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BROWSE


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Client

Festa das Comadres


Quantity Produced

400


Production Cost

$700


Production Time

1 month

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

8 cm × 4.5 cm (3.1 in × 1.77 in)


Page Count


Paper Stock

Matte Coated, 400g


Number of Colors

2 Spot

Varnishes

Silkscreened patterned varnish


Binding


Typography

FF Engine

 

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.

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Production Method

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Design

Niramekko:
Rodrigo Saiani
Gustavo Saiani
Juliana Valverde

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Printing

Zen Serigrafia

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Post Author

Jessica Mullen

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Jessica Mullen

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

November 15, 2011

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