26 March 2018

Taking on Tomb Raider

Film & Television

We were delighted to be involved in creating a series of key props for the latest Tomb Raider film starring Alicia Vikander. It was great fun working with the art department and solving some of the creative challenges that always come up when creating large props. Here, in our workshop, you can see the steel…

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13 March 2018

Bringing a consumer brand to life

Marketing & Promotion
Wine Bottle Taxi

Experiential marketing is growing in popularity The ability to draw your customers into an interactive experience through life-sized props and simulated settings is very powerful. Such campaigns are designed to leave lasting memories and evoke positive emotions. Done well, they build trust too, as you invite your customers to quite literally enter and become part…

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08 February 2018

Creating a powerful experiential event

Exhibitions & Events
Refugee Run Davos 2018

What is an Experiential Event? One area of our work that has seen significant growth over recent years is the development of so-called ‘experiential events’ – creating a simulated world for people to enter and gain a real understanding of what it would be like to live in that environment. Its aim is to engage…

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07 December 2017

Large props: Our most challenging makes

Film & Television
Da Vinci Code Cryptex

The Fantastic Five: most challenging large prop makes We like to think that no challenge is too great for our talented team to handle. No job too big, too detailed, too intimidating or too bizarre. Over the years we have created hundreds and hundreds of models, mock-ups and props and it is genuinely impossible to…

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20 November 2017

Recreating artefacts that are millions of years old

Museum Artifacts & Replicas

Creating detailed replicas of fossils is a key part of paleontology and is more complex than it might initially seem. Known by many as ‘paleo art’, these creations offer crucial information to those studying the era and can even inform a whole area of fossil-related merchandise, film props, educational resources and related media. The key…

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31 October 2017

Making history – the art of museum props

Museum Artifacts & Replicas

Sparking curiosity to learn about the past Creating bespoke pieces for museum exhibitions and events is one of our favourite activities at Dick George Creatives. The chance to design and make something that is truly unique and beautiful, while at the same time helping to further knowledge and spark people’s curiosity about the past is…

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26 May 2017

Bespoke Commemorative Hourglasses

Marketing & Promotion

We were approached by Element Six to design and develop a commemorative product. The chosen product was an hourglass which utilised their diamond grit in place of the traditional sand. Diamond, being one of the hardest substances, is very abrasive, therefore, the hourglass vessel had to be manufactured in glass to prevent scratching. We worked…

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26 May 2017

Sony Play Station ‘For Honor’ PS4 Replica Helmets

Marketing & Promotion

We were commissioned by the award winning Circle Agency to manufacture the three iconic replica helmets from the new Sony PlayStation PS4 game ‘For Honor’. The replica helmets were manufactured to be exact full-size replicas of the heroes’ armour from the game. The bespoke pieces needed to be finished prior to the launch of the…

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25 January 2017

“A Day in the Life of a Refugee” at the World Economic Forum 2017

Exhibitions & Events
Experiential Events

Our team is just back from Davos, where once again we were proud to have been involved in the design and construction of the Refugee Run for Crossroads Foundation. We transformed the underground carpark below the Hilton Hotel the week before the World Economic Forum opened. Over a 6 day period, we created a number of simulated environments through…

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28 February 2016

Bespoke Office Art London

Art & Design

We were commissioned by Rousseau Design to create bespoke office art for a new office building in St Dunstans Hill, London. Each piece was sculpted, cast and manufactured as per Rousseau Design’s artistic direction. The pieces included, lightweight replica boat propellers, custom rope curtain meeting rooms and a welded metal and rope bespoke meeting room…

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