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BROWSE


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Client

Self Promotion


Quantity Produced

Brochure: 500
Business Cards: 2,000


Production Cost

Brochure: $500
Business Cards: $1,000


Production Time

Brochure: 3 Weeks
Business Cards: 2.5 Weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

Brochure: 6.14 in. × 2.61 in.
(Size of a Dollar Bill)
Business Card: 3.5 in. × 2 in.


Page Count

Brochure: 8 pages


Paper Stock

Brochure: Uncoated Recycled, 40 lb. Cover
Business Cards: Coated, 100 lb. Cover


Number of Colors

Brochure: 2 Spot, Black and UV Transparent
Business Cards: 4-color (for Rich Black) and UV Transparent

Varnishes

Brochure: UV
Business Card: Matte


Binding

Brochure: Saddle stitched


Typography

Fangohr Grotesk (a customized version of Akzidenz Grotesk Medium)

 

Few things are so simple and so attractive, at least to these blogger’s eyes, than a transparent varnish on a black background. Specially, as a side note, when it is used so smartly in applications like this. But I digress to the varnish-on-black at hand, the business cards and petite brochure from Brooklyn-based Fangohr. The business cards feature the items on each of the cardee’s desks from the obvious (keyboard) to the nerdy (the title treatment of Wolfgang Weingart’s My Way to Typography on Florian’s card). Meanwhile the business card is varnished with graphs and infographics that help Fangohr with their state of affairs: “this material,” reads the cover “proves that we need your business.” A nice touch is that the business cards are printed on coated stock with matte varnish and the brochure on uncoated stock with UV varnish, playing nicely with the opposing finishes.

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The printer was capable of printing as small as 0.18 pt stroke on the UV spot, which allowed for a lot of detail in the illustrations- so we were able to really show everything that lives on our desks. [This image by Fangohr]
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Fangohr Business Cards and Brochure

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Production Method

Offset

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Design

Fangohr
Brochure: Carlos Ancalmo, Florian Fangohr
Business Card: Elsa Chaves, Jakyoung Min, Florian Fangohr

Desk illustrations: Jakyoung Min, Elsa Chaves, Florian Fangohr

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Printing

Card Land, Taiwan

This post was published in the original layout of FPO so all images are smaller. Project descriptions as well as production lessons are quoted in the main content area.

Post Author

Armin

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Armin Vit

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

June 23, 2009

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