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Festa das Comadres

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Production Cost


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


Silkscreened patterned varnish



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.

Festa das Comadres Business Card ---
Festa das Comadres Business Card ---
Festa das Comadres Business Card


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Festa das Comadres Business Card


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Rodrigo Saiani
Gustavo Saiani
Juliana Valverde



Zen Serigrafia

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.

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Jessica Mullen

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Jessica Mullen

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Date Published

November 15, 2011


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