Acme Design Vintage Hero Props

Graphic props are a great way of adding historical context to a production. Vintage Graphic props are one of our favorite requests; we have designed all kinds including newspapers, posters, signage, and labels. We have worked on some great projects including the ‘League of Gentlemen’ and most recently Channel 4’s ‘Year of the Rabbit’. The […]

Hero Props for ‘The Queen and I’

One of our many Christmas projects last year included Sky One’s Christmas comedy ‘The Queen and I’. Based on Sue Townsend’s 1992 novel, ‘The Queen and I’ it tells the fictional story of the royal family who is dismantled and forced to live a normal life after the Republican Party win the general election. This was a great […]

Hero Prop for McDonald’s “Just like McDonald’s” Campaign

McDonald’s latest integrated campaign seeks to highlight the quality of their ingredients and dispel the notion that fast food is unethically sourced. The two adverts focus on the quality of eggs and beef, we made graphics for both. One of the requests being the hero, beef cut chalkboard artwork. Every detail was thought-through including using […]

Graphic Props for Channel 4’s `Year of the Rabbit’

We have been eagerly anticipating channel 4’s latest comedy Year of the Rabbit. This spoof police drama is set in Victorian times and stars Bafta winner Matt Berry as the unlikely East End detective. The Victorian-themed set required period graphics to set the scene and Acme graphics was on hand throughout production and filming, we […]

Graphic Props for Urban Myths: Paul McCartney

Acme was once again asked to create Hero Props for the Emmy-nominated comedy anthology series Urban Myths. Last season we worked on the ‘Sex Pistols vs. Bill Grundy’s episode, based on the infamous Bill Grundy interview on the Today program, this season saw us design and make props for the ‘Paul McCartney’ episode which explores the […]

Timewasters Hero Prop

Timewasters are back for a second season, this time around, the South London jazz band have time-traveled back to the 1950s. Acme was tasked with creating two hero props, the first showcased in Episode 4. This episode centers around Horace’s private diary that is found and published. We designed the prop book cover that is […]

Graphic Props For Christmas Adverts 2018

The annual flurry of Christmas adverts always signifies the start of the festive season. For Acme, Christmas always arrives early, usually around mid-summer and this year was no exception. We have been busy making graphic props for several different Christmas commercials including Boots, Heathrow, Next and Burberry. This sentimental advert tells the story of a mother-daughter […]

Acme Hero Prop in HSBC Advert

Another day, another advert aired featuring Acme artwork. This time, Acme was asked to make a number of different props for the latest round of HSBC commercials, including some hero props. HSBC’s latest commercials are fronted by Comedian Richard Ayoade, who lends his classic dry humour to the world of banking. Some of the hero props […]

Acme Graphics Newspapers used as dressing and props in Channel 4 drama Kiri

Acme Graphics create artwork and printing of old and new Newspapers. We print full newspapers using our library stock pages as fillers or we can work with clients who get permission from real Newspaper companies to made authentic newspapers for TV & Film. Channel 4 drama used real newspapers that we printed on “Kiri” a drama […]