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Contra Vision salutes the Wrap Artists

Contra Vision salutes the Wrap Artists

Contra Vision’s recent competition to discover the best see-through window graphics across its international markets attracted a range of exciting and creative entries that showcased how Contra Vision Perforated Window Film or other see-through technology can be used to enhance a wide range of applications.

Projects were entered in five main categories, including building wraps, vehicle wraps, transit advertising, best creative, plus a special category for innovative use. In addition, there was also an award for the best application overall, which was chosen from the five category winners.

The winners in each category were announced at the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas, which took place in October.

Best Vehicle Wrap


The winner:GSP Print Pty Australia

Space Advertiser: APN Outdoor

GSP won the award in respect of a complete tram wrap that it completed for seven Eleven stores

Best Creative Use

The winner:IMEDIAS, Belgium

This project comprised a stunning building wrap of a tower that covered a modern building with image of trees. Vink NV, the Belgian distributor of the Contra Vision range of perforated window film, nominated this project.

Best Innovative Use

The winner: AAA Signs, UK

AAA Signs used Contra Vision BACKLITE to provide the perfect screen for a digital projection of the opening ceremony of the BUPA Great North Run onto The Sage building in Newcastle.  William Smith, the UK distributor of the Contra Vision range of perforated window film, nominated this project.

Best Building Wrap

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The winner: Craig Morrison

Craig Morrison was the designer of a building wrap that enabled images of the World War One centenary commemorations to be projected onto a building at Media City, Salford Quays.


Best Transit Advertising Wrap


The winner: VGL, UK


VGL was responsible for wrapping the transit pods at Heathrow’s Terminal Five with brand images depicting Marriott Hotels’ sponsorship of the transit system.


Overall winner

The winner: AAA Signs for The Sage

The judges selected this project as providing the best overall example of a wrap that used Contra Vision material.

Each category winner received a fabulous limited edition glass sculpture, whilst AA Signs also receive a cash prize.

Commenting on the awards, Roland Hill, Chairman of Contr Vision said: “Our winners demonstrate the best applications worldwide and prove the truly international reach of the Contra Vision®range of products. We’d like to take the opportunity to thank all those who entered and our network of distributors and printers who enable us to keep developing and expanding the see-through graphics industry. Our thanks also go to the judges, Val Hirst, Managing Editor of Sign Directions magazine and Sabrina Cant, the internationally renowned glass sculptor.

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