In Irvine, CA – this is the Alton Marketplace in the Irvine Spectrum.
The building is 648 feet on the long portion, 221 feet on the side portion, and 30 feet high. We were given the task of painting this graphic pattern on both portions in a very bright, eye-catching array of colors. This will be accented in the near future with a pair of channel letter signs to read “Alton Marketplace – Irvine Spectrum”.
Let the fun begin!
As always, the design starts with a scale drawing – the designers in this case had a pretty accurate set of elevation drawings to do their magic with. Here is the drawing we received:
Here is a typical scale drawing we used in the field:
The best way to recreate this at full size was to make paper patterns for each of the giant spokes of the pinwheel, except for the…
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