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Magma Press Letterpress Pattern Cards

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Production Method

Letterpress

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Design

Andre Pessel at Magma Press

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Printing

Andre Pessel

Expertly avoiding looking like a picnic tablecloth, Magma’s cards show off the studio’s skills with a smokin’ hot, perfectly tiled pattern.  

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Client

Self-Promotion


Quantity Produced

250


Production Cost

$350


Production Time

2 days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

3.3 in × 2.2 in × 0.1 in


Page Count


Paper Stock

Crane's Lettra / White / 600 g/m2


Number of Colors

2/1

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

 


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Project Description

With these cards we wanted to show our clients that with the use of just one single color, you can still vary a lot in your designs and get fresh results. The pattern was perfect for letterpress and looks very appetizing. It really comes off the paper when displayed next to each other.

Production Lesson(s)

The cutting had to be done very precise because the pattern had to fit perfectly onto the rest of the cards. Next time I will try to print larger sheets so more cards can be printed next to each other. I guess this will ease up the cutting.”

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Jessica Mullen

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

May 8, 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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