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Edgar Calendar


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Simon Guibord

Photography: Rémi Thériault
Hair: Suzie Mendonca
Clothing: Victoire
Makeup: Annie Lefebvre



Gilmore Printing Services

Not your average pin-up calendar, this promotional piece for French-Canadian neighborhood restaurant, Edgar, keeps the classic concept classy. The true sex symbols in this package are the flirtatious grids.  




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Production Time

14 Days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

Folded: 7 in × 5.5 in
Open: 14 in × 5.5 in

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Paper Stock

Rolland Opaque 100lb text

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Project Description

It is a promotional calendar for Edgar, a small neighborhood restaurant. It features pictures of the staff, dressed in vintage clothing. Inspiration was 1950s pin up, but we wanted it to have a contemporary edge. It was great to have the staff involved and make the photo shoot into an event. The calendar has been successful so far and it's great to see people's reactions to it. At first glance, some people will mistake the pictures for some old stock photo! It is on sale at the restaurant and profits go to a charity.

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

March 30, 2012


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Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work / 2010, self-published.

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