Acme have created a set of ‘off the shelf’ 1940s graphics and WWII set dressing items including propaganda posters, wartime products and rationing props. They have been designed by us, or from designs which are now in the public domain which means they should be copyright free. We also have a library of period
It is always a fun challenge to design period book props like these, getting the style and treatment correct for the decade. If you require any period books or any vintage graphic props for your production, just contact us.
Set in the 1950s and 1960s the graphic props required an authentic period look and feel, we printed and bound multiple versions of the Duchess’s personal red leather diary. As the diary was written on in action, they needed to be practical and complete in terms of every day of the year being
The bookbinding techniques we use create robust and sturdy books that are safe to use as action props, they will be fully functional and will stand up to repeated takes.
We were asked to create Hero Props for the Emmy-nominated anthology series Urban Myths for Sky Arts. Last season we worked on the ‘Sex Pistols versus Bill Grundy’ episode, based on the infamous 1976 Bill Grundy interview on the Today Programme, this time we designed and made props for the ‘Paul McCartney - Scrambled Eggs’ episode
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