Sign Install – Darling Gardens

Darling Gardens Signs, City of Yarra. 2013. Installation of of 6 signs made by Glass Metal Industries (GMI) for the City of Yarra. Spel Design works directly with the client to determine precise locations, then excavates the ground to install a welded ragbolt frame in concrete, all excavated soil is disposed at a landfill. All […]

Sign Install – Gasworks Arts Park

Gasworks Arts Park Signs – City of Port Phillip 2012. Installation of a series of signs for the park. This is a park crated from an old industrial site and is surrounded by brick walls on three sides. The signs are made by Glass Metal Industries and are all vitreous enamel on steel. They range […]

Sign Install – Manningham

City of Manningham, Reserve Signs. May 2013 One of the latest in a series of 7 signs made by Glass Metal Industries. The one pictured above is 2.2 metres tall, and is bolted into place onto a concrete footing I installed previously. The sign is made from steel with a vitreous enamel coating incorporating all […]

Sign Install – Whitehorse

Whitehorse City Council Signs. 2012/13 The sign pictured above is a two post sign installed in a small park. It has no footing but the legs are embedded into the ground 800mm, set into concrete. It has a vitreous enamel face with powder coated legs. The sign pictured below is a large 2.2m high totem […]

Palais – Awning Lightbox Repair

Palais Theatre, St Kilda, Victoria. The lightboxes at the front edge of the awning were totally rusted out. The acrylic panels were falling out and also did not line up to the the light tubes inside. The project involved re-creating track with exactly the same dimensions as the old rusty one. Off the shelf track […]

Public Art Install – Brisbane 2012

Supreme Court. Brisbane, Queensland This is an artwork by the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, entitled “Eyes are singing out”. Made from vitreous enamel coated steel, each laser cut eye is 10mm thick and weigh as much as 85kg for the large ones down to just a few kg for the very small ones – they […]

Butchers Block

This is a steel framed butchers block built around an offcut of some wooden floor from an old bowling alley . The wood was squared up and sanded, finished with linseed oil. Steel frame is welded square tube and angle, with all external welds ground smooth. Finished in satin clear coat to leave the steel […]

Recycled Sign Shelves

Bookshelf made from a recycled sign from the St Kilda area. The top two wooden shelves are the wooden sign, which has been cleaned and treated with linseed oil – the paint finish in the old logo and lettering is original. The support frame is made from steel angle, welded with external welds ground smooth. […]