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Client

Self


Quantity Produced

60


Production Cost


Production Time

3 Weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

18 in × 24 in


Page Count


Paper Stock

Uncoated, 130 lb


Number of Colors

2 Spot

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Hand lettering: Vaughn Fender

This piece is available for purchase for $25 plus shipping

There isn’t much to say about what this piece communicates, because it doesn’t communicate words. Instead, it evokes a feeling of appreciation for communication itself. Isn’t it nice to have an alphabet? Isn’t it awesome we don’t have to create our own from scratch? Isn’t it fun to have 26 letters to draw and assemble and rearrange and build with and color in? Here’s hoping the designer’s nieces and nephews took that from the piece too!

This project was inspired by my nieces and nephews. I started out by drawing each of the letters to form a collage. I then scanned each of the letters and vectorized them, adding textures and tweaking shapes. Team Printshop did a great job bringing it to life!

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Production Method

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Design

Vaughn Fender

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Printing

Team Print Shop

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

Jessica Mullen

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Jessica Mullen

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

November 22, 2011

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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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