Custom Awards & Event Collateral

Wipeout Dementia Custom Trophy

Wipeout Dementia is a one day surf competition that provides vital funds for research into dementia through the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA). We have the opportunity to design and produce the awards for all of the Wipeout Dementia events and we always manage to throw different ideas and designs together.  This time we created a custom branded trophy consisting of layered acrylic and UV printed wood panels.

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Metricon Homes Custom Trophy

We were contacted by Metricon Homes to create some Thank You awards to celebrate the fact that they were awarded Australia’s number 1 house builder in 2016. The sleek design is created using laser etched solid wood and layered black and metal finish acrylic.

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Jim Moran - Custom Layered Awards

Founded by Jim Moran in 1984, the Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC) educates disadvantaged youth in basic automotive repair, academic remediation, job readiness and life management skills. YATC students have the opportunity to learn a trade, plan for the future and become productive members of the community.

These awards were created for the Jump Start Golf event that helps raise funds to keep the training center running at the highest possible standard. We used a combination of perspex and laser etched custom timbers to create this modern award.

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FYA Unleashed - Custom Acrylic and Timber Awards

 

As part of the Unleashed Festival , FYA holds the annual Unleashed Awards, where they celebrate the achievements and diversity of Australia’s young dreamers, doers, thinkers and creators. So here are some cool trophies built for the event. Using laser cut acrylic and joinery finished native hardwood timber, we created something quite fun and stylish. 

 

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Fossil Group - Custom Timber Trophies

With 59 offices and 615 company-owned stores in a total of 150 countries, Fossil is an easily-recognisable American watch and lifestyle company focusing on quality leathers, watches, jewellery, accessories and more, all made with an authentic vintage feel and classic design.

In celebration of the recent graduates of their 2016 Pursuit Leadership Development Program, Fossil contacted us to craft Custom Awards for the ceremony.

Highlighting their design style of “clean lines of the mid-century meets the modern look of today,” we combined the raw elements of hardwood timber with the clean lines of brass-finished components and a black-on-black background. Laser-etching was used to add recipients’ names to the awards, as well as a cheetah and slogan, “Leadership is the Pursuit of Excellence,” on each custom-shaped award.

The subtle cheetah print behind the Fossil logo also shows the careful consideration and skill achieved on each piece.

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Legacy Lantern

This is a custom made lantern we designed and produced for Legacy. Designed to fit an electric tealight in the base with the light beaming out from the laser cut logos on the side panels. They are re-usable so that Legacy can utilise them for events and functions in the future.

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Major League Hacking Award

Created for hackers, by hackers, Major League Hacking (MLH) is a North American and European organization with 65,000 students across 16 countries. Home to an official student hackathon league, MLH hosts over 200 weekend-long invention competitions that inspire innovation, cultivate communities and teach computer science skills to the next generation of tech leaders around the globe.

In honour of their North American Spring 2016 Hacking Awards, MLH contacted us to produce custom trophies for their esteemed award recipients. Since the organization includes such a large number of participants, pinpointing a collaborative design that captures the essence of the company was a challenge, and one that we were excited to take on.

With custom designed laser cutting technology and printed perspex layered together and mounted into a custom built base, the octagonal award was well-received by both the founders and Hacking Award recipients.

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Custom designed laser cut and printed perspex all layered together and mounted into a custom built base.

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Live Strong Custom Trophy

Here is a custom trophy we created for Live Strong. Manufactured from a custom laser etched veneer and printed clear perspex. We also managed to incorporate their signature yellow wristband into the trophy. All finished and sent to Virginia in the US.

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City of Ryde Citizen of the Year Awards 2016

The City of Ryde hold their annual Citizen and Young Citizen of the year awards every Australia Day. This year we were engaged to create a new trophy for the winners.

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We aimed to create something quite simple and effective in design. Also something that the winners would be proud to be awarded. The final result was this solid Blackbutt Hardwood Timber base with a mix of laser cut acrylic, laser etching and gold finish acrylic.

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If you need something similar for an upcoming event, drop us a line and we can help you out!

Evolve Custom Made Invites

Presented by TechnologyOne, the 2016 Evolve User Conference, located in Brisbane, is set to break the mould for preparing for a cloud and mobile-based world in order to maximise investments in TechnologyOne’s enterprise software.

With the need for efficient, cost-cutting business ideals, this event goes beyond the basics, delving into the specific steps for leveraging leading technologies with more than 100 sessions of industry speakers, product demonstrations and customer case studies, as well as one-on-one access with TechnologyOne experts, opportunities for professional networking and more.

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Tasked with creating 350 customised invitations for this modern, technology-focused event, we began by creating an external sleeve for the invitations, accomplished through our use of laser cut Curious Matter specialty paper from K.W. Doggett.

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For the internal portion and the outer box of the invitations, we used another K.W. Doggett stock called Knight vellum, further accented with a clear print over the front.

Pairing the custom invitations with a custom box, highlighted by our use of a foiled logo and tailored internal tray, we pulled out all the stops for this extensive, noteworthy and distinctive production job to create something in sync with the theme of the event.

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In need of customised invitations or presentation boxes for your next event? Please contact us for more information.

Queensland Government 2016 Excellence Awards

Introduced by the Queensland government, the Start Playing Stay Playing initiative shines light on female achievements in the local sports and recreation industries, as well as individuals and organisations that work to boost sports and recreation opportunities for women living across Queensland, Australia.
With a twice-annual awards ceremony honouring the categories of Inclusion, Innovation and Inspiration, as well as a once yearly Minister’s Excellence Award for the winners of the previous categories, we were honoured to produce customised trophies for the 2016 Start Playing Stay Playing Excellence Awards Ceremony.

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Incorporating their existing branding and armed with a desire to create something unique, eye-catching and memorable, our talented in-house production team designed the custom trophies with the illusion of floating in mind.
By employing several different engineering techniques, as well as using quality materials such as printed clear acrylic and Australian blackbutt hardwood timber with laser etching, we were able to exceed the client’s expectations and provide remarkable trophies for deserving individuals and organisations across Queensland.

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We recognise the importance of leading an active lifestyle, whether for your health or personal well-being, and were honoured to create a keepsake as part of this year’s Awards celebration.

Interested in customised trophies for your business? Get in touch with our Australian or North American offices, and we’d be happy to help.

Swell Sculpture - Custom Timber Trophies

The Swell Sculpture Festival starts today! Swell facilitates high quality outdoor art and cultural events, connecting people, art and place. Their signature event is the SWELL Sculpture Festival held annually on Currumbin Beach.Now in its fourteenth year, the ten-day festival brings over 50 works by nationally and internationally renowned artists to a free public exhibition on the beautiful beaches of Australia’s Gold Coast.The event delights 265,000 visitors annually, and we had the pleasure of creating the awards for the winners of the event. These custom solid timber awards combine laser etched textures and titles, and a modern stylised representation of Currumbin rock. The image wrapping around 2 of the faces is actually Currumbin Rock itself!

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Two members of the Potato gang made it to the opening/awards night (pictured here with our good friend and local artist Lisa Martin). The atmosphere was fantastic and good to see so many people supporting a great event.

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Hand crafted design solutions for forward thinking industries

Some of our valued clients

Jetstar
RVCA
Hurley
War Memorial
Quiksilver
Olympus
Nike
Bond University
The Australian Army
Coopers Brewery
Queensland Health
Vittoria Coffee