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BROWSE


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Client

A Hundred Monkeys


Quantity Produced

3,000


Production Cost

$1,300


Production Time

6 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

2 in × 3.5 in


Page Count


Paper Stock

French Paper, Construction 100 lb


Number of Colors

1 spot ink, black

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Trade Gothic Bold Cond. No.20 and Trade Gothic Cond. No.18

 

With a name like A Hundred Monkeys, nothing short of some production monkey business will satisfy clients, peers and FPO readers. Designed and produced like giant raffle tickets, including individual numbering for each, these business cards are a nice nod to the original without being simply an imitation. The different paper stocks are a nice way of adding variety to a one-color job. The only big problem I see with these cards is that you would need really big pockets to carry around that spool at conferences to hand out.

A Hundred Monkeys Business Cards --- A Hundred Monkeys Business Cards

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Production Method

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Design

Croxton Design
Creative direction: Danny Altman
Art Direction: Brent Croxton
Design: Michael Croxton

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Printing

The Mandate Press: Ben Webster

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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.

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Bryony

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

May 25, 2010

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UnderConsideration is a graphic design enterprise that runs a network of blogs, publishes books, organizes live events and judged competitions, and designs for clients.


online

Brand New / Displaying opinions and focusing solely on corporate and brand identity work.

Art of the Menu / Cataloguing the underrated creativity of menus from around the world.

Quipsologies / Chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis.

Speak Up (2002 – 2009) / Discussing, and looking for, what is relevant in, and the relevance of, graphic design. Archives Only.

Word It (2003 – 2010) / Encouraging creative diversity in the community through monthly, one-word challenges. Archives Only.

Brand New Classroom (2010 – 2011) / Providing a space for critique and opinions on student identity workArchives Only.

graphic design

Department of Design / Designing corporate and brand identities and full development of printed and digital matter for clients.

publishing

The 2010 FPO Awards / 2011, self-published.

The 2010 Brand New Awards / 2011, self-published.

Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work / 2010, self-published.

Events & Judged Competitions

Brand New Conference / A one-day event on the development of corporate and brand identity projects by some of today’s most active and influential practitioners from around the world.

Brand New Awards / Celebrating the best identity work produced around the world.

FPO Awards / Celebrating the best print work from around the world.

Writing

Graphic Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the Language, Applications, and History of Graphic Design / 2009, Rockport.

Women of Design: Influence and Inspiration from the Original Trailblazers to the New Groundbreakers / 2008, HOW Books.

The Word It Book: Speak Up Presents a Gallery of Interpreted Words / 2007, HOW Books.


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