Buffalo Sabres Architectural Signage Wins Best Overall Award

The winner of Best Overall architectural signage project for 2011 from ASI is the Buffalo Sabres recognition and team history wall. ASI, Buffalo worked closely with the Buffalo Sabres and Cannon Design to establish the environmental graphics for the new state of the art locker room facility at the First Niagara Center.

The project was fast tracked to be completed in less than two months, from the start of the production artwork to the final installation in order to be ready for when the Buffalo Sabres returned from a European Exhibition tour.

Architectural Signage Product and Service Highlights:

Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame Wall – Digitally printed photographs and dimensional letters that spell the names of all Buffalo Sabre hall of fame members.

Retired Numbers Wall – Custom designed environmental graphic design panels and dimensional graphics representing the retired numbers of Sabres players.

Puck History Wall – A custom curved wall detailing the history of each decade with digitally printed history information, dimensional letters for each year and more than 700 pucks mounted to the wall.

The facility and graphic elements can be seen on television at each televised home game as the players enter and leave the ice, as well as when they interview the players before and after the games.


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