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Author: James_Hirst

More choice is the best choice

Leamore Signs is based near Stafford, but as a supplier of livery services to Scania Truck dealers, whose customers operate fleets of all shapes and sizes, its work is seen throughout the UK. Leamore Signs’ Director, Andy Wells, who literally completed his industry education brush in hand, is among the comparative few these days with experience in pure signwriting. However, it’s a skill that delivers dividends in the digital age, because practitioners such as Andy have an eye for typography, for balanced layout and colour and for design with a graphical grounding beyond print. Great livery graphics work off...

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Signs Express launches new intranet facility for franchisees

Signs Express has announced the launch of a new, state-of-the-art intranet, which is now available to its franchisees. The new intranet has been designed to maximise communications between the Franchise Support Centre (FSC) and the network, while also helping to foster relationships between the franchised businesses, even when they are located onopposite sides of the country. In addition to the sharing of information on an informal basis, the new site has a huge collection of resources that franchises and their staff can use to help them run their businesses more effectively.   Rebecca Dack, Marketing Manager at Signs Express,...

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All Aboard for Bombardier

When the Charles Wells Brewery decided to use a Routemaster bus to promote Bombardier, its popular English ale, it commissioned visual communication specialistStagecraft to create a suitably eye-catching wrap design. The classic London bus, whichwill be making an appearance at a variety of events throughout the UK this year, has been fitted with a bar and an extendable exterior canopy to facilitate picnic seating. Stagecraft enlisted the assistance of Signs Express (Bedford) who worked with Stagecraft’s design team to adapt theirdesign to fit the bus’s ample curves.  The vintage double-decker proved to be Signs Express’ tallest challenge yet and,...

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Richard Quinn and Epson do décor at Port Eliot

“Dress to protest’ session with Professor David Serlin and Vogue critic Sarah Mower on the Richard Quinn designed stage, all printed using Epson inkjet Summer is festival season in the UK and the recent Port Eliot Festival in Cornwall celebrated words, music, fashion, nature and food. One of the stages at the event was the ‘The Wardrobe Department’, which hosted interviews with new young creative talent and design legends on a set totally designed, and much of it personally produced, by award-winning fashion designer Richard Quinn using Epson digital print technology.   Fashion legend Zandra Rhodes A fan of...

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EFI and Xeikon commit to The Print Show

Link Exhibitions, organiser of The Print Show has revealed that the 2017 edition of the show is nowalmost full, following the addition of further major brands.  The Print Show, which will take place at The International Centre at Telford on 11th-13th October,where it will be co-located with SignLink Live, has now confirmed the participation of EFI, which will be showcasing its extensive range of software solutions, while its wide-format inkjet systems will be displayed through a major distributor soon to be announced. RGBUK, an accredited reseller of Canon, Roland DG, and OKI wide-format print products, has also confirmed it...

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