Event’s & Exhibitions



Giant red shoes –  Virgin Atlantic 

We loved working  with Virgin Atlantic to create a giant pair of their well-known red flight attendant shoe. Crucial aspect of the project was to create them  realistic as possible / hollow & durable to withstand intensive contact with people during photo opportunities. The iconic red shoes were used at the Attitude awards 2019 and there after installed  at Vigin Atlantic HQ offices





large make up props for the Elle weekender event



Elle Weekender make up elements  –  Westfield London

We were commissioned by Westfield & worked wih DZA Technical  to create the custom make up elements for their Elle Weekender events at Westfield shopping centres in London. We created 2 lipstick clusters with many shades of pink and red lipsticks with a variety of sizes and a soft seating space. We also created large make up elements to be installed on to a Ferris wheel. . We used a variety of materials to achieve the project including birch ply, aluminium, EPS, Fr coating, all spray painted & decorated to the vibrant & authentic  colours.

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large coin prop



Large Coin Prop – Holly & Co

We were commissioned by Holly & Co to create the realistic coin prop.

Holly  & Co provided us with beautiful  Calligraphy art work by Alice Gabb.

The letters and pattern as cut out accurately with our CNC router.

For the project we used a combination of materials including Plywood, fr polyurea

copper powder and resin + spray paint. The prop was used by Holly & Co at their both inspiring & creative events and shop.






toothpaste and mouth wash props





Ultradex Mouth wash & tooth paste props – Venture life

We were commissioned by Venture life to create the scaled-up product replicas to use at their exhibition as photo opportunity props. Both products were created out of eps, coated with FR polyurea. Sanded to smooth primed & spray painted white. As a finish application of the Ultra-dex labels on a larger scale!





Asus-ROG-eye -stand




Asus ROG eye stand – Maxim

We were commissioned by Maxim to create a version of the ROG eye.
We used a 3d printer to produce the components. Once all printed and constructed we decorated with various electronic pieces and installed the lighting. The stand was made from fabricated aluminium. The ROG eye was used as a centre piece for our clients exhibition.










3m high headphones prop –  Holly & Co

We were delighted to work with Holly & Co to create the 3m high headphones. The headphones were created out of: aluminium, eps, CNC cut plywood, FR polyurea coating, primer + spray paint. With an aluminium base for stability.
We created the headphones to a high quality within an incredible short time scale of 7 days!
Holly & Co use the headphones prop for their creative & inspiring events





Custom exhibition stand pacman




PAC MAN – Namco Bandai – Pinnacle exhibits 

We were commissioned by Pinnacle exhibitions to create the 5m in diameter PACMAN exhibition stand for Namco Bandai which was exhibited at the brand licencing Europe 2018 in London’s Olympia exhibition centre
The Pacman structure was made out of a combination of materials, including, CNC cut plywood  dome structure, aluminium, steel, EPS, FR coating polyurea which is both water and impact resistant. Then spray painted to a high gloss finish. We also installed lighting and a TV unit , additionally a premium soft carpet flooring





Free-standing light up letters spelling love


1.20m Free-standing wireless retro light up letters  – Love at first light


We were commissioned to create 4 free-standing light up letters spelling love. Constructed from exterior plywood. Primed and spray – painted to a glossy white finish. We installed large led fairground light bulbs which gave a stunning reflection against the glossy white. Each letter is individually powered by high capacity re-chargeable batteries and  an individual switch for each letter.

To make a booking contact Love at first light here




free standing 1m light up numbers

1m freestanding wireless  – Retro light up numbers

We were commissioned to create 11 1m light up numbers. We constructed the numbers from exterior ply wood, primered and top coat spray painted white. We installed warm retro led light bulbs. The numbers are all connected to high capacity re-chargeable batteries giving our client more freedom with positioning + no cable trip hazards! Project was custom made and delivered to our client in Surrey.

The illuminated  numbers are available to hire by our client

here www.lightyearshire.co.uk or contact  directly at info@lightyearshire.co.uk




Custom present props for special display



Custom present props – Special display for Exhibition

We were commissioned to create presents according client’s specification. The presents main shape was hand carved out of EPS. Once the desired surface texture was achieved we spray applied hard coating polyurethane. the presents were primed then spray painted according to desired colours. Ribbon and bow effect created from an  aluminium strip. Tags created from aluminium with vinyl application.





Hand carved Bull
Hand carved Bull




EE’s Charging Bull – Presentation Design Services – Glastonbury Festival 

We were commissioned by Presentation Design Services to create the bull. The sculpture had to be water- proof, extremely durable and friendly looking. The bull was hand carved out of high density polystyrene. Steel rods inserted within the tail  for extra strength and timber blocks within hoofs for installation system. As the sculpture had to be weather proof we applied flexible coating polyurea and primered in order to prepare for a paintable surface.
Final finish was completed by PDS to  their clients  specification. We are very proud to have completed this project at a very tight time schedule and have completed within a week! Just in  time for our client  to apply final finish.





Giant paint trays event prop
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Giant Paint trays – Don’t Panic London

We created 3 giant paint trays together with marketing agency Don’t Panic London. To use as visually exciting and creative props at an anniversary event In London.   The Trays were made out of ply wood, primered then  spray painted black with a rubbery boot washer in the side section.

Watch the props in action https://youtu.be/Z-NQG-5ED2M






Buzz light Year replica
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Buzz Light Year – Marbel – size 1.50m

We scaled up a tiny model to create a life-size version  of Buzz light year for Marbel Toys Ltd to use as a prop at their exhibition stand.

This giant 3D model was hand carved out of polystyrene, sanded to a smooth surface.
Weights installed within the model to ensure stability. Application of hard coating polyurethane. Extra sanding for a glossy finish. Airbrushed up to detail according to Buzz light years original colors.







Scaled up model of Elsa from Disney's Frozen



Disney’s Elsa from Frozen – Marbel Toys Ltd


We were commissioned by Marbel toys to create a 1.50m in height version of their miniature model of Elsa to use at their exhibition stand. The model was carved out of high density polystyrene proportionally. A stainless  steel pin was fitted within her arm and finger for extra strength, with a plywood base at the bottom of the model for extra support. After sanding to smooth surface in preparation, FR polyurethane coating was spray applied. The sculpture was then spray painted with a primer. Once dry we airbrushed the colors and tones with HQ paints according to miniature of Elsa. As a finish we gave the model some shading with airbrush for a better effect.




Wireless freestanding giant light up letters
Wireless freestanding giant light up letters


Freestanding Light up Letters –  Something Borrowed  Wed & Hire co

We have collaborated with Something borrowed  wed and hire to create approx  1m high light  up giant letters to use at events and weddings. We constructed the giant letters from  9mm exterior  plywood hand crafted each letter to precision, we spray painted to a brilliant HQ glossy white.  Then we installed led fairground lights which give a sparkling vintage effect with low energy consumption. Each letter is individually battery powered with a high capacity to enable practicality at events and give much more freedom to position the letters in the desired suitable place, this also make it much safer with no trip hazards! The letters  available for hire, for more information  or to book  get in touch with https://www.facebook.com/LoveLightsInfo?ref=hl





3d icon cubes
Custom Icon cubes



Icon Cubes – Cornwall Council


Acrylic custom made icon cubes were made to use as  Props for ERDF Convergence Legacy Film and for many events to come. The 6  cubes each measuring at  25cm and 50cm in height  were constructed from opaque thick acrylic, made to last. The icons have a removable base.  On each  side displaying icons printed on to clear HQ vinyl.





Polystyrene clouds hand crafted
Polystyrene clouds hand crafted




Polystyrene clouds – The Neighbourhood  restaurant & bar Manchester 

We were commissioned by The Neighbourhood restaurant & bar in Manchester to create 6 clouds to be suspended from the ceiling for their let it ”Let it rain champagne ” event. Each cloud was individually hand carved from polystyrene  for a more realistic effect.





3d replica of classic Tom's shoe


Giant classic Tom’s shoe  –   Tom’s UK

We were commissioned by Tom’s shoe UK to scale up one of their classic shoes. To be used at their customize your sole events all across the UK. We hand-carved the shoe according to the life size version. After shaping and preparation we spray applied flexible coating polyurea which makes the end product weather proof + extremely durable. This coating also has a rubbery texture making the surface even more so realistic. After coating application we we primed and spray  painted the giant shoe white ready for our clients artist to customize as they wish.





interactive oil drum puzzle
Interactive oil drum puzzle



Interactive oil drum puzzle – Mad Science – Size 88cm x 60cm Ø
We were commissioned by Mad Science to create an interactive, light weight & child friendly oil drum to use at their oil week workshop.The oil drum is carved out of polystyrene, sliced accordingly for the puzzle. Coated with polyurethane hard coating. Sanded to a smooth and glossy surface then painted and airbrushed to the desired effect. Velcro applied in between each slice to make a good fit when assembling the stacking puzzle. To finish vinyl applied according to our clients request.








We created a giant polaroid camera to be used as a photobooth





Giant Polaroid camera – Goal agency ltd

We were commissioned by Goal agency to create a giant Polaroid carapace to be used by Goal as a photo booth at festivals and events. We scaled up the Polaroid camera they supplied us keeping the proportions as close as possible. The giant Polaroid was made from exterior plywood and a combination of materials such as perspex. The camera is built in 3 sections of easier transport also it has 2 lockable doors to keep the technical equipment by Goal. The camera was primed and spray painted white.






Light up letters custom made
Light up letters custom made

1m high Custom light up letters –  A little  Je Ne Sais Quoi

We were commissioned by the events planner Je ne sais quoi to create the custom letters for her clients wedding.

The letters were constructed by hand using exterior plywood, retro fairground led light bubs, high capacity batteries for more freedom with positioning. Primed and spray painted white as a finish.







Giant headphones




3m high headphones replica – Phonaudio
We were commissioned by phonaudio who create luxury headphones with maximum comfort & the ultimate sound experience to create 3m high replica of the phonaudio headphones. We used a combination of materials to achieve a realistic and durable giant version of the head phones. materials we used to create include, exterior ply wood, EPS, aluminium, soft foam, up holstered pu leather, fr coating polyurea all finished to a high spec.
The head phones will be used as special display with a wow factor   at phoanudios events, music festivals.






Crests – Falmouth university

We were commissioned by Falmouth university to create the free standing crests to be used at their graduation event. The crests were hand carved from PU foam coated with Polyurea, sanded + stone effect decoration and paint. The  stands are custom made aluminium structure which are adjustable.






Giant American Tourister suitcase we created
The PLB Group – The American Tourister giant suit case.
We were commissioned by the PLB group to create the scaled-up version of the suit case for their product launches across the UK. The giant suit case measuring at 2.5m high had to be realistic as possible. The replica was created from a combination of materials including EPS, CNC cut elements, FR polyurea coating, primer and spray paint + all details to make it look authentic.








N20 – Giant Diet coke letters

We worked with N20 agency to create the custom letters.The letters were cut out of EPS and connected together. We applied FR polyurea (water & impact resistant coating )on to the letters followed by sanding to smooth and prep for primer. The letters were spray painted to requested to bright and fresh top coat colours. We letters  were mounted on a thin base for practicality.







PDS – Lush summit custom staging

We were  commissioned by PDS to create staging. The staging is constructed out of FR MDF. We used CNC in order to cut accurate sections. Once we constructed the staging and geometrical rocks we primed them to prepare for colour decoration . Colour decoration finished by hand or washed out effect.







800mm high Holesaw!




Giant hole saw – The L.S. Starrett Company Ltd
We created an 800mm high replica to a hole saw to be used as an eye-catching tool at LS Starrett’s Exhibitions & events. We created the replica out of fibre glass as the prop had to be hollow. The most important aspect besides a close replica was to imitate steel. The fibre glass prop was then sprayed painted to a bright traffic yellow followed by the companies logo / vinyl application.











Giant stack of Books – University of Stirling

We created a giant stack of books for Stirling universities graduation ceremony 2018. The books were hand carved and made out of a combination of materials including: polystyrene, plywood, polyurea coating, top coat colours spray painted + shading with airbrush.
As a finish vinyl for the logo and tagline. The prop had to be as realistic as possible whilst being practical and durable as it can be used indoors and outdoor events. The giant stack of books added an element of excitement and a fun photo opportunity to the graduation ceremony.







Drip and pouring liquid effect prop



Drip and pour liquid effect project –  Gasp Events – Davinchi Gourmet sauce 

We were commissioned by Gasp events to create a pouring + drip effect of DaVinci gourmet sauce prop. The brief of the project was to make it as realistic, eye catching / bright and as practical as possible in order for perfect fit onsite.

Working with provided dims we hand carved the shapes from polystyrene, installed the fixing systems then coated with FR polyurea which is both water & impact resistant . Once coated the elements were prepared for spray paint in high gloss orange to give the liquid feel. The project was installed at DaVinci Gourmet exhibition in Amsterdam.






Themed igloo and penguins events stand



Themed igloo and penguins Project

We were commissioned to create the large themed event stand for a winter wonderland fun fair

The large igloo shaped was made in sections for ease of transport and was hand carved out of polystyrene. Including the arches, the igloo was approx.  6m diameter! With a ply internal structure.

We also created custom penguin props for the igloo.  Once the igloo and penguin props were carved we applied polyurea coating followed by primer and high-quality spray paints











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