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MakersLAB.TV S1E10 - Branding a Chill Lounge, Vinyl Printing on T-Shirts and Truck Wrap Techniques

Branding a Chill Lounge

Client’s that wanted to open a vintage joint approached Riley and asked him to help create an interior
design that is vintage and nostalgic looking.

Riley went for theme “Mary-Jane” and turned the place into a “Mary-Jane”

The venue was fitted with posters on the wall, License disk stickers were plastered all over the place and some were handed out for promotional purposes.

The highlight of the décor ornaments was the entrance stamp shaped like weed ,which fit the theme perfectly.

If you take a trip down memory lane you would learn that the pseudo name for Marijuana is “Mary-Jane”. Due to the fact the cannabis was still illegal in the United States, when drug-users talked about the drug itself, they referred to it as Mary Jane so as not to arouse suspicion from the police, or anyone else. Going for a smoke of cannabis was referred to as meeting up with Mary Jane.

Moving right along, all of these ornaments were cut and engraved by AM’s TruCUT laser cutting and engraving machine.

Vinyl Printing on T-Shirts

Riley shows you how he printed T-Shirts for Women’s Rights Awareness for one of his clients. The lady emphasized on having her message or design printed on a black shirt in order for the colourful to stand out and be very appealing.

The process is as follows:
• 4 colour print vinyl
• Contour cutting
• Image pressed onto the shirt

Standard vinyl was used to print design or image with eco-solvent ink and then it was cut out on a vinyl cutter.

Truck Wrap

Riley’s 3rd client instructed him to revamp the sign on his truck. He used AM’s FastCOLOUR large format printer to print his design. The print media was then laminated for extra protection against external conditions. After The truck looked brand new.

To purchase our FastCOLOUR large format printer and many more of our products, simply dial 072 222 2211 / 060 600 6000 or you can simply log onto our site am.co.za for more product information.