37 North Union Street
You never call anymore. You’re always so busy with your friends. But that’s fine. I’m alright.
Don’t worry about me. Still. Is it asking too much to just check in every once in a while to see how I’m doing??
Anyway, Acme Design Inc. can do pretty much everything you can imagine, and possibly some things you can’t.
Call us and see for yourself.
Just a few of our capabilities, making versions of things smaller or bigger than they normally are
(Hey! get your mind outta the gutter) 3D scanning and rapid prototyping.
Plus the usual, sculpting, molding, casting, vacforming,
painting, machining, fabricating, sewing, predicting the future.
You know, the usual, making stuff. Give us a call, you said you would. Ask for Clint
1315 N. North Branch Street
Design, fabrication, installation of sets and props, interactives and exhibits.
Project management. Services include carpentry, electrical, metalworking,
paints, soft goods, all in our 140,000 sq. ft. shop.
Rental of staging, drape, transformits, lighting, turntables & automation
and control systems, rigging. Midwest’s largest Steeldeck® rental inventory.
1528 West Adams Street
Columbian Model & Exhibit Works, under the current leadership since 1990, has a team that is trained in architecture, product design, painting and sculpture, computer science and law. A full time staff of 13 makes us one of the largest model-making firms in the Chicago area. Our senior designers each have 10 to 20 years experience in this industry.
We combine classic and modern techniques to create accurate 2-D and 3-D products.
Our equipment includes
• Stratasys Dimension and Objet 3-D Printer
• Shopbot Milling Machine
• 3 Universal Laser Cutters s
• HP Design Jet large format plotter
• Dry Mounting facilities
Our reputation is for unique displays and quality products created on time and on budget. To do this we combine depth of experience, superb craftsmanship and artistic sensibility with the latest technology.
4065 North Milwaukee Ave.
FOR OVER 48 YEARS! YOU MUST SEE US TO BELIEVE IT!!
ONE CITY BLOCK WITH OVER ONE MILLION ITEMS!
Costumes for Sale or Rent • Theatrical Makeup • Masks & Accessories
Novelty Items & Props • Wigs & Pieces in Human & Synthetic • Easter Bunnies
Santa Suite • Mardi Gras • Plush Animal, Fruit, Vegetable, Mascot Costumes & Much, Much more.
Whatever the Occasion, Whatever the Holiday – WE HAVE IT ALL!
Custom Work on Wigs & Costumes also Available.
Mention this ad for a 10% discount on any order.
E-MAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Anne Hansen
Create custom stained, beveled and leaded glass creations for your set design needs.
Logo duplication. Residential projects are welcome.
• Custom Windows
• Cabinet Doors
• Original Designs
• Replicas of Vintage Designs
• Stained/Leaded Glass Window Repair and Restoration
• Stained Glass Lamp Shade Repairs
• Work in copper foil, lead came and zinc
Call for a free estimate.
5915 West Race Avenue
CUSTOM PRODUCTION DESIGN & SCENIC ART DIRECTION
Television,Video, Corporate, Film, Theatre –
USA Local 829
(SEE – METRO MOBILE RECORDING – LOCATION RECORDING / PRO SOUND)
6155 South Oak Park Avenue
Photo & film custom props. Scale models & prototypes. Presentation models and larger than life product models. Mechanical & electrical animation. Sales demonstration kits, Product cutaways. Architectural, topographic and plant layout models. Exhibits and P.O.P. displays. Themed museum environments. From idea to reality. Full service design & production since 1950.
1517 North Elston
Uncover a wealth of worldly possessions destined to suit your set.
You’ll find everything you seek available by the week.
Props to support your creative ideas.
New & vintage furniture, desk accessories, pictures, table linens, etc.
Come discover the rest.
CONTACT: Stephen Reynolds
Expert Hand-Painted Lettering and Graphics
• Stephen Reynolds is a Chicago artist and sign painter with a dedication to tradition, a contemporary art
background, and over 25 yrs. experience serving clients in the US and Europe.
• Hand-Painted Lettering and Graphics on Wood, Glass, Aluminum, Brick, Walls, and Floors for Cultural
Institutions, Restaurants, Businesses, Film, Advertising, and Independent Artists.
• Gold Leaf Gilding and Faux-Weathering Techniques.
• Clients include The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Tom, Dick and Harry
Advertising, Chicago History Museum, Protokulture, MCA Chicago, and Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin.
3121 N. Rockwell
Chicago, IL. 60618
Scenic Painting • Murals • Fine Art Reproductions • Faux Finishing
Marbelizing, Wood Graining, Airbrushing, Gold/Silver Leafing, Signs, Banners
Location Travel Set Painting
800 BACKDROPS RENTAL & SALE
13042 S. Western Ave.
Blue Island, IL 60406
Large selection of Props, ranging from Late 20th Century to Modern.
We have Furniture, Vintage Clothing, Antique Toys, China,
Household Items and Jewelry.
Hours: 11:00 – 5:00
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