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Moben kitchens commisioned an advert which combined design and choroegraphy to show off their style. Designed by Marcus Rowland it included window layers with backdrops and grenery to create depth, whilst allowing plenty of open foreground for the dancers. Our work included a large floor of highly finished scenic tiles.
2014 in review
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 49,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 18…
McVities Cuddle machine on the loose
How do you make a total stranger happy? Well it seems that McVitie’s have hit on the answer, combine biscuits and hugs and you get some pretty happy people. Their research has discovered that we enjoy 2 (or more) biscuits a day so they commisioned a special vending machine to…
Christmas in Iceland
At the start of Christmas advert season last year we built a log cabin and snowy forest to host the Iceland Christmas offering. In traditional Christmas style it was a set in a log cabin in a snowy forest clearing with sledging, snowmen and plenty of partying. From empty studio…
From London with Love from Burberry
From London With Love Client Burberry : Design by Dan Betteridge : Construction Helix3d Ltd Back in June, while Christmas seemed a long way off we started work on a major Christmas campaign for Burberry. Under strict secrecy a massive cast came together on a huge set and backdrop in…
Spooky spiders take over The View from the Shard
If you are a fan of all things spooky the view from The Shard was just right for Halloween this year, thanks to our installation for Cadbury and Golin. The web structure complete with prop spiders and crunchy spider chocolate treats covered a whole panel of the viewing gallery. Made…
Everyman Cinema transforms Battersea Power Station
We took delivery of a couple of shipping containers early this summer ready to build a bespoke bar for an exciting project at Battersea Power Station. After some serious adjustments at the workshop the containers took on a new life dispensing cocktails in coconuts, Prosecco and Heineken. Once on site…
Do you need a Super Soft moment?
We had a lot of fun recently producing this. Andy is demonstrating how a giant tortilla shaped slide can be fun even before it gets on site. Mission Deli wraps wanted to encourage us all to enjoy our lunch hours and just have some fun, so they encouraged us to…
Giant Pepper on the loose as Morrisons take on London deliveries
As the capital warmed up for a real London heatwave we set to work on something large and yellow. A team of polycarvers took on a huge amount of polystyrene, the workshop looked like a snowstorm had hit and something began to take shape. Morrisons have just launched an…
Office lunches with a whole new view.
We’ve been working with Mischief PR to re create a classic photograph of workers taking a lunch break. The original image has been the subject of documentaries and much speculation about the workers identities. The New York Bakery Company and Mischief PR are inviting Londoners to come and help re…
Vintage work for us at Goodwood Revival
With the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend we have been casting our minds back to an early Helix job. We were asked by Lord March to help ready the site for the Goodwood Revival and transform some back stage areas into a transport hub for the festival. So starting…
The Big Kahuna takes Bournemouth Beach by storm.
Our crew have been slaving away over the last week to produce a little something for a trip to the seaside. With Dan Glover ‘s new company The Academy plans have been hatched for a little suprise for Bournemouth. After much monster research, visuals, macquettes, samples and client meetings a…