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Even when this card is old and wrinkled, Gailon Justus’ line work will still be as tastefully tactile as the day it was inked.



Gailon Justus

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Production Cost


Production Time

4 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

3.5 in × 2 in

Page Count

Paper Stock

Crane's Lettra / Pearl White / 110 C /

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Herald Gothic (Font Bureau)
LTC Cloister (Lanston Type Company)
News Gothic Extra Condensed (Bitstream)


Gailon Justus Business Card
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Project Description

Salt Lake City based artist and tattooer, Gailon Justus, wanted personal business cards that reflected his style and immediately distinguished him as a skilled artisan with refined taste. This is the first in a suite of printed objects intended to establish a unique and instantly recognizable identity. Limiting the color palette to black, white, and metallic gold puts the emphasis on Justus' confident line work and enhances his imagery's rich symbolism.

Production Lesson(s)

Finishing the edge-painting with a clear coat prolongs the life of the metallic gold.”

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

October 3, 2012


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