Throughout this year, to help celebrate Canada 150, Montreal-based Moment Factory has worked with artists and cultural organizations across the country to stage digital multimedia projection events in public spaces.
Zünd recently brought to market the high-powered RM-L router option for its digital cutting systems. The powerful new spindle delivers 3.6 kW of processing power for acrylics, polycarbonates, aluminum composite materials (ACMs), solid aluminum and medium-density fibreboard (MDF).
Advanced, an audiovisual (AV) system integrator based in Mississauga, Ont., has created a dynamic retail experience with digital signage and related technologies for Toronto’s new three-level Air Jordan store.
As Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations unfold this year, it has been important not to overlook pre-Confederation history and Aboriginal people’s heritage. In an effort to help strengthen ties between the federal government and Saskatchewan’s Métis Nation, Form:Media recently ‘dressed’ Lot 47 with an environmental graphic design (EGD) project.
TDH Experiential Fabricators recently designed, built and artificially weathered a vintage-style neon sign for Sai Woo, a restored restaurant in Vancouver’s Chinatown. A faithful recreation of the site’s iconic original sign, which depicted a rooster with flapping wings, the project was achieved based only on a few seconds of grainy film footage shot nearly 60 years ago of a Chinatown parade passing by the building.
Saks Fifth Avenue, an international luxury department store chain owned by the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), recently filled the windows and interiors of its 41 full-line locations in Canada and the U.S. with floral themes, showcasing colourful graphics that were digitally printed onto both sides of display boards and then custom-cut to create standees and bases.
Toronto-based software developer L Squared was named Canada Post’s national digital signage vendor earlier this year and has since deployed individual displays and video walls at more than 400 retail locations across the country, including several new concept stores.
Robert Young, the artist behind the ‘Young World Faces’ series of inkjet-printed textiles that debuted during Toronto’s 2015 Pan American (Pan Am) Games, recently produced a special commemorative edition for the Royal Ontario Museum’s (ROM’s) Canada 150 celebrations.
GBLK Enterprises recently wrapped the parkade at the Forks in downtown Winnipeg with colourful graphics to help generate local excitement for the Canada Summer Games, which were held in the city from July 28 to Aug. 13, 2017.