Friday, May 29, 2009

Doing our part for the Community

It's finally open after a 2-week long Opening Celebration. The 19th on the Park Centre for the Arts and Entertainment in the heart of Stouffville ended its premiere celebrations with a Volunteer/ Start-up committee BBQ tonight. It has been a fun experience for us to be involved with this community event. Part of our contributions include gathering more than 10 local restaurants to participate in the Premiere Gala... and setting up our Chocolat Truffle booth during one of the opening events called Spring Spirit Day. They were both successful events due to the dedication from the volunteers involved. It's great to see such commitment and to be a part of it. Thanks to all our friends we bought a box of truffles to support the event and also our supplier (ACL display works) for sponsoring the Acrylic display boxes which we designed for the truffle-stand. And check out our Truffle Menu and custom posters...

Beside us in the event is our dear friend Eilla B. ... who is there to support us and the community ... selling her FAMOUS muffins and cookies. Thanks for keeping us warm with your hugs and treats on the windy day.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

worn in TO

Just wanted to share a fantastic magazine with everyone.
Worn fashion journal is based in Toronto, and we really like the underground/ indie vibe going on there. Thanks for being an inspiration.... click here to find out more about Worn.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Ginza on the Go...

custom back-lit menu board with magnetic backing, direct UV printed on acetate.

Channel Letters at the fabrication shop ... look how dark the colour looks unlit.

...and lit.

Tree Lattice finally up ...

It's been more than a month of working on the sushi restaurants....wish there were more sushi-sampling though. The 3-dimensional Tree Lattice, Sushi Bar poster, banners, exterior signage, menu boards, menus, take-out menus and business cards are all done. Seems like a lot of work and sleepless nights have gone into it, but i think the great team effort paid off. Ginza sushi finally opened their doors at Yorkville's trendy downtown location last weekend. I heard they were giving out roses to passer-bys on mother's day, May 10th. We still have the actual Main Menus waiting to be completed. Our translucent PP covers still need to be UV printed, die-cut and shipped. So it won't be another week or two before we see them.

Anyway, here is a preview of all that was completed...including some behind the scene construction photos. Oh, did we also mention the pains we went through trying to achieve the right tone of purple for the exterior channel letters? We experimented and finally used 4 layers of vinyl in digital print colour to get the right colour when lit. Never have we gone to such lengths to do colour matching. Remind me never to do digital printing for outdoor signs. Let's just stick with the Avery colours.