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Issue 84 | Week 3 - DECEMBER 2010

 
Viscom Africa
SEASON'S GREETING FROM PRACTICAL PUBLISHING

This will be our last issue of Viscom Africa for the year, if you are going away this time of the year, travel safe and we wish you all the best for 2011!

Practical Publishing will be closed from Wednesday, 15 December 2010 for our annual shutdown and will reopen on Thursday, 6 January 2011.

Best wishes from the Practical Publishing Team!

Antalis
VISTA SYSTEM INSTALLED AT SPANISH UNIVERSITY
Vista System International recently supplied a complete wayfinding solution to 'Triplej' for installation at the university of Valencia science park in Spain.
NESCHEN ENTERS WALL COVERINGS MARKET
As the newest product to join the conVerd Presented by Neschen line, EnviroScape Mural Plus! is an FSC-certified media that incorporates 10% post-consumer waste to achieve its sustainability advantage over traditional vinyl and pressure-sensitive vinyl materials.
Sign Africa Roadshow
FESPA FABRIC 2011 ATTRACTS CREAM OF INDUSTRY
FESPA Fabric is shaping up as 2011’s leading European product showcase and educational event for garment printers and decorators. The launch FESPA Fabric event in 2010, which ran within the flagship FESPA exhibition in Munich, attracted over 10000 visitors from 113 countries over five days.
CALTRON RELEASES OPEN FRAME LED MONITOR
Caltron has just released the latest addition to its LED backlit monitor range, the LBT-1212O, a 30cm (12.1 inch) open frame unit.
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BEIJING READIES FOR 2011 EXPOS
The 18th China Sign Expo will take place from April 27-30, 2011, at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing. It is estimated that the total display area will total some 35000 square metres. This will be divided into four sections and will include exhibitors from the Digital Engraving, Cutting, Acrylic, Ink-jet, Consumables, Display, Signage, LED and Light Box industries.
EMC BRIGHTNESS RECOMMENDATIONS RELEASED
The International Sign Association has issued new recommendations for effective and responsible brightness levels of electronic message centres (EMCs) in order to help sign companies, end users, and local officials draft reasonable sign codes.
 WONSA
Sign Africa Roadshow
X-BOARD VOTED BEST PRINT MEDIA IN 2010
Xanita’s X-Board Print was recently voted best media in Wide Format Imaging's 2010 Reader's Choice top products.
DULLES DOUBLETREE DEPLOYS ECO-FLIGHT BOARD
Eco-Flight Board, a digital flight board technology from Noventri, provides travelers with dynamically updated flight information at the Doubletree Dulles Hotel.
THIS WEEK'S CREATIVE QUOTE

Practice safe design: Use a concept.

~ Petrula Vrontikis

SAMSUNG TUNES INTO MALL MEDIA
Samsung Consumer Electronics has signed up with Primall Media to generate awareness of its new range of 3D televisions until the 31st January 2011.
NEOTEL DIALS INTO GOLF UNLIMITED
Neotel has signed a twelve month advertising contract with Primedia Unlimited’s newest subsidiary, Golf Unlimited.
Sign Africa Roadshow
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FINANCIAL MAIL AND TLC TARGET BUSINESS LEADERS
Through TLC’s Airport Washroom Advertising network, The Financial Mail has captured the interest of business leaders. As a first-time TLC client, the Financial Mail chose to run a two-month campaign with the Primedia Unlimited washroom advertising specialist over the festive season.
BILLBOARDS BECOME BEANBAGS
A new soft furnishings and design company has recently launched a range of designer beanbags that are made from the vinyl of old advertising billboards and are stuffed with polystyrene off cuts - a 100% upcycled product.
FOOTWEAR TRADING GETS INTO STEP
Footwear Trading's brand-new campaign features the trendiest new Levi's and Diesel ranges atop 35 metered taxi vehicles spread throughout Durban and Cape Town.
REFLECTIVE STREET POLE ADS BRIGHTEN JOBURG
BMW Lyndhurst recently made use of reflective vinyl for its first ever Street Pole Advertising campaign, which saw the dealership practically take over possession of 89 of Johannesburg's premium sites in Melrose North, Illovo, Inanda, Bramely, Birnam, Birdhaven and Fairway.
Sign Africa Roadshow
PHOTOSHOP CS5 TUTORIAL: CREATE YOUR OWN NEW YEAR 2011 CARD

Would you like to send out your own New Year's card or create an invite to your New Year's party?

This tutorial will show you how to create a 2011 New Year's card by using simple techniques form Photoshop CS5.

Get creative and enjoy!

FUNNY SIGNS OF THE WEEK

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