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Foamex Photo Backdrop for Cox Automotive

Posted by: Mike on: 16/01/2020

foamex press board

Carrick Signs created and printed a 7 metre x 2 metre back drop for Cox Automotive. One of the world’s leading providers of automotive solutions, Cox Automotive UK ordered this impressive graphic display for their midlands-based event, printed on 5mm Foamex.

Our photo backdrops are the perfect, temporary, free-standing wall dressing solution. Using UV cured inks direct the the popular foamex board, not only will you gain a great print result but also a matt finish making it the perfect option for photography walls. This latest creation for Cox Auto scaled a vast 7m width, made up of 5 individual sections, each ...



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100% Recyclable Selfie Frames

Posted by: Mike on: 13/01/2020

Posing with Eco friendly frames

At Carrick we’re really excited to announce that all orders for our popular social media frames are now produced on 100% recyclable, sustainable materials. The same great print quality, environmentally friendly and now cheaper.

The popular selfie frame website has been overhauled and has a fresh, new, sustainable look – but the eco friendly theme doesn’t end there. We’ve transitioned the materials that have historically used a rigid PVC, to a selection of environmentally improved alternatives. Carrick are leading the way with eco print options and this is just the beginning of our move towards using planet improving products.

The benefits don’t ...



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Christmas Tree Winner Cheque Presentation

Posted by: Richard on: 07/01/2020

Carrick Signs presenting cheque to Elton Primary School

Elton Primary School have won the Carrick Signs decorate a Christmas tree competition. Amanda Roscoe, Managing Director of Carrick Signs, said, “All the entries were to a fantastic standard, but the entry from Elton Primary was spectacular, with each of the four sides decorated to a different theme. All of the team here at Carrick voted and the Elton tree won hands down. Well done to the kids and staff at Elton Primary”.

To read more about this years competition, please visit https://www.carricksigns.co.uk/blog/carrick-christmas-trees



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Carrick Christmas Trees

Posted by: Richard on: 05/12/2019

Team Carrick with a blank tree

Local firm gives schools a 2 metre high blank Christmas tree to decorate – and offer a £500 prize for the best festivally decorated tree.

Last Christmas Carrick Signs in Whitefield helped three of their local community schools by providing a 2 metre high blank Christmas tree for the pupils to decorate. Amanda Roscoe, Managing Director of Carrick said, “We knew the three local schools and what we do is print on large boards and cut them to whatever shape required. But this time we just supplied the blank boards, cut to shape in two pieces, that slotted together to make a ...



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Ricky Gervais with wife Jane Fallon and Peter Egan holding b

Alison, Founder of Paws2Rescue, wrote a glowing report of the work which we helped them with at the World Animal March.

“As a dog rescue charity, and with 30 of us heading over to Romania on a project, we needed help. We were attending the World Animal March that weekend, and we needed placards that would be simple, stand out - and most importantly - fit inside our suitcases! We approached 3 companies for quotes. The immediate and friendly response of Carrick Signs, and of course their pricing, won it for us.

Being a dog rescue charity, we had no experience ...



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Halloween Facebook selfie frame

With Halloween fast approaching, now is the perfect time to order your Halloween party props from Carrick Signs. This year we wanted to add something extra special to our Facespook selfie frame and our brand new spot gloss fits the bill perfectly. Whether you’re after a frightening Instagram frame, spooky hashtag signs or any other petrifying props, we can make your order really shine with spot varnish.

Spot gloss, also known as spot varnish, allows you the creative freedom to make certain parts of your design glossy whilst the rest remains matte. This is a great way ...



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Foamex Cut to Shape Logos and Hashtags

Printed logos and hashtags are perfect additions to any event. We can cut Foamex to shape and we can help you design artwork if necessary. They can be used in conjunction with photo backdrops to advertise a business or they make great compliments to head hole photo boards at parties, weddings and fundraisers.

When we were approached by The Brain Tumour Charity to create Foamex cut-to-shape boards for an upcoming event, we were delighted to show our support.  

The Brain Tumour Charity is the world’s leading brain tumour charity and the largest dedicated funder of research into brain ...



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Celebrating 80 Years of Citizens Advice

Posted by: Poppy on: 30/09/2019

Citizens advice backdrop

At Carrick Signs we love helping our customers make their events extra special by providing bespoke props such as head hole photo boards and custom selfie frames. This month we have had the honour of creating props inspired by Rosie the Riveter for the 80th anniversary celebration of Citizens Advice.

 

4th September 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of Citizens Advice. Citizens Advice started operating the day after the Second World War started, offering advice to those affected by the Blitz. Today, Citizens Advice offers free and impartial advice to millions of people every year. Whether you are struggling with ...



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Carrick Signs Recyclable Placard Printers

"Next time you place an order with Carrick Signs enquire about printing your boards or placards on our eco-friendly all weather board, made from 66% recycled materials." 

Our screens are increasingly being filled with stories about climate change. With average global temperatures increasing, sea levels rising and ice sheets melting, our climate is being damaged by growing greenhouse gas emissions. Climate change is a global problem but even small, individual actions can make a massive difference to slowing, stopping and even reversing the damage humans are inflicting on our planet. 

Here at Carrick Signs we are doing our bit for the environment by ...



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The Best Placards printed for Peoples Vote March

Posted by: Milosz on: 23/03/2019

The Best Peoples Vote Placards Brexit

We are presenting a selection of often very creative and interesting placards printed by us for the recent People's Vote March.

The march is being held in London on Saturday 23 March. Hundreds of thousands of protesters are set to march on Parliament to demand a second referendum in which the public is given a final say on Brexit.

Please scroll down and enjoy our little artwork gallery of selected placards printed for our customers for the recent People's Vote march in London.

Major Party Placards

Let's start with posters and placards prepared by all major political parties which at least in parts support ...



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