Making a Giant Statement

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Sometimes we have to raise our voice to be heard. For marketers, this takes a little creativity, and for brands it takes boldness. We live in an age where we are oversaturated with flashy technology and loud noise. Where this was once mesmerizing, it now no longer phases our senses. What will work for a brand experience is not written on the wall. It’s in the ideas that will generate an emotional connection.

What is working for events is creating impactful brand association. This does not mean wallpapering with logos, but instead incorporating discrete connection points that differentiate the brand experience. That is where fabric architecture comes in. Frame and tension fabric allow a brand to tell a story. Sometimes to drive a message, that story has to be shouted. Case in point, large numerals. These over-sized statements are an unexpected form of brand association. They play off of this fascination we have for objects that are unconventionally large.   The shape, color and message all reflect the personality of the brand they represent. This experiential form of design has the ability to tell an extraordinary story.

BHawkins Giant (2)

For their annual event and launch or their newest wheel, Giant went all out with this 10 foot tall 27.5 showstopper.

Big Exclaim

As part of a product demo for the BMW Mini Cooper, the “YOU” acted as a sculptural icon where participants were encouraged to write their comments.

 

555

The illuminated 555’s were located in the atrium for a new corporate high rise in San Francisco, acting as an identifier from the street view below.

 

Louise Vuitton4

Opening to the public with a gift-wrapped experience was Louis Vuitton’s approach to their latest store opening in Mexico City.

 

AUDI A1 4 flat

Attendees could not miss the event for the Audi test drive with this architecture marking the way. Soaring at 22 feet high, the ‘A1’ set the precedent for the event.

 

Allison Pocewicz

Allison Pocewicz

Allison has had a lifelong interest in multiple facets of design. Growing up between a sewing machine and a sketch pad, she went on to fine-tune her skills through studies in fine arts and fashion design. Upon entering the design/build industry, she continuously researches trends in various markets, including retail, hospitality, exhibitory/events, interiors and architecture in order to provide valuable educational and inspirational resources to clients.

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