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Lead Image

Com Truise Gig Poster

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Production Method

Letterpress

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Design

Bryce Praught

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Printing

Bryce Praught

This gig poster is a perfect example of someone who wants to find a way to apply new found knowledge and having fun with it. 

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Client

Self-promotion


Quantity Produced

25


Production Cost


Production Time

5 days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

14.5 × 20.5 in.


Page Count


Paper Stock

French Paper / Muscletone / Sweet Tooth / 140 lbs.


Number of Colors

3

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

 


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Project Description

During my summer break I took a letterpress course. I wanted to create a theoretical gig poster for one of my favorite musicians, Seth Haley who goes by the name Com Truise. Since I am from Richmond, VA I chose to use The National as the venue. In terms of design I wanted to celebrate the materials used in letterpress. The orange pentagon, which is something that is used in association with his identity, was constructed entirely out of ornaments.

Production Lesson(s)

Searching for ornaments that I wanted to use became a task of its own, in addition to setting them. ”

Post Author

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

January 14, 2013

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Filed Under

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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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