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South African Chain Celebrates Local Art

(November 2016) posted on Fri Feb 17, 2017

Restaurant decorates with digitally printed ceiling graphic.

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Nando’s, a chain of chicken restaurants in South Africa, is more than just a place to eat; the company also takes pride in being a supporter of local art. So, for its Douglasdale location, the company commissioned a loyal affiliate, Robin Sprong Wallpaper (RSW), to bring character to the venue with a 400-square-foot ceiling graphic. Sprong worked with artist Atang Tshikare to design a pattern that was then digitally converted and printed onto Dreamscape Suede wallcovering material. The graphics were reverse-printed via RSW’s HP Designjet L26500 and UV-varnished for added protection. Installation required a scaffolding tower on wheels and an industrial-strength glue.

Check out more "Wide Angle" projects or explore the rest of our November/December 2016 "Wrap Insanity" issue.