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Sometimes passports take so long to process, it seems like someone must be hand cutting and binding them, but Jack & Teanna’s wedding invitation documents are officially the real deal.  

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Client

Jack Tycher & Teanna Dimicco


Quantity Produced

130


Production Cost

$2,612


Production Time

3 Months

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)


Page Count

8


Paper Stock

Neenah Classic Crest Welsh Blue 100# C
Neenah Classic Crest Natural White 65# T


Number of Colors

5

Varnishes


Binding

Hand-sewn


Typography

Lobster
Orgreave
RawengulkSans

 


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Project Description

This piece reflects the look of a passport, but something a little extra. The booklet with the "Italian Phrases on the Go" card enclosed would arrive in mailboxes packaged in a brown bubble mailer with a custom rubber stamp on the front to emulate an actual package from the Postal Service (but with a twist). The front and back cover are Neenah Classic Crest Welsh Blue 100# C and letterpressed with a double hit of Pantone 871 Gold. The cover binding is book glued for extra durability and the booklet is hand-sewn together with matching blue thread for an added craft touch. Inside pages are offset printed onto Neenah Classic Crest Natural White 65# T. Each passport includes a removable "passport photo" of the couple and their dog, and the custom printed RSVP envelope glue dotted to the inside back cover with card enclosed.

Production Lesson(s)

This project took a lot of time to produce between the letterpress printing, the hand cutting, sewing and binding. As with any large project, a reasonable idea of how long it will take for all the individual parts to come together is key.”

Post Author

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

August 31, 2012

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Filed Under

Letterpress
Offset
Wedding materials

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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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graphic design

Department of Design / Designing corporate and brand identities and full development of printed and digital matter for clients.

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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.

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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.

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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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