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Paul's Corner, December 2016

by Britten Studios 12/01/2016

Special Holiday Projects

'Tis the season, and our customers have been bringing the holiday cheer with some special projects that really spread the joy!

Set Your Banners up for Success!

by Britten Studios 11/21/2016

Britten’s BannerSaver® light pole banner bracket system is now the universally accepted bracket system with installs and specifications on six continents. The BannerSaver wind tunnel test showed that it spills 87% of the wind compared to less then 25% for standard bracket systems.  

Paul's Corner, November 2016

by Britten Studios 11/01/2016

Backlit Prints for Retail

November in the retail world means that holiday advertising is heating up!  Here's a cool pic of a BriteWall at Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY.

Paul's Corner, October 2016

by Britten Studios 10/06/2016

Feetz Pop Up Shop for Activate, Inc.

What on earth is Feetz, you ask? This amazing new technology utilizes 3D printers to make shoes in hours, custom fitted to your feet, using materials that are good for you and the planet.

Paul's Corner, September 2016

by Britten Studios 09/16/2016

Billboards & Scoreboards:

Formerly known as Ralph Wilson Stadium, the Buffalo Bills revealed this season that their stadium would be rebranded as New Era Field. The back of the 34' H x 158' W scoreboard is framed by wind-permeable AdMesh material.

Below, Britten's installation crew uses a series of lifts to simultanously hoist this 18' H x 184' W Mesh banner on the back of the grand stands.

Why Time Off is Important

by Britten HR 09/02/2016

Feeling like a vacation would do you good? I’m sure most of us can relate, but as it turns out, actually taking that vacation is easier said than done for a lot of Americans. According to The Guardian, in 2014, “the number of unused vacation days in the US reached a 40-year high. Researchers at Oxford Economics hired by the US Travel Association put the numbers at about 169m days, equivalent to $52.4bn in lost benefits.” 

Northern Michigan is Awesome — Here’s Why!

by Britten HR 08/05/2016

Often a mere destination, we at Britten have made Northern Michigan our home. We feel fortunate to call one of the most beautiful regions in America our permanent residence. There are a lot of reasons to love Northern Michigan,—like for instance, Britten Studios is located here!—but here are a few specifics as to what makes it so awesome!

Paul's Corner, August 2016

by Britten Studios 08/04/2016

Paul's Corner, July 2016

by Paul Britten 07/12/2016

While we love working on big projects all across the country, Summer is truly a special time here in northern Michigan and we'd like to showcase a couple of recent projects from right here in our own backyard!

We're always happy to have our customers come visit, too. Please drop us a line if you'll be in the area!

The 90th Annual National Cherry Festival:

Another Cherry Festival is in the books, and over half a million people  visited the Grand Traverse region in the first eight days of July. With so much to see and do, Britten was on hand to add some large format color to go with the Fireworks and Blue Angels air shows, the parades and the concerts, the pie eating contests, and everything in between.

Attendees of the Festival passed underneath the magnificent entrance archway that marked the entrance to the open space, and light pole banners could be seen all along Grand Traverse bay. Keeping pedestrians and motorists safe were the long runs of fence scrim on either side of Grandview Parkway.

Defeating Mother Nature

by Britten Studios 07/07/2016

You can’t always avoid the wrath of Mother Nature.

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