Once again we have had the pleasure to work with Nautique on their 2019 international and domestic marketing awards. For this year’s awards, we have based the design around a custom 3D acrylic feature encased in a black stained timber. The 3D acrylics create the numbers “2019” to recognize the corresponding event year. The red acrylic on the black timber creates a nice contrast and allows the color to “pop”. Clear and chrome acrylics are also featured on this award to bring an industrial touch which ties into the mechanical nature of the Nautique brand.
Are you looking for a trophy to pack some punch? Contact us today to see how we can add depth to your next piece.
Some people go all out for their mates! These custom joinery gift boxes for a fishing trip look great. Using solid Tasmanian oak with UV printed elements to add that personalised touch.
Campbelltown City Council have become a great client of ours that we have worked with multiple times over the years and this year we were very happy to be making their Australia Day Awards for 2019.
Inspired by some of our encapsulated awards, our designers came up with a unique look for the trophies showing a mixture of encased timbers and exposed edges. The base has cut throughs to show coloured acrylics coming through and is finished with our signature laser etching.
Does your company have an upcoming event that recognises outstanding workers? Contact us today to see how we can make something custom just for you!
Last year we had the privilege of creating some more custom products for the Australian Defence Force School of Intelligence. To be placed in their mess hall, the team had requested we etch the history of the school onto an existing tabletop, as it was the only part of the Canungra base that wasn’t sporting their history within the mess hall. The mess hall was lined with several long tables that had been around for decades so it was a more unique way to engage people than just having old photos on the wall.
Using a pine timber to match the existing tables, the very old photos under went a intense trial and error period to find the perfect contrast to etch the images. The detailed artwork was etched into the top in one session over several hours so everything needed to be perfect. The piece was then treated with a high gloss glass coat to ensure resistance to damage throughout its lifetime. We also took care of refinishing the table frame with a new paint job to bring it back to life.
The feedback from the School of Intelligence was overwhelming as everyone was thrilled with the final outcome. Did you know we create custom furniture pieces? We can create pieces for events & marketing as well as more permanent pieces. If you have a project in mind, get in contact today!
Working again with the crew at The Mad Hueys, we were asked to work with them to create another point-of-sale item to accompany their previous display stands.
This display stand was made to look like an emergency fire box that will be fitted out to hold a beer and a shoe for an emergency shoey, an Australian ritual often undertaken as a bringer of good fortune.
The boxes consist of intricate joinery and completed with a satin emergency red paint finish. The boxes are double sided so they can be placed either on a shelf or in the middle of the room and be viewed from many angles, rather then your average point of sale strut cards which are only viewed from the front. The box features an acrylic panel at the front with printed graphics and text. The lids can be slid up and down so the graphics on the internal of the box and the shoe/can of beer can be interchanged with the seasons. The box also displays large logos on the sides so that even from the sides, the customers will know the Mad Hueys are up to something.
Wanting to create some custom Point of Sale or marketing products for your company, contact us today to see how we can create something bespoke for your company!
Having previously worked with Coopers on their beer tap decals, we welcomed the opportunity to work with them again and incorporated their iconic branding into this A-Frame design!
These A-Frames sit on top of the bar and contain a chalkboard so that specials and custom messaging can be displayed. The timber is an aged rustic locally sourced timber, which creates a surrounding boarder for the chalkboard. We laser etched the coopers tagline into the base of the frame which creates a tactile element for the customers to engage with. Finally, we finished the piece off with the Coopers timber decal at the top. The pop of colour against the dark weathered timber really draws in attention and sells this design.
If you would love to have some custom marketing products designed and manufactured to draw in new customers, contact us today and check out our other point-of-sale projects to spark some ideas!
Alder Constructions is a construction company specialising in complex projects who have branched themselves into a wide range of disciplines including civil, building and infrastructure construction.
As a way to show their gratitude to their long-time employees, Alder contacted us with a request to create an honour board with the names of their employees who had dedicated 10+ years of service to the company.
This plaque uses a combination of acrylic and custom joinery features, as well as the removable and updatable panel displaying the employees names. It was important in this piece to create a plate that could be removed and updated as it needed to be accessible for future names to be added as well as easy for the client to re-install the plate.
Have some long-time employees who deserve recognition? Contact us today to see how we can make a custom honour board for your company.
With many high-rises, new buildings and renovations being completed on the Gold Coast, a much anticipated project for the regions residents and tourists include the soon to be unveiled Jewel buildings. A project being completed by the Yuhu Group, they aim to produce these towers to exemplify elegance and sophistication with superb materials, texture, character and bespoke fixtures to create the ultimate expression in luxury and style.
In August 2018 the tallest tower of the three reached a significant construction milestone and celebrated a topping out ceremony where a palm tree was lifted to the rooftop. To mark the special occasion, DBI contacted us to create a bespoke high-end plaque to remain on the rooftop that reflected the style throughout the buildings, as well as also using products that were just as luxurious as the Jewel brand.
The finished outcome was a solid timber stand with a solid timber insert with the option of hanging the piece up by a D-Ring at the back if the stand is not needed. Each piece had a black japan finish and a brass brushed acrylic with laser etching.
Have something to unveil? We are here to help, contact us today so we can have a chat!
Arup is a worldwide independent firm of designers, engineers, architects, planners, consultants and technical specialists working in many areas of infrastructure with the aim to shape a better world for the future. Their buildings are award winning and span all over the world; just some of their most well known projects include The Sydney Opera House, The London Eye and The Beijing Stadium (Bird’s Nest).
As part of a reconciliation with traditional owners of the land in Australia, Arup wanted to pay their respects and have some custom plaques made for their different office locations that would honour the traditional owners. Using Australian native timber, each panel was laser etched and placed inside a custom in-house made frame featuring laser cut indigenous inspired illustrations created by Gilimbaa.
If you would like some custom made plaques made for your business, contact us about how we can create a customised piece for your office.
For this project we were happy to welcome back a customer, Fossil. We have previously designed some trophies for Fossil but this time we were given the task of creating some timber boxes to house Champagne and glass flutes for their Executive Leadership Team.
Keeping true to their vintage and classic design aesthetic we wanted to incorporate the raw edges of the timber instead of coving them up. The final design also kept the natural look and feel of the timber with no stain or varnish. We then finished up with laser-etched text onto the lid.
Wanting to create some custom boxes for an event or a gift? Contact us today for a quote, we would love to create something unique for you!
For an upcoming awards night at the Aquis Gold Coast Turf Club, the team there contacted us to create some boxes for the winners that contained a golden horseshoe. Having previously created the perpetual trophy for their Gold Coast Cup event, we were excited to work with the turf club again to create some more unique pieces.
The box features laser cut out patterned details around each side, which tie into the existing style from their trophies. This laser cut filigree reveals blue details showing from beneath the screen.
If you are wanting a unique product made for your business, contact us today we would love to have a chat about how we can make your idea become a reality!