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Issue 89 | Week 3 - FEBRUARY 2011

 
Sign Africa
THE SIGN AFRICA ROADSHOW IS COMING TO PORT ELIZABETH!
Your regional roadshow for signage, display and digital graphics will soon be in the friendly city. If you are in the region on 17 February, come to the roadshow to see the latest equipment, media and business opportunities in wide format digital printing, screen printing, LED's and neon lighting, digital signage, banners and flags, laser cutting and engraving - all under one roof.
Antalis
PRISMAFLEX WINS DAY/NIGHT GAME

Prismaflex South Africa was recently asked to produce a Day / Night print for their client OMD. After some deliberation and careful planning, the end result was highly impactful and exceeded the clients expectations.

OSRAM PRESENTS NEW LED PRODUCT RANGE
Osram presented a completely updated product range for signage and illuminated advertising late last year. New products for the major applications of light boxes and signage letters as well as the new IP-protected Linearlight Flex Protect offer customers flexible and high performance solutions for various applications.
NEW TEXTILE GRAPHICS RANGE FROM POLI-TAPE
Poli-Tape places great importance in constantly enhancing its range by developing new products to fulfill the individual requirements of its customers and to meet current market demands. In particular, the new range of textile graphics offers the user even more possibilities for individual design.
 Sign Africa Roadshow
NEW BRUSHED METAL FINISHES FOR 3M FILM SERIES
The brushed metal finishes join matte and carbon fibre to deliver a wide selection of colours and finishes for a broad range of wrap applications. The unique new finishes are brushed aluminium, brushed titanium, brushed steel, brushed steel blue and brushed gold.
TIMES SQUARE GETS LARGEST CONTINUOUS SURFACE LED SCREEN
D3 LED has announced the debut of the largest continuous surface digital LED screen to date in New York's Times Square. The custom display, located at 1568 Broadway above the entrance to the Doubletree Hotel at West 47th Street, was designed and engineered by D3 for its client, TSQ Digital, and measures 30m (100 feet) wide by 15m (50 feet) high.
CONSIDER DIGITAL SIGNAGE: SGIA

Imaging professionals can gain a unique look at the high-growth industry of dynamic digital signage next week when they attend SGIA's free Webinar 'Dynamic Digital Signage' on February 8, presented by digital signage guru Lyle Bunn.

 WONSA
TAKE POLE POSITION AT FESPA ASIA 2011
From 26 - 28 October 2011, FESPA will make a triumphant return to the Asian print circuit, with the event of the season: FESPA Asia 2011. As the race for new business in Asia intensifies, print service providers need more than ever to fuel their business with innovation to get to pole position.
NEW BACKLIT SIGNAGE SYSTEM FROM TECHNOMARK
US based Technomark has announced the development of a new electroluminescent (EL) product line called Technolight. The product line offers new opportunities to incorporate cool, thin, uniform panels of light into a wide variety of advertising applications.
MILLS STYROX CREATES OUTBACK GRAPHIC
Mills Styrox Australia is a sign manufacturer and point of sale distributor specialising in product presentation and visual communication for the retail environment. They were commissioned by the Outback Steak House restaurant to produce a rustic graphic to cover a large open wall in their restaurant. It had to be relatively low cost to produce and install, but still had to look effective.
THIS WEEK'S CREATIVE QUOTE

Design trends online change more often than the wind, and slightly less often than my socks.
~ Suleiman Leadbitter

 Viscom Africa
MOBILE OUTDOOR DIGITAL SIGNAGE HITS THE ROAD
When the words 'mobile' and 'digital signage' are used in the same sentence, they often refer to how mobile phones interact with digital displays. Not this time. Influence Media Network has introduced a novel addition to the digital signage space - one that actually moves.
DUO LARGER THAN LIFE AT MET
Primedia Lifestyle recently secured an exclusive partnership for Cavendish Square to be the official partner of the 2011 J&B Met. As the partner of choice for the event, Primedia Lifestyle conceptualised a definitive marketing strategy and executed all Cavendish Square events and activations to leverage Cape Town's premier horse racing and fashion event.
HUNTERS CAMPAIGN REFRESHES CAPETONIANS

A giant Hunters 3D billboard, emulating a snow globe, has created a blogging and Twitter frenzy in Cape Town. Positioned on the N1, it is a welcome icy sight for dry mouths in the city's searing summer temperatures.

PASSENGERS WARM TO BUS SHELTER CAMPAIGN
Bus passengers in Minnesota, USA, have been treated to heated bus shelters as part of an advertising campaign for a coffee brand, which also included posters and 3D displays.
Viscom Africa
CLASSIC PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL: PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY RESTORATION WORKFLOW

In this tutorial, we’ll take an in-depth look at restoring an old torn photograph. Restoring old family photos is something that you can do for your relatives and bring tears to their eyes, and yes this is a service you can offer to clients as well. Let’s take a look at a professional workflow for restoring old photographs to their former glory.

FUNNY SIGNS OF THE WEEK

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