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Swinburne University Graduate Exhibition Invitation + Posters

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Production Method

Digital

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Design

Jordan Rowe

Christopher See

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Printing

Print Express

CMYK on donated, colored paper results in vibrant and deliciously dynamic solutions for design students on a budget. If only eating ramen noodles looked this good.  

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Client

Swinburne University Faculty Of Design Comm. Design Graduate Exhibition 2011


Quantity Produced

Invitations: 500
Posters: 250


Production Cost


Production Time

2 Days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

Invitation: 130 mm × 210 mm (5.1 in × 8.3 in)
Poster: 297 mm × 420 mm (11.7 in × 16.5 in)


Page Count


Paper Stock

K.W. Doggets / Kaskade / Uncoated / 225 GSM


Number of Colors

CMYK

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Akzidenz-Grotesk by H. Berthold

 


Swinburne University Graduate Exhibition Invitation + Posters
Swinburne University Graduate Exhibition Invitation + Posters
Swinburne University Graduate Exhibition Invitation + Posters
Swinburne University Graduate Exhibition Invitation + Posters
Swinburne University Graduate Exhibition Invitation + Posters
Swinburne University Graduate Exhibition Invitation + Posters
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Project Description

The creative was inspired by the branding which consisted of four colours with three of them representing the different bodies of students that were exhibiting (orange, green and pink) with the fourth colour (blue) making up the master brand colour.

The concept behind the invitation and the poster was to create a piece of communication that was striking and bold enough to grab attention, but at the same time emulate the style of the mark being very elegant and minimal. Additionally the posters were created to be experience as a set; as once brought together creating the completed logo.

We used this in a way to slowly unveil the identity of Set Sail to the Swinburne design community to create some mystique and interest around not only the exhibition but the additive nature of the poster installation. Which actually turned out to be one of the biggest talking points around the uni in the weeks leading up to the exhibition. The poster designs were also used as a give away at the exhibition with the reverse side containing all of the work and names of the graduating students.

Production Lesson(s)

Kaskade paper presented us with the opportunity to utilise the beautifully vibrant coloured paper as a replacement for expensive spot colours. We achieved this by reversing the logo out of a solid rich black which would then only reveal the coloured paper through the form of the Set Sail logo.

The printing process also gave the appearance of coloured edge printing due to the the full coverage of the black which was a great little addition.”

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

April 13, 2012

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Quipsologies / Chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis.

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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.

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

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

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