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The finalists for the Sign & Digital UK 2012 Awards have just been announced.

The awards entries were of an exceptional standard and displayed some of the best creative talent in the industry. With over 60 entries submitted across the 10 categories, competition was high and the judging panel of industry experts - which included Large Format Review - had a real challenge to narrow down the nominations to produce the final shortlist.

After much consideration, the shortlisted finalists are as follows:

Individual Sign Project of the Year 1-9 employees

  • Allen Signs Ltd – Chameleon Design & Print
  • ID Signs & Graphics Ltd – Baskind Pharmacy
  • New Vision Signs and Graphics Limited - FGH
  • Signs Express (Leeds) - Floating Illuminated Signage for Hush Puppies
  • Signs Now Ltd – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

Individual Sign Project of the Year 10+ employees

  • Amber & Green – IBM Southbank Forum Refurbishment
  • Image Technique Ltd - Fortnum & Mason Jubilee Project
  • Piggotts Company Ltd – GAP Signage
  • Signbox - Blackrock
  • Signs Express (Manchester) - Princes Dock Monolith

Multiple Sign Project of the Year 1-9 employees

  • Create – Mshed Bristol
  • Rainforest Graphics Ltd - Gallery Town
  • Signs Express (Leeds) - Bridgewater Place
  • The Grain Sign Company - Longleat Safari Park

Multiple Sign Project of the Year 10+ employees

  • Boyall Graphics & Print Ltd- Corporate Hard Hats
  • Graffiti Design Limited - Amex Community Stadium
  • Image Technique Ltd - Westfield Stratford City
  • Piggotts Company Ltd - Hong Kong Asolay
  • Signs Express (Manchester) - Sky Pro Cycling

Vehicle Wrapping Project of the Year

  • C3 Imaging Ltd - Fleet Air Arm Van
  • Creative FX - Skoda 228MPH Car!
  • Principle Reprographic Services Ltd - PRS Van Wrap
  • Raccoon - 2011 Gumball 3000 Rally Wraps
  • Signs Express (Peterborough) - Top Hex TheatreCom van graphics
  • Wrap Kings - Promotional Van Wrap

Wide Format Print Project of the Year

  • Aurora Graphics and Displays Ltd - Birmingham City Council, Woodcock Street
  • GT Marketing Services – Gü
  • Service Graphics Ltd - National Museum of Scotland
  • Hollywood Monster – Banner Display – Westfield Shopping Centre
  • Service Graphics Ltd - Reiss 'Autumn Reflections' Campaign
  • Signbox – Expedia

Green Award – Sponsored by DS Smith Recycling

  • Aggregate Industries - Using the Ground to Improve the Environment
  • Coastline Graphics - Envirocars
  • The Grain Sign Company - Sandblasted Cedarwood Signs

Rising Star Award

  • Fusion Print - Gemini Katwa
  • Service Graphics Ltd - Chris McIntosh
  • Sign Vision - John Matthews
  • Service Graphics Ltd - Matthew Wickers
  • Your Sign Company - Nick Dowell

Wide Format Printing Company of the Year

  • Hollywood Monster
  • RMC Digital Print
  • Service Graphics Ltd

Sign Company of the Year

  • Graffiti Design
  • Sign 2000
  • Signs Express (Falkirk)
  • Signbox
  • Signs Express (Gateshead)

Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony being held at the National Motorcycle Museum on the 28th March.  The ceremony is being held on the evening of the middle day of the Sign & Digital UK exhibition.  Entertainment on the evening will be provided TV comedian Seann Walsh.  To book tickets/tables for the event, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Congratulations to all the companies and individuals who made the Shortlist!

For all the latest news, information and to register for free entry to Sign & Digital UK 2012, please visit www.signanddigitaluk.com.