Chilly Christmas at Marketplace Raymond Terrace

Santa made it to Raymond Terrace Marketplace

We thought we would share some photos of the fantastic Christmas display we created Christmas 2018. It was truly a magical job to create.

 

Almost everything on display here we painted.

The castle was sprayed icy blues, Toy soldiers patched and resprayed, Gift boxes painted and wrapped with custom designed ribbons.

 
 

Paving the way to Santa

The magical pebble path to Santa was laid in that fantastic fairy hour when no-one knows how or when it actually happens. Even the reindeers and birds got their imprints in the snow

Near the archway was a letterbox direct to Santa which was also painted to suit the cold, snowy blue theme and a clock to match.

 
 

It was a massive job designing, creating and installing the masterpiece but totally worth it.

Merry Christmas in July!

 

Custom Canvas prints

Thinking of finally getting your beautiful wedding photos framed and on the wall?


We can help you showcase your memories with our custom canvases!


Love is eternal and your special bond deserves to be remembered.

A large canvas is an affordable option and the quality of our art prints will make you relive that special moment over and over again.

Our stretched and ready to hang canvases are

Available in any size (up to 1m high)     |    Printed using the highest quality colours     |    Choose wrapped edges or a white border

 

 

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give a special gift

crafted from a place of love

Bring on the happy tears!

 

Create a collage that honours the love between the bride and groom.


Arranging a thoughtful wedding gift is a way to convey your love, respect and best wishes for the happy couple. 


Giving a personalised gift has much more meaning than something off the shelf.

Whether your gift is for a friend or a family member, give something that will bring the couple even more joy, hope and romance to their lives

Our Think design team are more than willing to help you out with your creation of your gift. Just send through the photos and we can make the magic happen. Contact us to start

Hitensile has a new face lift

Newcastle Hitensile and Bolt have had an exciting upgrade.

A fresh lick of paint, new signs, new car park lines and markings and the tired old building looks brand new again. Perfect for our snappy photographer to capture this industrial beauty.


It is amazing how powerful words are really. The visual impact of such strong and contrasting tones the words bring across the front facade of their building is impressive to say the least. The Building now has it’s place along the road.


The task on this site was to freshen up the front where the customers enter the building. So our Think Team got working and created this idea of a collage of words, relevant to Hitensile of course. There were some extremes in temperatures and weather, but the results of the hand painted words look fantastic we think.

Standing tall out the front the pylon sign had a make over as well- new sign panels with the new logo and branding. Trading hours applied to the front entrance doors.

We cannot forget the ground! New lines were measured out for the spaces and the car park markings were also repainted.

For the final touch a bit of painting across the front and shiny yellow bollards for greater safety around the site.

All that was left was to capture the moment of such brilliant silent acting. So with camera in hand, our photographer Andy snapped away. The model was a minx, such strength and poise, every angle was her best. :)

Great start to the 2018/19 wingless season

Brock was in awesome form for the start of his season racing. One would say he had wings not wingless.

In heat 3 he was positioned 6th and by the first corner was in 2nd position challenging for 1st position and he made the pass on lap 3 where he stayed for the rest of the race finishing in first position with a best lap time of 16.418 this was also the best of all the heats

The had a problem with the car in his 2nd heat dropped them to 4th before coming into the infield and shutting it down for the night even though

So proud of the way Brock drove in the first head it was home on Sunday and the preparation for this Saturday night is underway

They are racing at Valvoline Raceway Parramatta if your looking for a fun family night out come on down and say hello at the end of the race meeting come into the pits say hello meet the team and have a look at the car

Thinking old or new in Boolaroo?

With over 30 years of experience, trade qualified, and based on Boolaroo, Think Graphic Communication provide both digital and traditional signwriting.

All signs are designed to suit your needs based on longevity, style, size and purpose.

We are capable of producing

  • bumper stickers

  • fridge magnets

  • safety signs

  • promotional signage

  • vehicle graphic

  • sign panels

  • large building signage

  • murals

  • honour boards

  • hand painted signs

  • custom signs and more

A creative, attractive sign can help your business stand apart from the competition. Customers are more likely to purchase from a business they have already heard of.

So a sign can help plant the seed for future sales

If you operate or are planning to start a business, an important consideration is how you plan to use signage

Function

Signs serve as a primary link between a business and its customers, like a type of silent salesperson for your business. Exterior signs draw attention to your place of business and help differentiate it from others on the street while interior signs help customers locate merchandise and can lead to impulse sales when added to special displays.

Significance

One of the essential components of a business's overall marketing strategy is the use of signs, their design and positioning. A sign containing a business's logo will help reinforce their brand. We also use signs to draw attention for promotions and to convey information about the business. Exterior sign are visible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, so their visual effect is continuous.

Benefits

Signs can be a cost-effective form of marketing. According to the SBA website, the cost-per-thousand, a common method used to measure the cost of reaching a thousand potential customers, is much lower for signage than other types of advertising, such as radio, televisions and newspapers.

Considerations

Signs can also be effective for off-premises use. Strategically placed billboards can convey a concise message to passing motorists. You can also place magnetic signs on the side of your vehicle to serve as a form of mobile advertising as well as pay other motorists to place signs on their own vehicles for additional reach.

 

We have tradesman signwriters who are very diverse in their abilities

This is the founding block of Think Graphic Communication.

We manufacture on site and install signs state wide.

The supply of artwork and free quotations is a standard practice at Think Graphic Communication.

We will guide you through the best choices as far as longevity and council regulations when it comes to manufacture and installation of your new signs.

 

Brock Gardiner Racer set to go

2018 is going to be a great year for the Gardiner Motorsports crew

Especially now that they have their new design for their racer designed and applied by us the Think Graphic Racing Team!

Brock even has a matching helmet again, designed and wrapped by our team they are sure to win.

 


Little bit different from last years design


SEPTEMBER 29th is when it all starts!

Season Opener Gilgandra Speedway

Fresh Decals for Slam Engineering

We were asked by our friends at Slam Engineering to apply their brand onto their new Rav4 vehicles. 
Simple and smart was our brief

Lucky their brand was well designed to accommodate for any format, so were able to design the decals to fit anywhere on the vehicle body.

MATERIALS USED


SKINTAC HX190WG2

Printable cast PVC film

This product is specially dedicated to full wraps, wall wraps or complex surfaces. The combination of highly conformable cast vinyls and the HEX’PRESS technology offers high-quality results while reducing the application time. 


Luckily the brand rep was happy with our work! I think his smile says it all.

(Yes there is a car behind our cute model)

 

For those who don't know the Slam Engineering & Consulting team have over 100 years mining experience

Working on, designing, leading and managing resources for fixed plant and mobile equipment maintenance.

This experience was obtained through working for major mining houses, large consultancy firms and respected suppliers for both open-cut, underground and processing operations in the coal, metalliferous and bauxite commodities.

2018 LeMons car race design is hot!

Another year another lemon. This years 24 hour of LeMons car entrant for our fantastic crew from Millfields Turkeys in Stroud  is our best yet.

A fun play on Hotwheels was their inspiration this time, and I think that we nailed it. 

Love this design and it was sooo much fun to design.

What the heck? What the Hell!


24 Hours of Lemons presents Australian endurance racing for $999 cars. It’s a breeding ground for inflated egos and God like status… in their own minds. It's where Mercedes and Mazda, Toyota and Hyundai do battle for the glory of gloating rights. All are winners if they make it to the end, which is the very point of LEMONS... To FINISH!!

Make sure you get behind these guys.

printing service

 

Think Graphic Communication offer a state of the art efficient printing service to business and the public.

Our range of items include, but are definitely not limited to: Business Cards, Booklets, Letterheads, Brochures, Triplicate Books, Invitations and Calendars.

What sets our service apart from a lot of competitors is our trained graphics team and the speed of our response to your request.

Our aim is to make your purchase as carefree as possible.

Everyone has a special offer nowadays and Think Graphic Communication are definitely no different in that regard.

start with the outside first

Your shopfront appearance is a key factor to getting customers in

If you are looking to attract more attention for your business – start with the outside first - shopfront signage.

Fascia signs, lightboxes, hanging signs through to frosted film windows or one way vision

Our team will collaborate with you to help transform your shopfront almost any way imaginable.

Being able to create and express your image to the public is such a rewarding project

 

Where should you go for branding?

The obvious place is Think Graphic Communication

Our aim is to make it as easy as possible for people to notice you

Everything from your business cards to your building signage or even branded environment projects. Our team will design artwork to show you what the finished product will look like and make it work for you over a variety of applications. Print, embroidery, online, signs or vehicles.

 

Jolly fun with coffee on the run

New on the streets Jolly Beans Mobile Coffee!

Jolly Beans came to us with an existing logo but they weren't quite happy with it, so we enjoyed updating their logo

The Think Team had fun creating this logo- tribal foundations,

 
 

bright happy colours, floral and fauna annnd coffee how could you not.

 
 

The colour palette was chosen to reflect Marie's bright, happy personality. We also tried to implement her heritage in our logo design.

Once you meet Marie you'll understand where 'Jolly' comes from in the name.

When everyone was happy with the logo concept the trailer design was created

 
 
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Jolly Beans mobile coffee trailer

clean and white white with great curves, before the fantastic happy makeover

 
 

Fresh, bold and joyful - that was the aim


 
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design concept

jolly beans in the making

 

As you can see from the photos taken from Marie herself and shared on her FB page, the final design turned out great!.

Simple, clean and bright

Only the best materials were used for the installation ensuring quality and durability for the prints.


 
 
 
I’m beyond happy with the signage on my coffee trailer. I had an idea in my head and Chanelle and the team brought it to life. The service was amazing, always got back to be quickly with design ideas. I can’t thank you guys enough and I will be back for some merchandise!
— Marie Pung
 

LEOGATE ESTATE WINES

 
 

What a hard days work this was!

Leogate Estate Winery is simply gorgeous

Brokenback Vineyard was planted in the mid to late 1970’s by a Rothbury Estate Syndicate led by the late Len Evans AO, OBE. Over the ensuing years the vines have produced premium wines which have been sold under a variety of labels.

 
 

As stunning as this looks there was no branding on the entrance of the enormous building. So our job was to make an impression as you drove up the driveway.

 
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Before  

Royce still needs to paint his magic

 

Handpainted directly to the surface these letters were over a metre high and spanned around 17 metres long.

 
 

The current vineyard has 50 hectares under vine, comprising Chardonnay (18.1ha), and Semillon (3.9ha) on the flat gravelled soils and Shiraz (28ha) on the eastern and western-facing slopes of the adjacent rise as well as Verdelho (2.5ha) and Tempranillo (1ha) which were planted in 2009 (which Royce had to test them all).

 

All-new Swift is here

And it’s even better than before.

With its enhanced design, the latest technology, exhilarating turbo performance and advanced preventative safety features, this is the revolution of an icon that has already sold over five million units worldwide.

 
 

Design for the promotion

Our job was to make this great car seen for the crew from Kelly Suzuki Gateshead

To do this we ran the lettering on an angle to create some movement, in bright reds contrasting with the blues and black as it sat on the brilliant yellow background.

Large was the key for this design being a small car, and the blue has such a fresh, vibrant feel.

 

And of course the unmistakable Suzuki logo for easy recognition.

Hexis vinyl materials were applied to make this masterpiece look effective


Totally rebuilt and refined from the ground up, the powerful, distinctive styling features a low, wide stance and sleek muscular lines that create a bolder, more striking impression.


So step into the brand new Swift and experience everything that has made it a true icon — and more.
If you like the look of the car give Richard a call at Kelly Suzuki Gateshead

RTC grand entrance

 

What a grand site as you step out of the elevator at the RTC building in Newcastle!

This brilliant timeline was designed by local designer, and good friend of ours Josh Vincent.

It depicts the early years of The RTC group showing classic images of Richard Claut as a younger lad, through to today. It is amazing how far you have come, and you just don't appreciate it until it is shown to you. And what a stylish way to show the world.

 
 

Design Aspects

To complete this wall art we printed the supplied artwork onto wall paper vinyl, preparing the wall first of course, and added a third dimension mounting the brushed aluminium RTC logo off the wall with stand-offs.

The black and white images contrast greatly with the RTC yellow which leads you throughout the timeline. 

This was just the finishing touch to the office space for Rich and his crew

ALL-NEW CITROËN C3

A wind of change is blowing through the world of compact hatchbacks!

As unique as you are

Very fashionable, the all-new Citroën C3 is characterised by a trendy and optimistic design, animated by coloured inserts and graphic elements like the Airbump® panels. Its expressive and unique shape makes it immediately recognisable in its segment. Style, personalisation, Citroën Advanced Comfort®, new technologies, optional ConnectedCAM Citroën™ and more…

 
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Design for the promotion

Eye catching, bit of colour and clean were the specs from Dean @Pacific Euro.

To accomplish this bold clean, crisp lettering was angled along the sides of the car, with splashes of Citroen's colour palette of blues and greenish/yellow

 
 

Love at first site!

The unique shape of the all-new C3 sets itself apart with a charismatic front face and generous curves which give it a powerful and energetic stance. Its smooth lines, its graphic signature and its colours make it a trendy and “pop” model. With the C3, free yourself and go with today’s trends!


If you like the look of the car give Dean a call down at Pacific Euro Gateshead today

Holden Equinox

Like you, this SUV has nothing to prove

The perfect SUV for real life

You can’t always predict what’s next, but who’d want to?

So Holden designed an SUV that’s built to have your back. Like luxury leather–appointed seats you can sink into in style but are also easy to clean. Or a panoramic glass sunroof to sunbathe like a boss and top up your vitamin D after a day in the office. And that’s just for starters.

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Design for the promotion

Our job was to make this great car seen for the crew from Kelly Holden Cardiff

To do this we used bold clean, crisp lettering splashed along the sides of the car, in white and silver for high contrast against the red.


Fancy tech included points were applied to the rear and front of the car providing more details of the features the Equinox has to offer


And of course the unmistakable Holden logo for easy recognition.

A variety of materials were used- one way vision, clear printed vinyl on the Gerber, Avery cast and metallic, Hexis repostik all to make this masterpiece look effective

 

No fancy names, just heaps of great features to make every day easier.
If you like the look of the car give Andreas Andreou a call down at Kelly Holden Cardiff

Komatsu interior decor

Komatsu was looking for a way to make their offices, although they were neat, a little more interesting for the workers and visitors.

So that is where we stepped in.

Working with the team from Komatsu was great, they were so helpful with anything. They wanted a way to showcase some of their machinery and branded imagery around the office walls, creating some movement and colour to the office environment.


We worked with various materials such as etch vinyl, perpex panels, wall paper vinyl to create different moods at various locations around the walls and glass doors


Frosted Glass Artwork

Such a nice look - rugged, industrial images displayed around the office walls and glass doors.

This image was printed on etch vinyl and applied to the glass doors to the staff room.

An excellent way to provide privacy and showcase some branding ideas.

 

Front Counter Sign

What a great idea - a DNA timeline!

This sign was applied on clear perspex with a matte finish for a clean, non reflective finish, and mounted off the wall with stand-offs.

Interesting and informative, making a boring wall inspiring, considering this is the first thing you see as you enter the reception


 

Complete hallway canvases

We brought some life to the pure white office with this awesome shot of the mining trucks.

Once you walk down the 6m long hallway you feel like you need to dust yourself off. Wrapping the image around the wall with wall paper created such a great impact, as you walked into the office you got that initial wow factor, as well as finishing off the look neatly.


Komatsu had this brilliant shot of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which just had to be put on display, so once again we wallpapered this space. The blue pops across the room, creating a calm feel in the office. The gentleman that worked at that station loved the look.

 

Love the look?

Contact us to see how we can help bring some life to your own workplace and inspire a great energy flow.


Darby Street Butchers branded

Think carved it up with Kyle and Chanelle at Darby Street Quality Meats rebranding their image.

I know what you saying... another Chanelle!!! Well you wouldn't believe it there are not 1 but 2 Chanelles working there, so I felt right at home

Back to the story

The crew were happy with the bull and blue colours of their original logo, but just wanted it to have a bit more grunt and attitude. 

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old logo

he was tough but not enough

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The Think Team also had to consider how the logo could be manipulated for the butchers meat tray labels and sooo delicious beef jerky labeling. OMG it makes my mouth water just thinking about it this stuff is goood. You have to try it!

So just the head of the beast was chosen, front on so you were looking straight into the eyes

We updated the front window keeping the image low to allow light and vision into the display. If you look up at the roof sign of the front facade you will also see the new logo standing proud overlooking the street.

 
 

Internally we got to have a bit of fun designing the feature wall

We noticed some old black and white photos of the butchers forever back in the hay day hanging on the wall. These had to be used in our design for the wall behind the counter. 

 
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The display cabinet has a static vinyl running across the top with whiteboard strips so specials can be hand written as they change, bit of a personal touch we thought. Inside the cabinet we designed labels for the variety of delicious meats they have on display, once again laminated with whiteboard panels allowing for hand written descriptions and ease of changing the labels.

 
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stamped

custom printed shirts, long sleeves and caps, mobile advertising

 

Vehicle signage

For the vehicles Kyle and Chanelle were just looking for something clean and not too loud. One way vision micro perforated film was applied to the rear windows and Hexis premium digital printing car vinyl on the sides and back panels.