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British Sign Awards 2020

The original UK Sign Industry Awards return for 2020

The Décor Award 2020

Winner of The Décor Award


Express Building, Manchester

Photocast, working with the architects and interior designers, helped create a dynamic link to the history the iconic Grade II listed building, now re-purposed as modern office accommodation.  Photocast created no less than 62 engravings of newspaper front pages in the style of letterpress printing blocks. They used photoengraving zinc and magnesium sheet etched with hydrochloric acid – exactly the method used by the Daily Express to produce printing plates before digital technology took over.

Highly Commended

N1 Visual Solutions

Neon Wolf

A new coffee lounge in Nottingham and there’s nowhere else quite like it.  It has dodgems, a fairgraound waltzer and even a secret VIP tattoo room in the basement.  N1 went to town on the décor – window graphics, LED lighting effects, wall graphics, temporary machine wraps, illuminated cubes as well as internal and external signage.

Signs Express, Central Lancs

The Blackpool Express

A simply stunning backdrop to the 2019 Christmas display at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. Each window was 5m high by 1.6m wide and scene, which could be viewed from both sizes, was printed on a silicone adhesive frost film (for easy removal).   SXCL also produced and installed the textured floor graphics, train tracks and frozen pond, and wrapped the ‘station’.