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Issue 157 | Week 1 - August 2012

 
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SUPERWRAPS USES 'KNIFELESS FINISH TAPE' TO CREATE THE ULTIMATE WRAP
Superwraps is the first company in South Africa to use Knifeless Tech Systems' Knifeless Finish Tape to complete a knifeless vechicle wrap. Superwraps used four different pre-pigmented films to make up the design of the 3M 1080 Wrap Film for a recent vehicle wrap and used 'Knifeless Finish Tape' to create Butt joins on the vehicle without the risk of scratching the paint. Knifeless Tech Systems' series of tapes are currently used in 3M's advanced installer training courses and will be available from Superwraps soon.
MAIZEY TO OFFER TOTAL GRAPHICS AND BRANDING SOLUTIONS AT VISCOM AFRICA EXPO
From consumables for sign making, digital printing, interior design, shop-fitting, architectural and POP products, Maizey Plastics' stand in Hall 2 (stand O 3-16) will offer graphics and branding specialists a total solution at the Visual Communications Africa Expo, taking place from 22-24 August at the Sandton Convention Centre.
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PROVANTAGE IMPLEMENTS NATIONAL BLITZ CAMPAIGN FOR SAMSON CLOTHING
Clothing brand Samson has partnered with Provantage to implement a national blitz campaign to further promote the brand and bring attention to the quality of the range, which has been part of South Africa’s culture for many years. S Brand ambassadors liaised with consumers at busy retail hubs and taxi ranks in the Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Northern Cape, Mpumalanga, Northern Province, Free State and Limpopo Province. Thousands of leaflets, scarves, badges and stickers were distributed.
GRAFFITI STUDENT MEDIA KICKS OFF IRB JUNIOR RUGBY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS CAMPAIGN
As part of the 2012 IRB Junior Rugby World Championships held between 4th and 22nd June, Cape Town student media specialist Graffiti Student Media branded thirteen vehicles which did the rounds at Stellenbosch University and the University of the Western Cape (UWC) campuses, alerting students to the international event which was taking place on their home turf.

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POCKETMEDIA® SOLUTIONS CREATES CREDIT CARD-SIZED FNB EWALLET GUIDE
FNB selected a credit card-sized Z-CARD®, produced by PocketMedia® Solutions, as a handy eWallet Guide for its consumers. FNB’s eWallet Guide explains to customers how to use their cellphone to access money at an FNB ATM and how to use their Visa card to access money at an FNB ATM.
TRACTOR OUTDOOR UP-CYCLES OLD BILLBOARDS INTO GREAT GIFTS
Tractor Outdoor has partnered with local water sport accessory company, HOOLEY, to turn old billboard skins into useful accessories, including great corporate gifts. HOOLEY has already established itself as a market leader in recycled items made from discarded sails – and has joined forces with Tractor to create unique, useful items out of old billboard skins.

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THE SKY'S THE LIMIT FOR MTN WITH AERIAL CAMPAIGN
Aerial Displays has taken the MTN brand to new heights with the branding of a giant aerial balloon at Soweto’s Maponya Mall. The large-scale installation is the biggest advertising medium in the south of Johannesburg and affords the cellular brand unrivalled exposure amongst its target customers.
SOFTLIPS KISSES UP TO CUSTOMERS WITH WASHROOM MEDIA
Lip conditioner Softlips has signed an initial four-month contract with TLC that has seen the installation of vending machines in female washrooms at ten LSM A shopping malls. Branded vending machines are a new offering from Unlimited’s washroom advertising specialist TLC that afford companies the opportunity of creating awareness and distributing products within a synergistic environment.
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CLASSIC TUTORIAL: EASY X-RAY TYPOGRAPHY IN PHOTOSHOP

We're sure you all have seen the cartoon showing an x-ray of Homer Simpsons' head. Inspired by this, we are looking at a fun tutorial showing the whole process in creating a x-ray effect with letters. This is a fun tutorial but it will require a couple of hours to pull it off. Enjoy!

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