Slick and professional meets candy-coated and playful for children’s party organizer Festa das Comadres (Party of the Girl Pals, sort of). The silkscreened patterned varnish makes the card nearly lickable—but that’s for a different type of party. Using the company’s logo shape for the diecut augments the memorable brand without being fussy, a plus for anything involving children.
Achieving the perfect die-cutting was a lot of work for the silksreen guys at Zen. It took some 4-5 tries to get it right. The best lesson is to not settle for half-baked silkscreen. These guys at Zen can make tiny dots (such as in the varnish) appear very sharp and crisp like you won’t believe! And also relying on their masterful input was very valuable too.
FPO (For Print Only), is a division of UnderConsideration, celebrating the reality that print is not dead by showcasing the most compelling printed projects.
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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.