NEWS: Web hosting company 123-reg has launched a promotional campaign that combines social media interaction and out-of-home adverts.
NEWS: A rule prohibiting advertising for alcoholic products on a US transport system has resulted in five train wraps promoting beer brand Coors Light.
FEATURE: The hours that planes spend on the ground at an airport gate provide ample opportunity for decorative elements to be viewed by travellers.
FEATURE: Car wraps remain popular – indeed, demand appears to be growing – as a means to advertise a specific product.
NEWS: Weedoo Signs has announced its sponsorship of young racing driver Josh White in his first season of the Ginetta Junior Championship.
NEWS: Arlon Graphics has announced the launch of a new colour-change vehicle wrap film, Series 4600LX.
NEWS: Morgan Signs says the new Mimaki JV400 latex machine that it acquired from Mimaki reseller GPT is 'head and shoulders above the competition'.
NEWS: Kent's Frost Signs says it is 'delighted' with the Expanse Premier Cast Vinyl and cast laminate from CWE Solutions for vehicle wraps.
NEWS: Sign-making supplier William Smith is now stocking Arlon's new Ultimate PremiumPlus Series 2600LX vehicle wrapping film.
NEWS: Totally Dynamic has 'transformed' businessman Theo Paphitis's brand new Range Rover for annual fundraising event Comic Relief.
NEWS: Avery Dennison has revealed its 2012 Supreme Wrapper: Mingo Richter of Austrian wrapping specialists BlackBox-Richter.
NEWS: Wide-format and sign-making supplier Spandex has added Arlon's range of vinyls to its portfolio.
NEWS: William Smith has expanded its portfolio of accessories for sign-makers to help ensure they have the right tool for every job.
NEWS: The Farnborough branch of Signs Express has delivered a freshly-liveried vehicle just in time for Christmas for a very special customer: Santa Claus.
NEWS: Air New Zealand, the 'official airline of Middle-earth', has unveiled a 'flying billboard' 777-300 aircraft advertising the soon-to-be-released movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
NEWS: Signs Express Bristol has faced one of its toughest vehicle wrap challenges yet – from a ten-year-old boy.
NEWS: Liverpool City Council has launched a taxi advertising campaign in Merseyside to help find foster homes for around 800 local children.
NEWS: Cheshire-based Rennicks UK has developed a new conspicuity material designed to offer long-lasting high visibility for emergency vehicles.
NEWS: A new book of more than 170 polymeric and cast vinyl swatches is now available from All Print Supplies (APS).
NEWS: Sign trade supplier Applelec has collaborated with Mallorcan sign-maker Orca Baleares Signs to fabricate built-up letters with halos for the luxury yacht Emotion.
NEWS: Grafityp has commented on a recent project which saw the company selected to wrap the Belgian army's fleet of F16 jets.
NEWS: Signarama Manchester has completed a vehicle wrap project for Brother, for its neutral support of UK road race cyclists.
NEWS: Sign-making and digital printing supplies distributor Spandex will again open its Bristol premises for its annual Open House event, on November 7th and 8th.
NEWS: William Smith is joining in with 3M's Wrap and Win competition around the Nascar motorsport event in Las Vegas.
NEWS: Grafityp has named France-based Yannick Herremans as the winner of its GrafiWrap Design Competition.
NEWS: A new attraction in south Wales sees visitors invited to take a safari excursion on a tractor trailer wrapped by Elite Signs and Graphics.
NEWS: A competition has been launched to offer a wrapped Toyota IQ to Lincolnshire businesses for three months of on-the-road advertising.
NEWS: MC Signs has explained how premises featuring a 20m-long vehicle bay and Mimaki printers has allowed it to produce some innovative large-format work.
NEWS: Signs Express Manchester has continued its support for Team Sky's Tour de France campaign, by branding support vehicles and the winner's yellow jersey.
NEWS: Kent-based vehicle branding company RGVA has provided 15 new branded vans to pizza chain Domino's.
NEWS: Sign Language has supported the Crescent Suzuki World Superbike team with livery printed on 3M Controltac Graphic Film Series IJ380.
NEWS: Sign-making materials supplier William Smith has introduced a new wrapping overlaminate film from Arlon.
NEWS: The Royal Air Force Museum is using taxi advertising for the first time with London Taxi Advertising.
NEWS: Renolit has released a new calendered film designed to improve fuel economy on vehicle wraps and reduce the soak temperature on self-adhesive applications.
NEWS: Hollywood Monster has designed and installed a special vehicle wrap project – a National Express coach featuring a photograph of Harry Moseley.
NEWS: Computer company Acer is using taxi wraps for advertising for the first time this summer, around the Olympics.
NEWS: A vehicle wrap designed and installed by Signs Express Warwick has won the 'Best Dressed Vehicle' prize at a Four Peaks Challenge charity event.
NEWS: Press On Digital Imaging (PODI) has invested in a second HP Scitex LX850 printer to boost production capacity for its vehicle wrapping and window film offer.
NEWS: A whole three-coach DLR train in London, UK has been wrapped with advertising for General Electric (GE), to target Olympic Games crowds.
NEWS: Pride Toronto, the host of World Pride 2014, is promoting the event with three designs of taxi graphics in London, UK.
NEWS: Grafityp has extended its Graficast Automotive and Deco (AMD) product range following their 'great success' since their launch.
NEWS: Signs Express Ayrshire has provided sponsorship and a range of vehicle graphics to the Taxi Renegades for the 2012 Crumball Rally.
NEWS: Lincolnshire's Allen Signs has completed a major vehicle wrapping project for agricultural services provider Agrii.
NEWS: Avery Dennison Graphics and Reflective Solutions is to hold a programme of practical car wrapping courses this autumn.
NEWS: Tynemouth Metro station celebrated its recent renovation with a Digiadvans campaign promoting the restoration of the 130-year-old site in 'HD crisp imagery'.
NEWS: Ten iDOOH Digiadvans took part in Jubilee celebrations by displaying TV footage of the Thames pageant at street parties.
NEWS: Vehicle wrapping company Creative FX has completed a project for Audi, installing side panel graphics with 3M Ventureshield stone chip protection.
NEWS: Signs Express Peterborough has designed and installed vehicle graphics for the Hawk Display Team.
NEWS: Chelsea Football Club celebrated victories in the FA Cup and Uefa Champions League on Sunday in buses wrapped for the occasion by Totally Dynamic.
NEWS: Wide-format equipment supplier Reproprint will host an open day at Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey on June 13th.
NEWS: London Taxi Advertising has launched a competition offering businesses a full livery taxi wrap for free.
NEWS: Antalis McNaughton will exhibit at the InStore Show in London, UK on June 27th and 28th, emphasising products suitable for advertising displays.
NEWS: VeriFone has reached an agreement with Sky News to broadcast the TV channel's news bulletins in London's black cabs via VeriFone's Digital Network.
OPINION: Geny Caloisi looks at the more mobile digital signage on show at Screenmedia Expo.
NEWS: British Airways's graphics team has transformed a fleet of aircraft into 'doves' with a Zünd PN M1200 plotter, to celebrate the Olympics.
NEWS: Scotchcal Graphic Film Series IJ40 has been combined with the new Scotchcal Over-laminate 8019/8020 by manufacturer 3M to provide a more 'cost-effective integrated graphics solution'.
NEWS: Eyetease Media will exhibit the latest version of its taxi-roof digital signage solution at Screenmedia Expo, deployed on London and New York taxis.
NEWS: Signs Express Warwick has completed a 'stunning' vehicle wrap for bike specialist Boardman Bikes, featuring British Olympic hopefuls.
NEWS: Creative FX has completed part wraps on a limited run of Suzuki Swift Attitude cars, giving them the appearance of racing cars with carbon fibre vinyl.
NEWS: Creative FX has completed a vehicle wrap project aimed at promoting a smartphone app for petrolheads.
NEWS: Bowden and Dolphin Signs has played its part in the regeneration of the former MG Rover site, by producing and installing livery for security vehicles.
NEWS: Signs Express Dublin has commented on a VW campervan wrap that it turned around in three days, in time for an Ireland-wide promotion for beverage brand 7UP.
NEWS: William Smith has added three new vehicle wrapping products to its range, including films from Arlon and 3M.
NEWS: Signs Express Leeds has completed wraps on 43 new buses following an £8m investment in a new transport fleet by Arriva Yorkshire.
NEWS: Avery Dennison has released a new line, Avery FleXtreme 'micro-squeegees', designed for intricate and 'extreme' applications.
NEWS: Avery Dennison is showing 'the ultimate portfolio of creative wrapping achievements' on its Perfect Wrap website.
FEATURE: Planning the run-up to any exhibition can often be sheer hard work with little fun but those chaps from FESPA believe in doing things a little differently.
NEWS: Signs Express says it is 'delighted' to see five of its franchises shortlisted in the Sign and Digital UK Awards.
NEWS: The shortlisted entries for the Sign and Digital UK Awards have been announced. The winners will be revealed on March 28th.
NEWS: Following its seven-day, 2,400km journey through eleven European cities and four countries, the FESPA Wrap Rally team has arrived at FESPA Digital 2012.
NEWS: Materials supplier William Smith's exhibition space at Sign and Digital UK will feature a vehicle wrapping area.
NEWS: The topics and times of the Signmakers' Workshop demonstration sessions for Sign and Digital UK 2012 have been confirmed.
NEWS: Chester, UK has a new sign-making company following the opening of a new franchise of Signs Express.
NEWS: Following an online vote, the design for the FESPA Wrap Rally's motorhome has been revealed.
NEWS: Rob Older, Richard Kensett and Chris Rimer will head off on a 2,400km drive on February 12th for this year's FESPA Wrap Rally.
FEATURE: Yesterday gave me the opportunity to trundle around some of Britain's motorways and, as usual, this presented a good opportunity to glance at vehicle graphics.
NEWS: CBS Outdoor UK has teamed up with Digital UK, the organisation tasked with implementing the TV switchover from terrestrial to digital, to wrap an entire train in London's Tube in pink livery.
NEWS: Attendees at the forthcoming FESPA Digital trade fair will be able to see demonstrations of Hexis's new products for vehicle wraps.
NEWS: MR Clipart has launched a new website, giving access to templates and clipart for vehicle graphics.
NEWS: Roland DG has extended the deadline for entries to the Roland Creative Awards to January 29th, after receiving more than 600 entries since September.
NEWS: The Sign and Digital UK Awards and Networking Event will return in 2012, and entries to the awards scheme are now being accepted.
FEATURE: Latex printers can help designers because they provide several output options, all using the same Latex ink which helps bring down the number of output variables.
NEWS: The Birmingham SW branch of Signs Express has purchased an HP L25500 Latex printer and an Easymount Laminator for use in its new studio in Bromsgrove.
NEWS: Mactac Graphic Products has introduced a range of carbon fibre and matt films for applications including vehicle wraps and trims, as well as mobile phones, laptops and games consoles.
NEWS: Interactive digital out-of-home display vans, Digiadvans, are touring the UK with live demonstrations of Disney's new video game Disney Universe.
NEWS: Out-of-home advertising company CBS Outdoor has reached a £9m deal with Scottish municipal bus company Lothian Buses.
FEATURE: Nick Smith looks at some of the UK institutions supporting wide-format print and sign-making educational schemes.
NEWS: Three women from Windsor, UK will drive across Europe in a black cab wrapped with custom graphics printed and fitted by Signs Express Slough.
NEWS: WorldSkills London 2011, the world's largest skills competition according to its organisers, featured vehicle wrapping on a Honda Accord by students trained at the Roland Academy.
NEWS: A new full-length train wrap featuring images of Liverpool pop group The Beatles has been installed on Merseyrail trains through out-of-home advertising firm CBS Outdoor UK.
NEWS: UK sign-making franchise Signarama Thames Valley has designed and applied vehicle graphics to the van of Bracknell council's new environment warden.
NEWS: Birmingham display producer Hollywood Monster has customised a double-decker bus for Anglia Ruskin University.
NEWS: Mobile digital signage provider Digiadvans has carried out an advertising campaign for TomTom for the second time.
NEWS: Avery Dennison has added new colours to its Supreme Wrapping Film range, as well as offering the product in a wider 1.52m roll size to reduce seams.
NEWS: Signarama has played a part in a campaign launched by the West Midlands Fire Service, by creating a special car.
NEWS: Morgan Signs has completed a vehicle wrap for Toyota World in Newport, which involved turning a new Aygo into a cow with Mimaki CG-FX-cut black spots.
NEWS: The Northampton centre of Signs Express has completed a vehicle livery project for a school dinners provider, in time for the new academic year.
NEWS: Mactac Graphic Products will be among the exhibitors at October's SGIA Expo, where it will demonstrate installation techniques.
NEWS: Materials supplier William Smith has revealed it is hosting its Open for Business event again after recording a successful open house last year.
NEWS: Materials manufacturer Avery Dennison Graphics and Reflective Solutions has announced it is holding a hands-on workshop on vehicle wrapping this autumn.
NEWS: William Smith has added new cast white film products for wide-format graphics to its range, designed for application to complex curves.
NEWS: William Smith has launched a range of cast and calendered carbon fibre films for use on firm, uneven surfaces.
NEWS: Vehicle wrapping company Totally Dynamic has completed a project for a Sky event, which involved transforming a 25' (7.6m) trailer into a Hollywood-style make-up unit.
NEWS: Materials supplier William Smith has announced the addition of a new removable cast printing film, 3M IJ170Cv3-10 Series, to its line-up.
NEWS: Sign-making and graphics materials supplier William Smith has announced the addition of new car wrap film options from 3M to its range.
NEWS: Avery Dennison and Mutoh, which teamed up earlier this year to offer a series of six car wrap courses across the US and Canada, have issued a reminder to the industry that there are still three sessions left in the series.
NEWS: Google Transit, a new component of Google Maps, has had its launch marked with a campaign shown across five fully-wrapped London buses.
NEWS: Vehicle graphics specialist Totally Dynamic has completed a wrap on a Jaguar Sovereign which aims to give the appearance of a Spitfire fighter plane.
NEWS: UK signage company Creative FX has vinyl wrapped the new vehicle fleet of kitchen manufacturer Stoneham Kitchens.
NEWS: Voith Industrial Services has undertaken a rebranding exercise on several of its sites across the UK, which involved contracting long-term graphics provider Signs Express's Warwick centre.
NEWS: A fleet of lorries owned by catering supplier Branston has won the Livery of the Year title in the Motor Transport Awards.
NEWS: Signs Express Manchester has completed a branding project for Sky, changing the colour of its Tour de France 2011 support vehicles from blue to green.
NEWS: Signs Express Peterborough has completed a vehicle wrap project which involved a half wrap displaying graphics of the legs of a tap dancer, a ballroom dancer and a ballerina.
NEWS: Fastsigns is supporting a touring food festival in the USA with a sponsorship deal that includes vehicle and trailer wraps, banners and other event signage, plus hand fans for visitors.
NEWS: Signs Express's Newcastle centre has completed a project for motocross and extreme sport apparel brand Fox Head.
NEWS: Danish print company SunWrap.dk says it is 'looking forward' to the FESPA World Wrap Cup Master final, after being crowned winner of the most recent leg at FESPA Digital in Hamburg, Germany.
NEWS: Signs Express Milton Keynes has supplied banners and posters for events taking place in the town in aid of the Japan Tsunami Appeal.
NEWS: Media agency CBS Outdoor has wrapped a New York City subway train to promote popstar Lady Gaga's new album Born This Way.
NEWS: Signs Express Lancaster has commented on the campaign of British Touring Car Championship driver Tom Boardman, which it is sponsoring.
NEWS: Hollywood Monster has released details on a project it completed prior to the FA Cup Final, which saw Stoke City play Manchester City.
NEWS: Mutoh and Avery Dennison have scheduled six car wrap classes for US and Canadian display producers this year.
NEWS: The mascot of FESPA Digital 2011, Digital Man, is heading to the show's site in Hamburg in a smart car as part of a cross-continental Wrap Rally, FESPA has revealed.
NEWS: Mutoh Belgium has picked up two awards from the European Digital Press Association (EDP).
NEWS: Visitors to FESPA Digital this month will be able to see demonstrations of Hexis's new materials suitable for wrapping applications.
NEWS: The York branch of sign-maker Signarama has completed an unusual vehicle wrap project in support of a world record attempt currently being undertaken by former soldier Andy McMenemy.
NEWS: The Commercial Graphics division of 3M has released details on its plans for the upcoming FESPA Digital trade fair.
NEWS: It has been announced that Printscape Imaging and Graphics has completed a successful acquisition of Pennsylvania-based firm Visual Impact Graphics.
NEWS: Avery Dennison Graphics and Reflective Solutions has announced the launch of a new website, CarWraps.net, which is aimed at consumers and business owners looking for a simple way to overhaul the appearance of their vehicles.
NEWS: Signs Express's Warrington centre has completed a vehicle-wrapping project for social housing provider Golden Gates Housing Trust, which involved installing branding on 84 vans.
FEATURE: Wild Group's managing director Matt Straker tells Morwenna Kearns about its Sign and Digital UK Award-nominated project and the company's nautical roots.
FEATURE: Justin Murray from Pyramid Visuals tells Morwenna Kearns his thoughts on being nominated for two Sign and Digital UK Awards.
NEWS: Roland DGA has announced the launch of a number of new workshops and webinars to augment its training offerings for graphic display professionals in the USA.
NEWS: Mactac has announced it has added 20 new matte colours to its Macmark 8900 Series marking films, bringing the total number of colour choices to 51.
NEWS: Signs Express says it is 'delighted' to see three of its UK centres shortlisted for the Sign and Digital UK Awards.
NEWS: The Exeter branch of Signs Express says it is 'delighted' to be nominated in the Sign and Digital UK Awards, for a vehicle wrapping project it describes as 'a real challenge'.
NEWS: Vehicle wrapping specialist Totally Dynamic has developed an exclusive range of cleaning products for finished wraps.
NEWS: Allen Signs is 'delighted' to have been nominated for a prize in the Sign and Digital UK Awards.
NEWS: Mutoh has announced the immediate availability of its new of CMYK UV inks – called 3D UV – which have 200 percent elongation possibilities, according to the wide-format ink-jet printer manufacturer.
NEWS: Miller Decals, the winner of the Americas leg of FESPA's global Wrap Cup vehicle wrapping competition series, has described the contest as 'an incredible experience'.
NEWS: Vehicle wrapping specialists Totally Dynamic have completed a project on two 'blistering' racing cars for engineers John Danby Racing, both of which will compete in major competitions.
NEWS: The shortlists for the Sign and Digital UK Awards have been announced.
NEWS: HP, in association with the Sign School and Bigger Stickers, has announced a new programme of vehicle wrapping training courses for both experienced installers and beginners.
NEWS: Mutoh has released details on its plans for Sign and Digital, explaining that its 3D UV inks for wrapping applications will make their debut at the April trade fair.
NEWS: Sign-making materials supplier Grafityp has announced it has joined the world of the European Pro/Am FIA GT3 motor racing and the Le Mans Series of races as a way to promote its new GrafiWrap vehicle wrapping product range.
NEWS: Vehicle wrapping specialist Totally Dynamic has moved into a new 'transformation' facility in Bradford, and has increased the branch's skilled workforce by 50 percent.
NEWS: April's Sign and Digital UK exhibition will include 'a whole range' of equipment and materials from William Smith, the supplier has confirmed, aimed at helping sign-makers to find new opportunities.
NEWS: Belgium-based Schmitz Digital Printing has completed a project for the country's famous Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (FIFF) using equipment from HP, the manufacturer has reported.
NEWS: Allen Signs reports that it has completed a wrap on a 28,654kg planing vehicle for Lincolnshire-based National Road Planing (NRP).
FEATURE: With all the talk of niche markets this year, are you planning to broaden your services to take on board new applications? Have the latest arrivals in wide-format machines and materials encouraged you to take a detour from your standard production avenues?
NEWS: Paul Smallbone of Taunton's Style Signs says he obtained a great deal of knowledge from a vehicle wrapping training course, a place on which he won in a William Smith competition.
NEWS: A programme of vehicle wrapping 'masterclasses' has been scheduled by materials producer Avery Dennison for spring 2011, where designers, agencies, and consultancies can learn 'How to create the perfect vehicle wrap'.
NEWS: Grafityp has added to its array of specialist cast vinyl films for vehicle and other applications.
NEWS: Washington-based Discount Vehicle Lettering Company (DVLC) has demonstrated the uses of the VersaCamm VS-640 print-and-cut machine on vehicle graphics, says manufacturer Roland DG.
NEWS: Large-format print solutions provider printMax has launched an image library for print companies and sign-makers called istockMax.co.uk.
NEWS: Mutoh has announced it will be presenting live vehicle wrap demonstrations at an automotive trade fair in Las Vegas next month.
NEWS: The Harlow branch of Signs Express has recently completed a vehicle wrap for Ruggerbugs, which promotes sports and fitness to children through non-contact rugby.
NEWS: The premiere of the new Hollywood film The Other Guys has been promoted using replica NYPD cars featuring vehicle graphics produced by Signs Express Bristol.
NEWS: Avery Dennison's Graphics and Reflective Products division has supported Shanghai's first personalised car wrapping service with the provision of pressure-sensitive materials, support and application techniques.
NEWS: Vinyl manufacturer Hexis will be exhibiting at Viscom Paris, where it will be launching a new latex digital printing film and gloss laminate designed for vehicle wrapping applications.
NEWS: 3M launched a trio of new wrapping vinyls at FESPA Munich which are now available from William Smith.
NEWS: William Smith says its customer Early Signs was delighted with the high-visibility vehicle marking kits it purchased from the materials supplier, after it used the products to mark a fleet of patient transport ambulances.
NEWS: Hexis launched its new cast latex digital printing film and gloss laminate for vehicle wrapping applications at FESPA, where it highlighted the products’ environmental merits.
NEWS: Spectral Design has demonstrated the protective capabilities of vehicle wrap film by using Metamark MM-CF4 simulated carbon fibre effect film as a safety measure.