Mama’s Sauce, a letterpress and screenprinting studio in Orlando has made some nice self-promotional business cards. What stands out about these cards is the atypical method of inking and pressing. In this case the type is knocked out on the plate during pressing which makes it appear embossed. And if that wasn’t enough, the cards are duplexed for extra thickness.
We wanted to make a card that was super simple, yet very complicated. Something that at first glance would seem easy to figure out, but after touching would have the recipient asking how it was done, even if they’re a printer themselves.
FPO (For Print Only), is a division of UnderConsideration, celebrating the reality that print is not dead by showcasing the most compelling printed projects.
FPO uses Fonts.com to render Siseriff and Avenir Next.
FPO is run with Six Apart’s MovableType
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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.
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.