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Lead Image

Rachel Flores Graduation Announcement

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Production Method

Letterpress

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Design

Jeffrey Liao

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Printing

Jeffrey Liao

Rachel’s tastefully refined graduation announcement only went to people with whom she is on a first-name basis. Makes me feel special.  

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Client

Rachel Flores


Quantity Produced

50


Production Cost

$90


Production Time

1 Week

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)


Page Count

2


Paper Stock

French / Muscletone / Sweet Tooth / 140 C


Number of Colors

1 Spot

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Knockout
Eames Century Modern

 


Rachel Flores Graduation Announcement
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Project Description

Rachel's invitations needed to be fun and engaging, while avoiding the stale vernacular of traditional "insert your name here" graduation announcements.

Production Lesson(s)

A strong letterpress is essential for creating good work. A less than stellar press can still produce accurate prints, but at the cost of additional time and effort.”

Post Author

Author Picture

Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

September 12, 2012

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Filed Under

Invitations
Letterpress

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About UnderConsideration

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


online

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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