Acme was once again asked to create Hero Props for the Emmy-nominated comedy anthology series Urban Myths. Last season we worked on the ‘Sex Pistols vs. Bill Grundy’s episode, based on the infamous Bill Grundy interview on the Today program, this season saw us design and make props for the ‘Paul McCartney’ episode which explores the story
Timewasters are back for a second season, this time around, the South London jazz band have time-traveled back to the 1950s. Acme was tasked with creating two hero props, the first showcased in Episode 4. This episode centers around Horace’s private diary that is found and published. We designed the prop book cover that is heavily
Graphic props are a great way of adding historical context to a production. Vintage Graphic props are one of our favorite requests; we have designed all kinds including newspapers, posters, signage, and labels. We have worked on some great projects including the ‘League of Gentlemen’ and most recently Channel 4’s ‘Year of the Rabbit’. The devil
The Mcdonald's 'Great Tastes of America' menu is back and with the arrival of a new menu comes a new advert. This quirky advert set in a library and naturally featuring a basketball player used Acme Graphics to recreate vintage books. We came up with book covers that are aged at the artwork stage - these are
Acme Graphics can make a range of book covers contemporary or vintage looking. We can even gold foil emboss the covers in vintage or modern style. We have a library of prop book cover designs that be printed as hardback or paperback covers.
We were challenged by the request to design, print and make a large Medieval style religious book for Todd Margaret series 3. The dimensions had to be 15 inches high, 12 inches wide and 4 inches deep, far larger than any production print book to wrap around. We bought a few large atlases and guillotined down the pages to
Latest off the work bench are three period Victorian Books, we made these vintage graphic props by printing onto calico style material, then wrapping it around existing books, with the added touch of some gold cut vinyl lettering to look like gold foil embossing. Acme Graphics have created many contemporary, period and vintage prop books over the
Nick Foley-Oates asked us to create a period Sci-Fi novel cover for the new KFC commercial. We had to illustrate the cover in a convincing 1950 style, to look convincingly old and worn in close up. The agency were very specific about the look of the book cover, and handily provided lots of reference material that helped nail