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Stretched fabric wall panels

Fabric graphics - wall-mounted slim frame.

Fabric wall panels – so many advantages You may have not even realised it, but you will have seen more and more stretched fabric wall panels appearing everywhere.  One place that you are most likely to have seen them is in department stores, often back-lit. The quality of fabric print is so good now, both […]


Inventing and how to do it. Part three

Invention, Dyson, virtual reality

Making an invention real and making it your own (see also Part One and Part Two) Invention might be a lightbulb moment but inventions often go though a series of stages like this; 1) ask a good question 2) get an idea 3) decide how that idea can work in practice 4) assess the market […]

Inventing and how to do it. Part two

inventing, lightbulb, plane

An inventor’s guide to inventing (see also Part One and Part Three) An inventor  is mainly just someone who sticks at it.  Thomas Edison, perhaps the greatest inventor that ever lived, famously said that inventing was “1% inspiration and 99% perspiration”.  Part one of this series dealt with some simple ways to get ideas and pursue […]

Inventing and how to do it. Part one

Inventing, blog ,einstein, rocket, da vinchi

Where do ideas come from? Inventing is not a mystery but it does need perseverance. Maybe that is why inventors tend to enjoy inventing. They need to and they can become a bit obsessive. Over the last 30 years I have brought 6 products to market. All of them have been profitable and 4 of […]


Make window graphics work for you

Window graphics - Fresco and Calderdale MBC

A radical new initiative Window graphics were an important part of a ground-breaking initiative in Halifax, West Yorkshire.  Calderdale Council are piloting a new service called ‘Better Lives at No. 42’.  Based at 42 Market Street, Halifax, this aims to boost the health and wellbeing of local residents. The shop had previously been a record […]

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How to choose your flag base

A flag base offers a solution for many applications. These bases range from the small cross base to the large concrete base. Choosing the right flag base for you is not too complicated. However it is worth giving some thought to what will work best. Some, like the drive-on foot have a very specific function. […]