Skyline Mirage: The Little Black Dress Of Trade Show Displays
Timeless and as perfectly simple as Coco Chanel’s “Little Black Dress,” Skyline introduced the Mirage in June of 1985. Accessible for all businesses who understood the value of trade shows, the Mirage leveled the playing field and provided the opportunity for companies of all sizes to exhibit in a bold, professional way with minimum investment and the added benefit of being able to set-up and take-down their own exhibit.
Following the example set by Chanel, the pop-up exhibit secured its place in tradeshow history and changed exhibiting – forever.
Skyline’s Mirage first burst onto the exhibit scene fully draped in velvet loop fabric panels. At this time, individual photo graphic panels and vinyl lettered wraparound headers were velcroed onto the exhibit back wall. This presented an affordable and professional exhibit presentation in the 80’s.
A few seasons later, the velvet loop panels were replaced with dramatic large scale graphics. No need to switch out the Mirage exhibit frame, only the graphics of the trade show display, for a completely different look with more impact on the show floor.
Enter today, and the graphic treatments and accessory items for the pop-up exhibit has continued to evolve. Today, any combination of backlit graphics can be combined with static graphics or bubble-shaped graphics creating a truly unique looking
A Skyline Mirage with backlit graphics
Bubble-shaped graphics create a truly unique looking exhibit
Monitors can create a uniquely functional and structural appearance
By: Linda-Marie Martinez –