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Famous League of Gentlemen Road signs recreated by Acme for Specials

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Acme Graphics updated the prop Famous Royston Vasey road sign from League of Gentlemen into an aged action prop
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This sign was used in the dressing of the town in League of Gentlemen, Acme offered options – look which one they chose
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Acme Graphics always offer the client options on a design so they can choose their favourite

The famous League of Gentlemen road signs that we all recognise from the original series broadcast in the 1990s, had to be redesigned for the 2017 special. Acme were asked to make sure they were as close to the original as possible.

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League of Gentlemen road sign aged to match the original sign from the series

Acme were part of the 50th Anniversary of Big Mac Commercial for Mcdonald’s

Acme Graphics were asked to step into history with Mcdonald’s Big Mac. There were some retro Rockabilly Gig posters posters in the background while Rockabilly’s eat Big Mac’s. See our fictitious bands Blakey and The Heys posters in these stills from the commercial.

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Rockabilly style Gig posters on billboards on Mcdonald’s Commercial set
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Mcdonald’s Big Mac Commercial shows Acme Graphics designed posters

Spot the Acme made Signs in the new Mitchell & Webb Series “Back”

Acme designed and printed many signs in the new David Mitchell & Robert Webb series, “Back” on Channel 4.  Acme Graphics were commissioned to design exterior Pub and shop signs for the production. The pub signs were artworked to look like old wooden signs but they were printed on vinyl for Designer Rosie Thomas and Neil Barnes.

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Pub Sign artworked to look like old wooden sign but printed on vinyl and mounted on Foamex with satin laminate for Exterior use
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Pub sign designed by Acme Graphics and digitally painted to have a painted wood effect. Printed on vinyl on foamex with satin laminate to waterproof.

Teen Magazine made for BBC3 Murder in Successville Television Comedy

Acme Graphics have a stock of Generic magazines for action props or dressing sets. Interior Design, Architecture, Mens Magazines, Womens Fashion, teenage and gossip magazines. This is the latest one for ‘Murder in Successville’ made into an action prop. Generic design with library stock images and clearable name of Production’s choice.

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Teenage magazine designed using clearable library images – see full range of new magazines

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Its Christmas! Time for christmas commercials

Over the year we have been commissioned to do various  Christmas Commercial graphics. Bespoke package design for a Mcdonalds Commercial, set in a toy shop based on a love story between an animated doll and a spaceman toy.

We created the Doll box which featured in the shop window and the bespoke vintage feel calendar with tear off pages of nostalgic snowy christmas scenes.

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Opening shot of the ‘Juliette’ Doll toy box
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‘Juliette’ the animated doll sits on our Juliette box
The countdown begins when the 16th Dec is ripped off in action
The countdown begins with the 16th Dec is ripped off the calendar in action
The countdown continues throughout the commercial
The countdown continues throughout the commercial
The Christmas calendar shows 24th Dec and the shopkeeper closes his Shop doors, the toy love story comes alive
The Christmas calendar shows 24th Dec and the shopkeeper closes his Shop doors, the toy love story comes alive
Meteor Man Fun Time bag & packaging were all created by Acme
Meteor Man Fun Time bag & packaging were all created by Acme

Acme Graphics new website and blog launched June 2014

Acme, specialist graphic designers for the film and TV industry announce the launch of their new website, featuring work examples from recent film, television productions that they have been working on over the past year or two, you can view their tv prop graphic work here.

The new site has been optimised for mobile and tablet, as most art department people are always flying around, accessing the web on their mobiles and ipads.

The Acme Blog is also a new addition, we will be adding news and features about the current film, television and commercials productions that we are working on.