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Westfield by BrandCulture
BrandCulture Weaves Story of Westfield

A master upholsterer, disappearing maps and a continuous thin red line are just a few of the tactics employed by BrandCulture to bring Westfield’s incredible history to life.

Nathan Kanter, Solomon Group
Nathan Kanter

Nathan Kanter is a graphic sales manager at Solomon Group,  an entertainment development, production, and management firm dedicated to the art of storytelling. Could you imagine a live event, brand activation or themed attraction without eye-catching graphics? Neither can we!  The Print Shop at Solomon Group provides full print graphic services so you can plug us into your project just where you need a sharp eye and a skilled hand, or let us provide a turnkey graphics solution.  Let Solomon Group bring your story to life!

Tony Lafuente, Flagraphics
Tony Lafuente

Tony Lafuente, our founder, came with his family from Portugal in 1967. He paid his way through Boston College, working three jobs and graduating in 1980. One of those jobs was in the flag-and-banner industry. Shortly after graduation, Tony Lafuente founded Flagraphics, working out of his one-bedroom apartment. His first client was James Rouse, who at that time was inventing festival marketplaces.

Kaijie Chen, Philadelphia University
Kaijie Chen

Kaijie Chen, a surface & visual designer living in the US, was born in Shanghai in 1991. She graduated from Donghua University with a B.S. in Textile Engineering & Design in 2014. As a distinguished graduate, Kaijie began to teach Textile Design and Styling courses as a lecturer at Donghua University. As a student in Philadelphia University pursuing M.S.

Houmann Oshidari
Houmann Oshidari

Houmann Oshidari carves letters in stone. Old school.

The carving is done by hand with a mallet and a chisel the traditional way in brownstone, bluestone, limestone, slate, marble, granite.

Gold, silver, copper, aluminum, palladium leaf.

Plaques, quotations, markers, inscriptions on buildings, house numbers, monograms, memorials, cornerstones, nameplates, granite benches, garden stepping stones, donor walls, awards, signs.

603.532.8792

The Andrusko Group Hero Image
The Andrusko Group

The Andrusko Group specializes in architectural applied arts involving stone materials, with a healthy and liberal appreciation of everything else. Founded by Peter Attila Andrusko in 1990, The Andrusko Group serves to educate architects, landscape architects and designers, EG designers, and general contractors about the many varied product and service capabilities being offered to create space in the built environment.

Shane Hendry, Media Objectives
Shane Hendry

Shane Hendry is a designer with Media Objectives. Media Objectives is an interdisciplinary design studio uniquely housed within Valerio Dewalt Train, an award-winning architectural firm based in Chicago, San Francisco, and Palo Alto.

Designtex Office Image
A Studio Visit—Inspired Surface Imaging at Designtex

​Portland Maine is even more picturesque and quaint than I imagined it would be—and it’s home to Designtex’s surface imaging program, complete with large-format multi-substrate precision-printing capability and staff of artists, craftspeople, and technologists.

David Siegel, Director of Surface Imaging, Designtex
David Siegel

David Siegel is an executive leader at Designtex based in New York with over 20 years experience working in the graphic design, marketing and commercial interiors industries.

Beautiful Materials Made from Coconut Fibres

Materia offers an amazing library of highly innovative materials like these made from coconut fibers.

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