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Sweet, but not too sweet, the pretty in pink details of Alex Liebold’s letterpressed birth announcement for daughter Elise are ripe and juicy.  

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Client

Elise Nicole Liebold


Quantity Produced

50


Production Cost


Production Time

7 days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)


Page Count


Paper Stock

300GSM


Number of Colors

1

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Archer
Custom

 


Elise Nicole Liebold Birth Announcement
Elise Nicole Liebold Birth Announcement
Elise Nicole Liebold Birth Announcement
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Project Description

I really wanted to make a birth announcement for my daughter that was cutesy enough for a baby, but still something she could appreciate as she got older. The only direction I gave myself was to make it feminine but not cheesy. This definitely was for me as much as it was her.

Production Lesson(s)

I learned that it doesn't hurt to ask. A friend called in a favor to help me have these letterpressed, and the folks at Rise & Shine were way awesome and willing to help me get the best announcement out of it, especially with that sweet edging. I did have to make them honorary godparents though.”

Post Author

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Jessica Mullen

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

August 2, 2012

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Filed Under

Announcement
Letterpress

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UnderConsideration is a graphic design enterprise that runs a network of blogs, publishes books, organizes live events and judged competitions, and designs for clients.


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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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