Chessington

The Grain was pleased to be instructed by Merlin Entertainments to construct the primary entrance signage at Chessington World of Adventures, to mark the opening of the new Safari and Azteca hotels.

The entrance sign weighed over a ton and was 4.5 meters by 4 meters high. The sign was illuminated by in-ground halogen uplighters.

Themed Entrance Signage

New Chessington Entrance Signage

The Brief: Design a prominent road side sign structure, in wood, to promote the entrance to Chessington World of Adventures. This is also to indicated for the entrace for Parking as well as the latest attractions for “Explorer Glamping” and “Go Ape”

Process
Large wooden posts with Douglas Fir sandblasted panels and 3dimentional sign overlays
Material
The overlays were made from HDU and Weston Red Cedar
Finish
Acrylic paint to overlays. Water based painted wood
Themed Entrance Signage

Chessington Entrance

The Brief: Design a prominent road side sign structure, in wood, to promote the entrance to Chessington World of Adventures

Process
250mm Radiata posts with Douglas Fir distressed panels and 3dimentional sign overlays
Material
The overlays were made from HDU and Weston Red Cedar
Finish
Acrylic paint to overlays. Water based painted wood
Themed Entrance Signage

Azteca Hotel

The Brief: Create dimensional sign for hotel entrance to simulate carved stone.

Process
3D milled graphics, in layers, with faux stone hand painted finish
Material
Lightweight high density urethane mounted on boat builders plywood
Finish
Acrylic paint to letters and faux stone
Themed Entrance Signage

Xtra Adventures

The Brief: Create dimensional high impact signage using Xtra Adventures existing logo.

Process
2D milled graphic’s in HDU, overlaid on to digital printed compass background
Material
High Density Urethane, PVC foam and Digital Print
Finish
Gloss UV lacquered acrylic paint, with polymeric digital print

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