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Client

Indiana University Union Board


Quantity Produced

1,500


Production Cost

$8,500


Production Time

1 month

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

6 in × 8 in × .25 in


Page Count

100


Paper Stock

Cougar Smooth, 80lb Text


Number of Colors

CMYK

Varnishes


Binding

Perfect binding


Typography

Eames (House Industries)
Minion Pro

 

Being the neat freak that I am I can’t imagine seeing a publication get a full re-design with each issue—but I am not a fool. I see the value of what multiple people can bring to the pages and surely I would be happy to pursue the other issues of the Canvas Creative Arts Magazine.

Canvas Creative Arts Magazine is a Bloomington, Indiana based publication that accepts the best visual and written work from undergraduate and graduate students at all IU campuses. Each semester a new designer works on the magazine giving it a fresh, new look — the size of the magazine stays consistent so that they can be collected and look nice on a shelf together.

Read on and see if you have ever encountered this particular charge by a vendor, or if this is a one-vendor solution to the crappy economy.

The die-cut was the most difficult part. The segments of the letterforms were moved apart so that they could be cut by a traditional die. Usually for a cut this tight a printer would use a laser cut die, but we didn’t have room in the budget. Another thing I was surprised about was that the printer charged an additional fee because the die-cut spelled something (!).

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

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August 22, 2011

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UnderConsideration is a graphic design firm generating its own projects, initiatives, and content while taking on limited client work. Run by Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit in Austin, TX. More…


blogs we publish

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.

products we sell

Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work.

Brand New Conference videos / Individual, downloadable videos of every presentation since 2010.

Prints / A variety of posters, the majority from our AIforGA series.

Other / Various one-off products.

events we organize

Brand New Conference / A two-day event on corporate and brand identity with some of today's most active and influential practitioners from around the world.

Brand Nieuwe Conference / Ditto but in Amsterdam.

Austin Initiative for Graphic Awesomeness / A speaker series in Austin, TX, featuring some of the graphic design industry's most awesome people.

also

Favorite Things we've Made / In our capacity as graphic designers.

Projects we've Concluded / Long- and short-lived efforts.

UCllc News / Updates on what's going at the corporate level of UnderConsideration.


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