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Copper foil expresses the elegance of television star Queen of Spades’ designs amidst a thick, uncoated board that proves her willingness to get her hands dirty. 

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Client

Queen of Spades


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Cairn uncoated textured board at 1000mic


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1

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Queen of Spades Business Card
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Project Description

The Queen of Spades aka Katie Rushworth is a garden designer and the star of Alan Titchmarsh's new TV show Love Your Garden. The Queen of Spades has been transformed into a strong and clear brand reflecting her love of what she does. The outcome was a mix of an elegant logo design, with embossed copper foil, paired with Cairn uncoated, textured board at 1000mic.

Production Lesson(s)

Good communication with the printer to deliver the best possible results.”

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

October 2, 2012

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Business Cards
Foil stamp
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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