Corporate identity is an essential part of branding, reflecting a brand's image, consistency and loyalty. Branding in the corporate identity marketplace can be seen in signage, wayfinding and interior displays. The materials in which are specified for these applications vary due to several factors including durability, application duration, aesthetics and price point. (more…)
Big Island conservation artist Calley O’Neill, of Waimea, Hawaii, began creating her glaze paintings on Gatorfoam® graphic display board by 3A Composites USA soon after she moved to the Hawaiian Islands from the mainland’s East Coast in 1980.
A new stained-glass forest-inspired mural installed last month at Maui’s Pukalani Elementary School in Pukalani, Hawaii, not only gave Big Island conservation artist Calley O’Neill, of Waimea, Hawaii, the opportunity to inspire children to nurture their connections to the land but to experiment with a new design/installation process she developed with her long-term glass-partner Lamar Yoakum utilizing Gatorfoam® graphic display board by 3A Composites USA. (more…)
The Gator® line of heavy-duty graphic display boards – including Gatorplast® and Gatorfoam® – will be showcased at the 3A Composites USA Booth No. 1941 at the Specialty Imaging & Printing Technology SGIA Expo 2016 Sept. 14-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. (more…)
Artist, Joanna Pinsky, is influenced by architecture, history, and places when creating her two-dimensional sculptures from Gatorfoam graphic display board. In her latest work on display, all summer at Oakton’s Koehnline Museum of Art in Des Plaines, Illinois, Pinsky expresses inspiration from over a dozen trips to Cuba in the last 15 years. (more…)
The versatility of Gatorfoam is evident in its many applications. The flat, durable, heavy-duty graphic display board serves a wide variety of users from artists, and hobbyists, to visual merchandisers and retailers. Its many benefits afford it a range of uses and it’s easy to see why.
Large, bright creatures sprawl across Gatorfoam in the new series by former Columbus College of Art and Design president Denny Griffith. A little frisky, boldly erotic, and unapologetically joyful, the invented species in the paintings take on a world that is entirely their own. There are several paintings in the series, each one taking on a slightly cartoonish, fun approach with a playful Dali-like surrealism. (more…)
We looked at several trends today to determine what signage might be like for the next generation. Contrary to what one might expect, the future of signage is not all digital billboards. In fact, print signage remains strong for corporate branding, emerging technologies, and even digital retail experiences. (more…)
3A Composites USA announced today that W. Jay Wynne, senior advisor, will retire from the company effective May 31 following a 45-year career, including the past two-plus decades in graphic display board sales and marketing management. Wynne may be most well-known in the industry for his development of the high-performance foam board category with the introduction of the Gator® graphic display board line. (more…)
Visual merchandising specialists, The Bernard Group out of Chanhassen, Minnesota, have a client list that features some of the top retailers in a variety of categories to include companies like: Kate Spade, Best Buy, Sephora, Delta and West Marine. Their extensive knowledge of the retail market is showcased in their fixtures and merchandisers seen in stores nationwide. (more…)