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Client

Self


Quantity Produced

3,000 Businss Cards
1,000 Notecards
25 Stamps


Production Cost

$2,500


Production Time

1 Week

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)


Page Count


Paper Stock

French Poptone Red Hot
179 Crane Pearl Kid Finish


Number of Colors

2

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

 

Matchstic didn’t start the fire, but they breathe new life into it with a systematically rubber-stamped identity redesign.

We came away with an idea of creating a system of standardized tools (like stamps) that ensure a consistent look and feel, but could be applied in infinitely unique and flexible ways. The result of that idea is 30+ custom Matchstic stamps that can be applied in various ways on business cards, note cards, packaging, and any other printed material (including body art). Included in the set is every team members personal stamp with their contact information to applied to our business card shell. This allowed us to letterpress two versions of really high-end cards for a fraction of the normal cost.

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Production Method

Deboss

Letterpress

Rubber stamp

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Design

Matchstic

Alana Dy
Alvin Diec
Jason Orme
Craig Johnson
John Bowles
Blake Howard
Staci Janik
Becky O'mara
Dustin Britt

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Printing

Heritage Letter Press

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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Kelly Cree

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

February 24, 2012

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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.

products we sell

Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work.

Brand New Conference videos / Individual, downloadable videos of every presentation since 2010.

Prints / A variety of posters, the majority from our AIforGA series.

Other / Various one-off products.

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.

also

Favorite Things we've Made / In our capacity as graphic designers.

Projects we've Concluded / Long- and short-lived efforts.

UCllc News / Updates on what's going at the corporate level of UnderConsideration.


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