Category: Lucite

Lucite Vs. Acrylic: The Differences And Uses Of Both

April 23, 2024 by David Parry

Acrylic: it's one of those words that's become part of everyday life. Having said that, most of us would probably struggle to define exactly what it is. We just know what it looks like. Lucite is a term that probably isn't as familiar. What...

Exploring the Possibilities of Custom Lucite Award Designs

March 21, 2024 by David Parry

"Custom Lucite" is a term that's been subject to a good deal of misuse and confusion. Some vendors offer "custom" Lucites, especially "custom Lucite awards", with promises of off-the-shelf availability and next-day shipment. But if these vendors are...

The Right Approach to Lucite Embedded Awards

December 11, 2023 by David Parry

Lucite embedded awards can provide recipients with something that is truly deserving of that overused description “unique”. Most award and commemorative options are simply taken off some factory shelf.  Your “unique” award might, ten...

Lucite Mementos At TCP: Our Capabilities And Some Ideas

September 24, 2021 by David Parry

There's a lot more to Lucite mementos than just rectangular slabs of sparkly acrylic. Not that those options aren't great, but Lucite has way more to offer. Pretty much the only limit is your imagination! But what Lucite designs have proved...

The Missing Moon Rock…and 7 Other Bizarre Lucite Stories

March 23, 2015 by David Parry

We tend to think of Lucite in terms of its virtues--- as that versatile, durable, malleable material we see in customized deal toys, awards, and recognition pieces; but it has another life, a secret, often edgy life unknown to all but a few… 1....

Deal Toys Deconstructed: See What a New Documentary Reveals

February 9, 2015 by David Parry

A new documentary offers an outsider’s perspective on not only the nature of deal toys, but also their unique production process Ben Thorp Brown can hardly be accused of selecting well-worn, mainstream subjects. In a career that has already...

“Help! The Lucites in My Order All Look Different”

March 21, 2014 by David Parry

Lucites in your deal toy order will vary. That’s just the nature of the Lucite production process; but where and how your Lucites vary is the real issue. “I’m here in our conference room with my colleagues…” Unscheduled calls...

I Screwed Up Germany’s Largest IPO

March 4, 2014 by David Parry

Mea culpa… Or, in this case, mea culpa, Terra Firma…. …and J.P. Morgan…and UBS…and most of all, to both Teléfonica Deutschland and Deutsche Annington. In a recent blog post, we—more specifically, I—mistakenly referred to the...