributor for the redesign was the mounting pressure from local authorities to improve air quality and encourage walkability within the city.
Ian Kirkpatrick is a Canadian-born artist who moved to the UK in 2008 where he began his graphic design and contemporary art career. His works have been featured on an international scale from New York to Berlin galleries. Unlike artists who often choose a single, or maybe even a few mediums to work with, Kirkpatrick utilizes a wide array of materials from corrugated cardboard to stainless steel.
Commissioned by Cliché Marketing in 2015, Spiral Colour’s Hoarding Printing specialty group designed and installed nearly 300 feet of Dibond hoarding for a riverside property development. The Cheshire West & Chester Council development lies along the River Weaver, in the Northwich town center, and will feature, upon its completion, 320,000 square feet of retail, leisure and parking space.
The Bagg’s Square mural is a 76-foot historical timeline of Utica’s past. In Utica, New York, a $250,000 grant was awarded from National Grid to the Bagg’s Square Association, which enabled the association to develop a large Dibond paneled mural, designed by Michelle Truett. The installation features 110 historical elements including people, places and events that made the city what is today.