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City of Ann Arbor, MI

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Production Time

2 days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

6 in × 9 in

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Paper Stock

Recycled Newsprint

Number of Colors

2 spot inks





Helvetica, Memphis, and Trade Gothic


Devin MacDonald contacted the city of Ann Arbor with an idea concerning his Senior Project for the University of Michigan School of Art & Design. He wanted to gather all of the sustainability information that was scattered across many forms and mediums into a single piece. The city liked the project and provided the necessary funding to print 10,000 copies and is arranging for full distribution in the fall of 2009.

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

June 3, 2009


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