Scottish paint companies (part two)

Specialising in a niche product can mean a long life for a paint company. Neil Braidwood speaks to Smith & Rodger which has been going since 1877 and Mac & Brush which launched last year.

Signwriters – part two

In part two of our special feature on signwriting, Neil Braidwood meets Ciarán Glöbel from Glasgow and Mac Hutchison from the Scottish Borders. Both fell into the trade by accident, but business is really booming for these two creatives. 

Signwriters – part one

Painted signs are back. Shops and businesses large and small are returning to traditional techniques and employing signwriters and painters. In part one of our special feature, Editor Neil Braidwood meets two of the hardest working in the business