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BROWSE


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Client

Self-promotional


Quantity Produced

4 Posters, 50 each


Production Cost

Printing cost: $206.50 per 50 Posters


Production Time

2 – 3 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

18 in × 24 in


Page Count


Paper Stock

French Paper, Dur-O-Tone, Steel Gray 100 lb Cover


Number of Colors

1

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk

This piece is available for purchase for $26 + shipping

Evoking the mystery of crop circles, these prints of context-free airport runways create a gorgeous secret code. Buy one to decipher in your own home or office and $2 of the sale goes to charity.

The Runways project began in 2009 while living in Phoenix and mapping some aerial photographs near Sky Harbor airport. I really liked the simplicity of the diagrams and the runway’s radiused connections. I liked the airport codes, some forming an abbreviated identity for the city, some with a different story to tell. These lines are the gateways to our cities, connecting our dots.

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Production Method

Silkscreen

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Design

Nomo Design

Jerome Daksiewicz

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Printing

VGKids

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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

Former intern at UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

March 1, 2012

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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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