Category Archives: graphic props

Vintage Newspapers dressed on walls in The New York Bagel Commercial

As well as graphic prop newspapers Acme Graphics can recreate vintage, period Newspaper clippings. In the latest New York Bakery commercial, Acme created a selection of American Vintage newspaper clippings on aged paper to decorate the history of the Bagel Shop in New York. These were framed and dressed on the walls of the bakery.

We can create newspapers from any country, from any period – we have been asked to do Norwegian and American recently.

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Still from New York Bagel Bakery commercial showing Acme Graphic graphic props on the walls of the set. Vintage newspaper clippings. Period newspapers and photos aged and printed for set dressing.
Range of Vintage Newspaper Clippings and photos
Range of Acme Graphics prop newspapers clippings designed and printed on newsprint. Aged in artwork process to show period newspapers through the ages.
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Graphic prop vintage newspapers and clippings designed and printed to look like all different periods of New York newspapers decorating the walls for Bagel Commercial.

Morrisons Christmas Advert Christmas Signs

We have made some festive graphic props and signs for the 2017 Morrisons Christmas Advert. We can create signs and blackboards that are printed  rather than wooden and hand painted by scenic artists. Acme can create any effect digitally to save you time and money.

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Chalk on blackboard effect artwork printed on vinyl and satin laminated for exterior waterproof signs instead of scenic painting on wood
Wood effect Signs created digitally and printed on vinyl, mounted on Foamex with Satin Laminate to fully waterproof for Exterior use
Festive Wooden artwork effect arrow signs created for Morrisons Christmas Commercial printed on vinyl with satin laminate to make waterproof for exterior signage
Santa Stop Here signs found outside houses. Artwork created by Acme and printed on vinyl, mounted on foamex with Satin Laminate for waterproof Exterior Signage
Santa Sign made for Morrisons Commercial printed vinyl and mounted on foamex with satin laminate to make suitable exterior sign. Christmas graphic props .

James Corden with Acme Graphics Licence Plate on his Confused Car

James Corden is well known as the face of Confused.com commercials in the classic Mercedes with the memorable Confusd Licence plates. Acme Graphics made these graphic prop licence plates. We used car filler on foamex, sanded and car sprayed the prop then added vinyl lettering to create a plate with profiled letters.

Confused.com Licence plate made of foamex, paint and vinyl
Licence plates made in the Acme workshop made of foamex, spray paint and cut vinyl
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Graphic Prop Licence plate made of spray painted foamex and vinyl cut lettering
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From Confused.com commercial showing Acme Graphics prop make licence plates. Vintage period prop licence plates made of foamex and spray paint
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Confused.com commercial showing Acme Graphics prop makes. Front and rear prop vintage period licence plates on James Corden famous car.

Acme get Crafty making School Notice Boards for Morrisons Christmas Commercial

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School Notice board made for Morrisons Christmas commercial using craft skills to look like an authentic primary school style notice board
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Graphic prop notice board created looks like a real primary school notice board
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School Notice board in Acme created using our craft skills to create school boards in the background

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Explicit Graphic Prop Makes for The Horrors Music Video

The latest music video for The Horrors, “Something to remember me by” included some explicit graphic prop package design. Showcasing our various prop making techniques from perspex cutting to package design of products like sex toys, soap and lipsticks.

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Cut Perspex mould for The Horrors soap making part of music video
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Cut perspex for the Prop make soap making section of music video creating promotional products from the band’s bodily juices.
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Explicit promotional products designed by Acme Graphics as graphic props for the new The Horrors Music Video
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Display of promotional graphic prop products created by Acme Graphics in the Video

Graphic Props for THE HORRORS gruesome video

Acme graphics were commissioned to create the Graphic Prop makes involved in THE HORRORS latest video, in which the band give their bodily juices to the Music Industry in name of Music.

Prop Makes of the packaging for the gruesome products the band’s bodily juices are turned into for the song “Something to Remember me by”.

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Display of promotional products created by Acme Graphics in the Video
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Acme Graphics cut perspex as part of the THE HORRORS soap making part of video
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Package design for promotional products made from the band’s bodily juices

Graphic Prop Food Packaging is the same in any Language

Acme Graphics create graphic prop food packaging in any language like these Marshmallows in Norwegian in close up. Graphic props printed on clear vinyl works on clear packaging. Any food packaging we have in our library like a  cereal packet and marshmallow packaging text can be translated into any language, for this job it was Norwegian.

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Acme Graphics food packaging design for graphic props in any language. Norwegian marshmallow packaging printed on clear vinyl

SKY Urban Myth: A comedy based on The Sex Pistols on Bill Grundy’s show

Sky Arts Urban Myth series includes a comedy based on the infamous scene with the Sex Pistols on Bill Grundy’s nightly show. The incident actually ended Grundy’s show but the memory lives on. Acme re-created various elements of that time for the production. Acme recreated NME Magazine, The Sun newspaper with the Sex Pistols headline featuring the young actors playing the Sex Pistols and Steve Pemberton playing Bill Grundy and posters.

Sex Pistols Posters authentically re-created by Acme with period 1960's font accuracy
Sex Pistols Posters authentically re-created by Acme with period 1960’s font accuracy
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Acme Graphics reworked the original Sex Pistols posters to look new in the documentary about the Today Show

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Acme Graphics remade the classic London TV logo for the remake of the Today Show with the Sex Pistols and Bill Grundy
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Acme recreated the classic NME magazine newspaper cover so that it looked new in the SKY Arts docudrama about the Sex Pistols with Bill Grundy on the Today Show
The Sun featured the incident with the Sex Pistols on Bill Grundy's Today show, Acme recreates the paper with photo of actors playing the Pistols
The Sun featured the incident with the Sex Pistols on Bill Grundy’s Today show, Acme recreates the newpaper with photo of actors playing the Pistols and Steve Pemberton playing Bill Grundy. The Today show ended Grundy’s career, thanks to the Pistols.

Licence Plate Prop making options

cme Graphics are prop making licence plates and we have a range of techniques using vinyl and foamex. Here are some vintage plate styles. The fonts were created from vintage reference and cut from stainless steel vinyl.

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Sprayed Prop make in American Style for Confused.com licence plates
Norwegian Licence Plates with 3D element in design to look like bevelled signs
Norwegian Licence Plates with 3D element in design to look like bevelled signs

 

Vintage looking licence plate created by heating Vinyl to create a 3D effect
Vintage looking licence plate created by heating Vinyl to create a 3D effect

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