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It's Not Just For Artwork!

Posted by Laura Hewines on Jul 26, 2018 1:25:42 PM

Our wide selection of picture hanging systems are not just for displaying those stunning photographs and beautiful pieces of art you want to show off to your friends or clients. We have opened the door to a whole new world of creative applications using our products.

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Topics: PICTURE HANGING SYSTEMS

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Hanging Unframed Artwork That Changes Frequently

Posted by Lenore Pittman on Jul 12, 2018 10:45:00 AM

Have you ever had the problem of finding a way to hang unframed art? That first piece your child brought home from school; so proud of their accomplishments? The sketch handed down through your family that you can't bear to put away in a dusty closet? Or the painting you bought that needs no frame to display it? We have five ways you can hang those pieces that you just can't find the perfect frame for.

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Topics: PICTURE HANGING SYSTEMS

Scratched or discoloured acrylic? These simple steps save you money!

Posted by Lenore Pittman on Jun 28, 2018 1:34:37 PM
Acrylic is a fragile substrate that can get scratched easily . A small fleck of dust on your acrylic during installation can end up being an unsightly scratch. This could mean extra (often unexpected) expense on a project.
 
The steps listed below could mean the difference between making or losing money on a project.
 

The photo on the left shows a piece of acrylic that had paint and a lot of scratches on it. We used both Heavy Scratch Remover (Novus No. 3) and Fine Scratch Remover (Novus No. 2) to get a clean scratch-free piece of acrylic.

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Topics: CLEANING PRODUCTS

Project Highlight: St. Michael's College School, Toronto

Posted by Laura Hewines on Jun 7, 2018 12:19:10 PM

Do you have a brilliant idea for a feature display in your space, but aren't sure how to go about it? A young men's private school in Toronto had this same desire. In a collaboration with CRUNCH Media, we made this possible for them!

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Topics: CUSTOM DISPLAYS

Artwork or Shelves...What About Both? Check Out Our Art Shelf Options!

Posted by Laura Hewines on May 24, 2018 11:41:34 AM

No longer is the shelf merely a platform for art and objects. The Art Shelf transforms the typical shelf into a piece of art itself. Each sleek aluminium shelf pivots to reveal its underside (or face), featuring an interchangeable, customizable image. The modular design allows an interactive display of 2D and 3D art on any wall space, in any configuration.

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Topics: ART SHELF

Turn Your Dysfunctional and Ugly Brochure Holders Into Fabulous Eye-catching Displays!

Posted by Lenore Pittman on May 10, 2018 2:22:35 PM

The sole purpose of a brochure holder is to show off your literature and engage your clients. Unfortunately, the world is littered with ugly, dysfunctional brochure holders. Are you ready for a change? See our four ideas that will make your literature stand out!

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Topics: CABLE & ROD SYSTEMS, CUSTOM DISPLAYS

Hanging Banners...Mastered!

Posted by Laura Hewines on Apr 26, 2018 11:14:37 AM

Say goodbye to your banner blues - the ultimate solution is here!

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Topics: CABLE & ROD SYSTEMS

Product Spotlight: The Clever, Yet Simple Way to Hang Objects from Drop-Ceilings

Posted by Laura Hewines on Apr 12, 2018 1:46:20 PM

Suspended or drop-ceilings are a common feature in many buildings, both residential and commercial. The intention is usually to hide pipes, wires, ductwork, etc, or even for acoustical purposes. But hanging things from them? That just seems complicated, and perhaps even impossible, but not anymore!

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Topics: CABLE & ROD SYSTEMS

Brilliant Ways to Rejuvenate Your Old Tired Signs For Every Budget

Posted by Lenore Pittman on Mar 29, 2018 2:51:55 PM

Do your signs need some sprucing up? Tired of looking at plain, ugly or tired signs? Here are 5 ideas that will help spark your creativity! 

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Topics: SIGNAGE HARDWARE

Use the Right Acrylic Cleaner to Keep Your Signage Beautiful. So Easy!

Posted by Laura Hewines on Mar 15, 2018 11:04:46 AM

Cleaning Plexiglas and acrylic may seem to be a very simple task, but there are a few important things to keep in mind to ensure the surface is protected from damage and stays shiny and clear. Poor cleaning practices can result in the acrylic becoming cloudy and scratched making it visually unappealing.

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Topics: CLEANING PRODUCTS