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Skechers – In a galaxy far, far away!

“When it comes to iconic properties, there’s nothing in the entertainment world bigger than ‘Star Wars,’ ” said Michael Greenberg, Skechers’ president. That is why it is no surprise that with the launch of the new co-branded “Star Wars” collection Image Options creative arm, Refraction Group, was asked to bring the icon to a Skechers retail window display near you.

Starting with their flagship location in Torrance, CA at Del Amo Fashion Center, Refraction Group created a 9 foot dimensional Death Star with working lights that is definitely out of this world. The team worked feverishly for long long hours getting this iconic window perfect for the installation team to install overnight. The final window included the Millennium Falcon, Tie Fighters and the X-Wing along with floating “Star Wars’ collection shoes to complete the saga.

See below for final window installation and a glimpse into the creative process.

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Walk in the park with Asics

Asics began opening outlet locations 2 years ago and asked Refraction Group (an Image Options Company) to design and print the in-store signage. 2 years later and over 20 new store openings, Asics is a hot ticket keeping Image Options production staff busy with hundreds of unique pieces with various sizes and substrates. Ordinarily this task would be a project management nightmare, but thanks to Image Options Digital Solutions Team (DST), this task has been streamlined with a new corporate signage storefront called IO-Market. IO-Market is a user friendly web based portal that allows Asics team member and retail location to order what they want, when the want it 24 hours a day, making what was once strenuous job ordering and tracking, just a walk in the park.

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Oakley – Backlit RETAIL LED DISPLAY

When Oakley wanted a unique custom X-ray Backpack display that showed everything and the kitchen sink they came to the right place.  Image options helped them to make there visions a reality.  Take a look how a simply concept turned into and eye catching retail success.

More info about the bag.

Kitchen Sink Backpack

Outfitted with serious hardware and versatile storage options, the Kitchen Sink Backpack is a complete package with heavy–duty appeal. Whether taking a day trip or extended excursion, specialized pockets inside and out organize items while abrasion–resistant fabric keeps them safe, including shoes and most 17″ laptops. A padded back and adjustable mesh–lined shoulder straps keep you comfortable and cool when hauling over long distances. Equipped with a hard media–player compartment and reinforced clip and zip closures, the Kitchen Sink Backpack blends toughness, style and diverse function ideal for the unpredictable day.

Padded side access panel to fit most 17” laptops
Water bottle side pocket
Front zip pocket with accessory organization panel to separately store smaller items
Abrasion–resistant bottom panel for enhanced durability
Bottom shoe compartment provides spacious storage
34L capacity
20″ H x 14″ W x 8″ D
69% Nylon, 31% Polyester
Imported

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DC SHOE – Retail WIndow Display

When DC Shoes dreamed up this awesome window display they came to Image Options to make it a reality. Image Options Produced all graphics in-house.

40¹ film strips printed on polycarbonate, mocking real film strip look. Printed blue ink on chrome adhesive back vinyl to mimic blue chrome abv. Pedestal tops light up.

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Brian Hite Talks Image Options’ Full-Service Offerings Approach on PI Xchange Live

Image Options President, Brina Hite, was interviewed for PI Xchange via Skype with Mark Michelson, Editorial Director and Editer-in-Chief of Printing Impressions.

Brian spoke to the benefits of supporting our customers for any of their visual branding needs. Whether it’s design concepts or store interior design. Image Options is focused on engaging each customer at the highest level by providing a total solution for our customers. IO can provide so much more than printing to our customers with Design, Photography, Proprietary Project Management Software, Fabrication, Installation team and Fulfillment.

Knowing what the customer needs and supporting those needs is a priority of Image Options.

Brain also spoke to the new equipment that IO has just added. 2 brand new EFI VUTEk HS100 wide-format printers to gain an even quicker time to market for printing needs for our customers.

Be sure to watch the video, it’s very informative.

 

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Mikoh Swimwear Photo Shoot

Mikoh women’s swimwear company, recently stopped by the Refraction Group Photo Studio to shoot some of their Spring/Summer 2016 new designs.

 

Mikoh is a collaboration of Oleema and Kalani Miller which is a line of swimwear for the modern woman inspired by a life spent in bikinis and oceans around the world.

The Refraction Group Photo Studio and Mikoh have been working together for the past 2 years capturing images for their web store, look book and PR purposes.  The swimwear is  captured to best show the detail and quality of the swimwear that separates Mikoh from their competitors. Each piece has to be carefully prepared before it’s styled on set. A lot more effort goes into a single piece of swimmer than you might expect.

 

“Working with Jeff at Image Options, Refraction Photo Studio, has been a pleasure. The results from the work we created has allowed our company to progress in various ways. Our website now has a completely updated look, and we have received more press because of the flat lays we shoot. We have also worked on studio shots where the model was presented in every one of our styles, which we then display on our website. This has allowed…

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“Edgy” Window Display by Refraction Group for Asics Tiger

Refraction Group (an Image Options Company)
was recruited to create a edgy window display for Asics Tiger in Foot Locker locations.
This lenticular multidirectional design created interest and brought together the essence of the entire campaign.
Hope everybody gets a chance to see this window up close and personal for a trully “Edgy” experience.
See below for some pics on a quick video of the process.

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ASICs Gel-Quantum 360 “Gelly” Windows

We were challenged to bring the “Gelly” alive for the Gel-Quantum 360 Shoe release for the Florida Fit-2-Run retail store locations. With a small budget and overactive imaginations we created huge interest with a slashed translucent background, edgelit colored plex paired with mylar, wired tentacles and LED battery powered lights – those “Gelly’s” were breathing! This window display brought ASICs to the number 1 selling shoe in the Fit-2-Run locations.

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