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Category Archives: Recycling

Polystyrene my Ride

The title of this blog post would never be used for a TV programme as it flows off your tongue like sandpaper on butter – You would need to have a snappy title like Top Gear, Pimp my ride or Xccelerate. Xccelerate is new to Irish television and is the only motoring programme that is [...]

Home for a mobile phone

In April, we created this Samsung Tocco Ultra mobile phone replica for our client, Kick Communications, for the launch of this model onto the Irish market. The launch and subsequent media coverage proved to be very successful but it left the giant cell phone taking up space in their Donnybrook offices. We were pleased to [...]

Making an impression.

First impressions can be important, as once that moment passes it can never be retrieved. Sometimes you only have seconds or even milli-seconds to catch the attention of your audience, so whatever you do has to be good. We like to call it a Wow factor and we are lucky that we can create this [...]

Mac book packaging creates design highlight

Many people would agree, I think, that Apple creates products that are both functional and easy on the eye, whether it be the Iphone, Ipod or the latest aluminium chassis Mac Book. It’s not difficult to see as they pay attention to every detail, this extends as far as the packaging that the products comes [...]

Nevermind Transformers, the Styrobots are here!

The launch of the second Transformers film ‘Revenge of the fallen’ is upon us, starring Shia Lebeouf (Sam Witwicky) and Megan Fox (Mikaela Banes) and featuring a cast of computer-generated Autobots and Decepticons, which are giant transforming robots / machines. The Decepticons did attempt, in the original film, to take control of the earth but [...]

A ‘Back to the Future’ solution for Polystyrene recycling.

Humankind: an amazing species that has evolved over millions of years from simple and humble beginnings into highly developed mammals. So how did we do it? Well one way is by using our senses to discover new foods, places, using tools and implements. Evolution, however, isn’t problem free e.g. poisonous mushrooms; how did we know [...]