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

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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26 February 2016

Flashback Friday: Ligthweight Canoe for Television Advert

Film & Television

This Friday we thought we’d share some photos of a past project where we created a lightweight canoe for a television advert for Citroen Vans. We made the piece in under a week out of a lightweight poly-foam. It’s a great idea for an advertising campaign and it still makes us smile today.

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24 February 2016

Refugee Run for Crossroads Foundation WEF 2016

Exhibitions & Events

At the beginning of this year we are prprivileged to say that we were part of the making of the simulation ‘A Day in the Life of a Refugee‘ for Crossroads Foundation as part of the World Economic Forum in Davos this year. It’s not often that we are part of creating something that raises awareness for such…

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06 November 2015

Flashback Friday: Prop Makers for The Mummy movie

Film & Television

Every Friday we thought we would share some of the film and television props from our back catalogue. This week we thought it would be fun to share some of the film props we created for The Mummy. The Mummy was a major film production that we had the privilege of being prop makers for back in…

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