Creative design and printing firm Gamut Media recently completed a series of 17 wide-format murals to decorate and personalize the walls and other features of rapper Snoop Dogg’s private compound near Los Angeles, Calif.
In the sign and graphics industry, large-scale companies and institutions have often been at the centre of innovations in design and fabrication. This is because the organizations behind well-known brands can afford to spend extra money on high-quality materials and well-known designers.
Toronto-based UrbanArts is a charitable organization that has worked with schools to get young people involved in, among other activities, creating murals as a way to contribute to community development.
To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, charitable education organization Vibe Arts and Toronto’s Scarborough Town Centre (STC) shopping mall have unveiled 60 murals hand-painted by 500 young people in every province and territory.
Netflix’s advertising agency, MEC, recently commissioned Toronto artists to hand-paint three graffiti murals around the city to promote The Get Down, a new musical drama series set in New York, N.Y., in the 1970s.