The art department required a lot of dressing items and incidental paperwork which had to be designed with the correct period detail including calligraphy, illustration and paper finishes. Not only did we print authentic lettering onto handmade paper and parchment, we hand stitched the pamphlets and booklets. One interesting item we created was the Romanov dynasty family
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'Year of the Rabbit' is a spoof, police comedy-drama for Channel 4 set in Victorian London and stars BAFTA winner Matt Berry as the unlikely East End detective. The Victorian-themed sets required period graphics to set the scene, Acme Graphics were on hand throughout production and filming, we created many period items from matchboxes to signage. The
Timewasters are back for a second series, this time around the South London jazz band have travelled back in time to the 1950s. Acme were tasked with creating two hero props, the first showcased in Episode 4, which focuses on the scene where Horace’s private diary is found and published. We designed the prop book cover
We are used to a variety of weird and wonderful requests here at Acme, the latest being for Mitsubishi who’s ‘mockumentary’ style advert promotes the ASX model and takes place in the ‘Overworked Human Sanctuary’. Whilst showcasing the capabilities of the ASX the focus is on the rehabilitation of Colin the overworked Accountant. We created parodies of all
One of our many Christmas projects last year included Sky One’s Christmas comedy ‘The Queen and I'. Based on Sue Townsend’s 1992 novel, ‘The Queen and I' it tells the fictional story of the royal family who is dismantled and forced to live a normal life after the Republican Party win the general election. This was a great project
The latest drop of QuickBook Adverts has arrived. Acme was tasked with creating a number of different props for a diverse range of workplace-related sets. This series of adverts required over 500 individual prints, including a graphically saturated tattoo shop. The need for neon art visuals has proved a popular request this year, this visual was
The annual flurry of Christmas adverts always signifies the start of the festive season. For Acme, Christmas always arrives early, usually around mid-summer and this year was no exception. We have been busy making graphic props for several different Christmas commercials including Boots, Heathrow, Next and Burberry. This sentimental advert tells the story of a mother-daughter relationship