Welcome to Clear Design
Issued by Fastmoving on behalf of Clear Design - Mar 31st 2016, 16:02
For the past 20 years, Clear Design has been manufacturing and printing acrylic displays, specialising in the fabrication of Perspex acrylic supplied by Lucite UK and Plexiglas acrylic sheeting supplied by Evonik of Germany.
Thanks to years of dedicated effort, Clear Design is recognised for their service and commitment to the quality and workmanship of all the projects we manufacture. This is made possible by creating a close partnership with our clients to provide retail solutions. We offer a fully holistic approach to any project by managing the design, production, and logistics should it be required.
Our factory, which is based in Cape Town, supplies manufactured products to clients throughout South African and Africa, supporting our clients’ need for specialised merchandising display products, retail store fixtures, promotional signage, and stands.
Design and Development
We offer a customised design service. Due to the fact that we specialise in acrylic materials, we have been able to develop our own techniques and processes that all our clients’ brands can benefit from. Tried and tested fabrication and printing techniques are brought together by our design team to develop our clients’ vision for various displays required to support their identity and brand strategy.
A well-equipped and clean workshop supports a healthy working environment for all our staff. We invest in the latest technologies and our staff via in-house training and skills development. We cultivate an ethic of encouraging staff to invest in their future through positive commitment to their duties and support of each other in the workshop. Our staff’s positive energy is evident in the quality of the products and services our clients receive when partnering with Clear Design.
Thanks to our on-going investment in technologies our clients benefit from regular improvements in design and product development allowing for more complex displays to be manufactured at affordable pricing and quicker turn-around times. Partnering with top quality material suppliers has provided us with many opportunities over the past 20 years ensuring that our clients are able to benefit from specialty material and design options. Our production team benefits from instant material availability to start any production immediately as we hold 3-month materials in stock to minimise delays for materials from our suppliers.
Why choose Acrylic
Acrylic is a well-known material internationally, more commonly known as Perspex in South Africa. Both Plexiglas and Perspex have excellent UV resistance and clarity. Acrylic is more impact resistant than glass and weighs half the weight of its’ equivalent in glass. It is safe and easy to use and contains no harmful chemicals. Both Perspex and Plexiglas are 100% recyclable. Both can be laser cut and engraved, CNC router cut, screen printed and UV digital printed. Acrylic can also be easily combined with other material types such as Diebond, MDF wood, ABS, HIPS, PETG, and Rowmark plastics.
Clear Design uses 3M digital inks, as these are the only kind that can be used when printing onto acrylic for decoration and branding with our flatbed printers. These non-scratch inks can easily be used on items requiring a bend to be made through the artwork, which replaces the traditional option of screen printing and moulding acrylic into shapes. We can even print directly onto glass. In addition to our flatbed printing, we also offer the option of a roll-to-roll printer, which we use for decals, stickers, as well as printing paper posters, wallpaper, and pull up PVC banners for product and service message advertising.
CNC Router and laser cutting service
Our workshop is equipped with large CNC routers and large laser cutting machines. All the loose cut outs then pass by our polishing team who use diamond edge polished machines to polish all the edges, as well as buff polishing, before passing onto our assembly team.
Clear Design offers this cutting service to assist clients in the exhibition, interadesign, shop fitting and signage industries.
Assembly and finishing department
Our skilled assembly team bring displays to life by assembling of all the various projects’ components by hand. The team are required to work on multiple projects each day using machinery such as line-bending equipment and ovens to shape and mould Acrylic.
Website and Newsletter
Clear Design sets the standard in offering a wide range of products supporting a variety of display needs. Our catalogue, which includes our pricing structure, can be easily viewed online. Our product range is expanding all the time. We update our website continually as well as produce a monthly newsletter emailed to keep our clients’ to keep them up to date with the various activities at Clear Design.
Message from Darren – Company founder
My ambition for Clear Design is to be the Acrylic and Plastic Fabricator of choice in South Africa, and to be a responsible corporate citizen that invests in the future of our country, and by doing so ensures a future for all my employees and partners. I lead by being pro-active and profitable and earn respect through honesty and commitment to the quality of product and service Clear Design provides.
Company Contact Details
No 3 Prestige Park, 410 Voortrekker Road, Maitland, Cape Town, South Africa
PO Box 942, Howard Place, 7450, Pinelands, South Africa
Admin, Enquiries, and Sales
Tel: +27(0)21 511 0052, +27(0)21 511 0041
Fax: +27(0)21 511 0562, +27(0)86 576 8634
Blistex, America’s leading lip care range, has launched an ultra-conditioning Lip Serum innovation, bringing you closer to your best lips one drop at a time.
With more than 30+ years of experience within the packaging, labelling, marking and coding industry, TracePack is the authority in the FMCG, health and pharmaceutical, industrial, construction materials and chemicals industries. TracePack offers a complete, cost-effective and customised turnkey solution using a wide selection of quality equipment with the latest technology.
Nederburg has been included in the highly-anticipated top 50 list of ‘The World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’ by UK-based publication, Drinks International, for a fourth consecutive year in 2019.
Robertson Winery has added a Sparkling Brut Rosé to their popular range of sparkling wines.
Try these recipes
Oh-so-easy to make, they can be prepped in advance.
Revolutionise your wrap game with these rice paper salad wraps. Intriguing to the eye and the palate, these are a win-win, no matter the occasion.
Zingy and creamy in equal measure, this is the ultimate tangy snack.
Start any summer day right with this tasty and refreshing smoothie bowl. Garnish with edible flowers for an extra flair that’ll impress any guest.
Bain's launches SA's oldest Single Grain Whisky in Travel Retail
18/02/2019 - 18:32
Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, the proudly South African and internationally award-winning single grain whisky, has launched a limited edition 15-Year-Old Single Grain Whisky exclusive to Big5 Duty Free Cape Town International and OR Tambo International Airports, and The James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington.
Cape wine production set to be low after 3-year drought
07/02/2019 - 19:19
The Cape's three-year drought has taken its toll on the wine industry and early indications are that this year's harvest will be even lower than the poor 2018 harvest.
The signs are here that South Africa has reached its economic crossroad
03/12/2018 - 11:37
While South Africa attempts to shore up its own economy amid high inflation rates and a stuttering inherited financial system, the continent as a whole continues to grow. The big question, though, is whether South Africa will get left behind in terms of international investment if it doesn’t improve its financial situation, and how to avoid this.
Egypt lifts SA fresh goods ban as listeriosis threat subsides
20/09/2018 - 14:32
The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries says Egypt's government has lifted its temporary suspension of fresh fruits and vegetable imports from South Africa, which stood as a precaution to prevent the spread of listeriosis there.
Foreword for Sowetan/Sunday World National Stokvel Survey
31/07/2018 - 13:17
Ubuntu is one of those uniquely African concepts that, for many, define what it means to be South African. A beautiful word that exemplifies a philosophy of caring for the welfare of every individual in a community – that special acknowledgement that “I am because we are.” Ubuntu is a spirit that ignites people to work together, for the benefit of all.