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Lead Image

Going presidential with some Abraham Lincoln type, this invitation makes Jillian and Ross look like upstanding citizens about to get a little loopy on their big day.  

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Client

My Cousin


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Production Cost


Production Time

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)


Page Count


Paper Stock

Cougar / Double Thick Cover / Smooth / 130 lb.


Number of Colors

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Lavanderia Regular
Abraham Lincoln Regular
Muncie Regular Geared Slab Bold

 


Typographic Wedding Invitation Package
Typographic Wedding Invitation Package
Typographic Wedding Invitation Package
Typographic Wedding Invitation Package
Typographic Wedding Invitation Package
Typographic Wedding Invitation Package
Typographic Wedding Invitation Package
Typographic Wedding Invitation Package
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Project Description

An invitation package for my cousin's wedding. The idea was to make something that was 'different' from traditional wedding invitations. Typographic was the answer. Simple layout, great type selection, and letterpress combine to make my cousin really, really happy!

Production Lesson(s)

It's always scary doing work for family. I have been in some bad situations before. You have to approach with caution from the start. This time around, everything went as planned (phew), and everybody (including the parents) were very happy with the outcome. Hopefully I'll get a shout-out during the wedding speeches!!”

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Jessica Mullen

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

October 24, 2012

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Filed Under

Letterpress
Wedding materials

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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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