In early 2016, Ad Bell were contracted via Absolute Commercial Interiors to produce and fit graphics and signage for Young’s Seafood international headquarters in Grimsby, Lincolnshire. The first, and most unusual part of this job was the 12 metre corridor that needed full wall graphics of a sea scene. It looked especially good as the ceiling was curved into the wall to produce a more seamless top-to-bottom image, with the lighting being recessed into the ceiling plaster.

Here the first drop of printed material is applied to the wall. This is trimmed at the top and bottom to be flush with the lighting and the skirting board.
The same photo but from a little further away. This shows the scale of the project at hand, and the tools required to do the job properly!
The graphics were cut to go into and around the door frames in a seamless manner as you can see here. The doors were done separately as you will see in a moment.
Closeup of the graphic going around the door frame. We use exceptionally hi-tack vinyl with a tough matt laminate, ideally suited to this type of application.
Almost up to the third door in this shot. As you can see, it’s almost impossible to see the joins in the graphics, such is the skill of Ad Bell’s graphic fitting team!
The first door with graphics to face AND frame. As you can see, this looks exceptionally good, especially on a project of this size and scope.
More doors done, and Sam doing his best “Reservoir Dogs” walk…
Now the graphic scene is continued past the lighting strip, right up to the top of the wall opposite. Tricky overhead work. Great photo by Jasper as well 🙂
These doors had small windows which made fitting the graphics that bit harder. Here’s one totally done – frame, face and all recesses. Perfect.
The finished corridor. Looks amazing, doesn’t it?
… and the same photo with all the tools Photoshopped out 🙂

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