Conserving Culzean Castle

A three-month project to overhaul the experiential signage around the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle has been completed, with Leach Inspire delivering the 147-sign installation. The work was part of a £2.5m investment in visitor facilities by the Trust, Scotland’s largest conservation charity.


GTMS has completed a number of starting jobs this year

The main attractions

GTMS has completed a number of starting jobs this year including a mirror maze for the PortAdventura Park in Barcelona, signage for various Discovery Trails across England, and Bolt Speed Test graphics, a 10 x 6m stand designed launch Puma's Olympics campaign.

signmaking company Parafe was awarded the contract for the technical design, fabrication and the installation of the signage and decoration.

Riding high at the train station

When the organisers of Marseille-Provence 2013 European Capital of Culture launched a project appealing to artists, designers and signmakers to revamp the ‘Gates of the Capital’ - the Saint-Charles main rail station, signmaking company Parafe was awarded the contract for the technical design, fabrication and the installation of the signage and decoration.

The installation lasted a whole month with four teams of alpine-grade rope access technicians and vinyl installers.

printed in five colours on a poplar wood board using an Inca Onset S40

Bringing back the 50s

US visual merchandising firm Marketing Alliance Group reproduced this retro 50s-style sign, printed in five colours on a poplar wood board using an Inca Onset S40, as commissioned by contemporary artist Brendan Coudal.

“It’s very important to our client, that his artwork is printed to the highest standards,” said Jeanette Bender, creative director at Marketing Alliance. “After all, his name is on every piece! His customers are high-end boutique retail stores, national retail chains, restaurants and bars so it’s critical that we share the artist’s passion and attention to detail.”

The PVC banner, which was produced on a Dupont Cromaprint printer, was turned around in just three days.

Banner welcomes HMS Ark Royal home

As HMS Ark Royal sailed into Portsmouth harbour for the last time, her crew was greeted by a huge banner hung on the sea walls welcoming them home. Hampshire Flag Company produced the 22m x 1m banner, in partnership with The Portsmouth News.

The PVC banner, which was produced on a Dupont Cromaprint printer, was turned around in just three days.