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Fome-Cor Canvas Board Wins 2015 Readers’ Choice Top Product Award

60ede8a0f24ece5134268b74e2b9a174_f2852015 marks the 10th annual Wide-Format Imaging Top Product Awards. Like last year, another Fome-Cor product was chosen in the Rigid & Semi-Rigid Category! This year our Fome-Cor® Canvas Board was selected by readers of Wide-Format Imaging for the award. READ MORE

3A’s Rigid-Substrates Help Create Large-Format Graphic Displays

6fdb3cadb6a3b9d1220607e77d5a6ecb_f587PhotoWorksGroup, Inc., a large-format graphic solutions provider based in Charlottesville, Va., has been creating large-format graphics, exhibits, displays and signs for museums, universities, healthcare institutions, manufacturers and corporations for nearly 30 years. READ MORE

Charlotte Museum of History Tells Stories & Preserves Area’s Past

1b634c0b4e34498a80e6bad20ca7beb5_f577 A perusal of The Charlotte Museum of History’s web site yields a succinct yet significant explanation of exactly why the museum collects and displays artifacts. “Museums collect for various stated purposes,” reads the “About the Collection” opening statement “but in the end all the objects and documents serve the same purpose – to tell a story.” READ MORE

Graphics Gurus, HVG, Wow Again With Show-Stopping Displays

280afcf6ed54e75b304a2ced0038c06e_f574Australian marking firm, Rodney Robertson & Associates were commissioned to design high-impact displays for automotive giants, Mitsubishi and Mercedes Benz. The displays needed to exemplify the brands not only in the content featured but also by the use of superior quality substrate materials. Geoff Sykes of Rodney Robertson & Associates states, “…quality signage can make all the difference…first impressions are lasting—a good sign stands out in a crowd and leaves a long-lasting, positive impression.” READ MORE

UK Sign Company Showcases Their Industry Expertise With Dibond Aluminum Composite

9f0af9558e1472e48ee9fee4b320afbf_f566H&H Reeds Printers are not only printing specialists, they are also provide a variety of services in the signage and exhibition markets. Within their UK facility, they have the capacity to design, fabricate and print their signage. Fabricator Steven Robinson shared some of their recent projects using 3A’s Dibond aluminum composite. READ MORE

Mirrored Dibond Hoarding Reflects Serene Beauty Of National Park

b37c2b7aa1db91f8398c36ac9e7bbc5a_f562 bfe55f82f6ce6cdbd785173d6356e532_f563To cover an unattractive construction site, Parker Design worked closely with Spiral Colour’s hoarding team. The project is located on one of the largest lakes in the Lake District National Park in England, Ennerdale Water. The site is beautiful and gets heavy foot traffic, so the designers needed to find a hoarding material that wouldn’t take away from the scenery. READ MORE

Essentials In Traffic Stopping Exterior Signage

743a39d49bfeb054e7e755c4fac54ddc_f554Exterior signage serves as your brand’s first impression to pedestrian traffic. The sign can, when executed correctly, showcase your brand’s image. There are several factors taken into account in terms of the design of your exterior signage. READ MORE

Now Offering New White Fome-Cor® Valuboard™ Rigid Substrate Line

be89acc0d35fdb6a71bba1b33edb19c7_f549 f18ef0563ebe3188a5c977d782864368_f551The Fome-Cor® ValuBoard™ line – designed for creating high-quality yet cost-effective displays – has been expanded with new White ValuBoard sheets as a fresh, clean-looking decorating option. White ValuBoard features white extruded polystyrene foam sandwiched between two white non-coated kraft liners. READ MORE

European Design Firm Creates Innovative Foldable Dibond Furniture Line

2cc04ea4d73e88b874b11c0da5a49a68_f545 b63e1fdde9f5aec2975c8fad287c12f9_f544The original “trek” furniture series was made using wood. Looking to explore new materials that were easier to manufacture, lighter and could produce a more stable end product, Swedish design firm, design-factory GmbH, stumbled upon Dibond aluminum composite. READ MORE

The Importance Of High Performance Materials In Wayfinding

2425044637604513b2e6199f1bb2e76c_f541Wayfinding is an extremely important component of architectural design. Aisle markers, campus signs, terminal indicators and medical wing directions all provide a service in saving time but also create a “system” that is not only signage, but aids in the development of a brand by combining marketing, identity and design. READ MORE