17 November 2023

Giant Gorilla for Burna Boy

Making the giant gorilla for Burna Boy

In our working life we get a huge number of unusual requests, however, this was our first moving giant Gorilla! We were approached by Burna Boy’s management company, as they were looking to create a truly spectacular entrance for the artist at the start of the UK leg of his African Giant Tour.   Their…

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04 June 2020

Free Consultation Surgeries

Film prop

Tap into our expertise! There appears to be some emerging light at the end of the tunnel and hopefully, our creative world can start getting back on track, whatever that track is. As a service to the creative industry, we are offering free, on-line surgeries to give existing and prospective clients that all-important knowledge of…

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05 March 2020

Use of Props in Experiential Marketing

What is Experiential Marketing? Experiential Marketing is an immersive advertising experience for the consumer. This allows the consumer to be fully enveloped in the product, engaging all of their senses thus creating an emotional and memorable connection to the brand. The aim is to influence purchase decisions and generate customer loyalty. Social media can be…

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15 June 2019

Pirbright Institute – Cheltenham Science Festival

The Pirbright Institute were running an event for which they needed multiple stations for timed, team events. Each area needed to be an independent task, a scientific problem which needed to be solved. As this was a family event provision needed to be made for children as well as adults. We needed to create games…

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15 May 2019

Giant Flower Props for RHS

This was our first project with The Royal Horticultural Society and we were very pleased to work with Detail Design Consultants, who were the main contractors. The brief was to create over-sized floral shapes that were highly reflective. These were to be used to decorate the inside of one of the marquee structures which had…

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07 March 2019

A day in the life of a refugee – Davos 2019

Day in the life of a refugee - Davos 2019

For the eighth year running, we had the honour to be involved in showcasing the plight of displaced people through building an interactive refugee experience. This project was on behalf of the Hong Kong based NGO, Crossroads Foundation. Their intention for this campaign is to bring the plight of refugees around the world to the…

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03 December 2018

Building temporary refugee shelters

Building temporary refugee shelters

Despite the eviction of the Calais ‘Jungle’ in October 2016 and the Dunkirk/Grande Synthe camp burning down in April 2017, there are still thousands of refugees sleeping rough in the forests in northern France. This desperate situation finds these displaced people living in appalling conditions, some of whom are unaccompanied minors as young as 9…

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24 June 2018

Experiential Event for Troll Poppy’s Coronation

Photo of Troll Prop at Allington Castle

We always have great fun when being drawn into the weird and whacky world of Sublime Promotions. They have some varied and interesting clients which we are fortunate enough to get involved with. This time we were to create a brightly coloured, fully immersive Trolls world for Poppy’s Coronation at Allington Castle. Competition winners were…

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08 February 2018

Creating a powerful experiential event

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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25 January 2017

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

Experiential Event Prop for a Day in the Life of a Refugee

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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