#ThrowbackThursday to 25 years ago when the Chicago Bulls commissioned One Of A Kind to create 3-dimensional art celebrating their phenomenal decade: 1987-1997. Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Phil Jackson…amazing achievements!
Author: Emily Romeo
WD-40 Company honored their long-time CEO with a One Of A Kind retirement gift: 3-dimensional commemorative art. The custom-made art is as unique as its recipient, capturing Mr. Ridge’s life and career with WD-40 in an extraordinary way. (more…)
In a world where more employees are teleworking and companies are expanding globally, how do you have a company anniversary celebration that is inclusive of everyone? One Of A Kind Art Studio offers a fantastic solution: an interactive website feature of your organization’s 3-dimensional anniversary art.
Every One Of A Kind collage is uniquely customized for each history by artist Lawrence Romorini. Romorini creates this personalized art with photos, publications, 3D items, and miniatures. They make a powerful presentation, and lasting legacy.
Lincoln Electric 125th Anniversary Art. Explore the interactive website feature.
Arts, sports, science, dance, engineering, music, cooking, film, technology – our lives are rich with so many wonders that we have brought into our cultures. But these ideas, items, and inventions weren’t always a part of our world, and they definitely didn’t start at the level we experience them now. The beauty about humans is we have the discoverers and the pioneers; and then we have “masters” who take an idea and develop it to its greatest potential.
The concept of a shadow box is no different. The term shadow box, with the first known use in 1891, refers to a display case with an enclosed glass front that contains objects presented in a thematic grouping. The positioning and different depths of the objects create a dramatic visual effect. It offers a great way to preserve while still enjoy viewing memorabilia.
Your CEO is dynamic, beloved, and perhaps they are the founder. Under their vision and leadership, the company has grown and succeeded despite challenges. And after years of service to the company or organization, their retirement is approaching.
So what do you plan for the truly exceptional CEO upon retirement as a thank you for the years they dedicated to your organization? There are 5 P’s that can help make the retirement occasion a memorable success:
Prepare Pause Praise Present Preserve
See One Of A Kind Transform Data Sales Co.’s 50 Years of History into Art! A Family Business Anniversary Story to Celebrate
Size of the art: 48″ x 52″ x 6.5″
What began in the garage of a family home on Penn Ave. in 1973, Data Sales Co.’s business has expanded to include extensive IT Equipment Leasing, Products and Services, with partners including Cisco, Dell, Brocade, Ricoh, Xerox and more.
To commemorate their multi-generational, family-company success story, Data Sales worked with Lawrence Romorini to create One Of A Kind 3-dimensional 50th anniversary art. This custom-made art tells the great story of Innovative Technology Leasing with 50 years of strong family leadership. It celebrates Data Sales’ history and serves as a lasting legacy to honor their founder.
Does your company have an upcoming anniversary? Not sure when or how to start planning? We’ve covered the “5 P’s” that can make your anniversary a memorable success – read about it in our post “What Makes a Company Anniversary Memorable? The 5 P’s!” However, whether you’re planning for a corporate, hospital, or association anniversary, there are also 5 Big Mistakes you’ll want to avoid:
- Omit a leader in your recognitions—especially if they or family is still alive
- Leave only 4 months’ time for your planning
- Fail to have a contingency plan for an outdoor celebration
- Fail to appreciate the inspiration that past history and past leaders bring to an anniversary commemoration
- Ignore the opportunity to communicate your accomplishments and acknowledge your people
McCoy’s Building Supply is a family owned and operated business that honored their retiring CEO with a One Of A Kind gift. Representing his Texas roots and Western aesthetic, the art is designed with barn wood slanted inner sides, surrounded by a mahogany frame and a mahogany base. (more…)
In 2011, American Roller Bearing Company commemorated their 100th anniversary with One Of A Kind 3-dimensional art. A decade later, the art created by Lawrence Romorini in collaboration with the ARB team continues to reflect the company’s history, products, people, and accomplishments – and honor over a century of family leadership.
One Of A Kind recently worked with XTRA Lease to create a personalized 3-dimensional retirement tribute for their long-time CEO. A custom-made, bespoke shadowbox was the perfect gift to show appreciation for this leader who was also a mentor and a friend. Our collaborator at XTRA Lease wrote that the celebration send-off was a huge success, and when the CEO was presented with the gift, he was “overwhelmed, as were all the attendees at the event…folks are still looking at the piece noticing items they overlooked the first time.”
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