SECURITY SHUTTERS DON’T HAVE TO BE UGLY

In the light of David Camerons announcement about making it easier for shops to install high security roller shutters, we thought we would highlight the possibilities this offers our high streets.

Rather than making our high streets look like industrial security zones like this:

Or plain, uninteresting like this:

FRESH & FRUITY before

Or this

Fresh & Fruity. Designed by Good People

What if:

Rather than this:

Fresh & Fruity, Designed by Good People

What if This:

Rather than making them look like high security industrial estates like this:

The shop without a face

What If:

And how it could look

Or this:

It is possible to paint or apply graphics to roller shutters. Hopefully the government will make this a proviso for the installation of roller shutters so that our high streets don’t end up as squalid, graffiti laden, unloved, grim environments like this:

…Rather than the beating heart of an attractive, inviting, vibrant community…as they should be.

(Many thanks to Andrew Lainton for the two images of graffiti laden shopfronts from his excellent blog)

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2 Responses to “SECURITY SHUTTERS DON’T HAVE TO BE UGLY”


  1. 1 Hannah August 26, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    I think these ideas look great and would transform the high street!

    • 2 Designed By Good People August 26, 2011 at 1:25 pm

      Once Again, thanks for this Hannah, there are a lot of ideas we have in the pipeline, although we will be working in other areas soon for reasons that will can;t disclose at the moment.


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