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BROWSE


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Client

The Law Foundation of Ontario


Quantity Produced

1,400 English
200 French
1,600 Total


Production Cost


Production Time

2 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

11 in × 17 in
With Soft-fold for mailing: 8.5 in × 11 in


Page Count

32


Paper Stock

Cougar offset, 50 lb


Number of Colors

2 Spot

Varnishes


Binding

Saddle Stitched


Typography

Bembo

 

The Law Foundation of Ontario (established in 1974) is a grant making organization that promotes and enhances justice for all Ontarians—basically donating millions of dollars every year to help improve access to justice.

The challenge was to clearly communicate a great deal of technical information about the Law Foundation of Ontario’s many achievements while maintaining a clear, honest and human voice. The oversized, two color piece was printed on a newsprint-like stock, constantly walking a fine line between understated and impactful.

The team behind the project has a tip for you, should you consider printing your large project on newsprint (or similar):

Although it seems pretty straightforward, the combination of the extremely light paper weight and the oversized dimensions made for a remarkably challenging job to bind. Definitely print a lot of overs to compensate for spoilage in the bindery if you’re running a job of this nature.

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Production Method

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Design

Matter Strategic Design: Creative direction and design, Mike Kasperski

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Printing

Somerset Graphics

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

Bryony

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

November 11, 2010

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Annual Reports

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