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Lead Image

Enigma Catalogue

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Production Method

Emboss
Hot stamp
Offset

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Design

Ksana Design Studio Limited

Creative Director: Topong
Art Director: Christina Shen
Designer: Topong
Photographer: Noel Jones
Coordinator: Obi Ho
Stylist: Phoebe Chan & Janus Ha
Props: Makui

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Printing

New Century Printing Industrial Ltd.

Black on black hot stamping, accompanied by an embossed title treatment, vellum page inserts and unique stitch binding lend an air of mystery to Enigma’s otherwise succinct, narrative lookbook.  

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Client

Enigma


Quantity Produced

800


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Production Time

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Number of Colors

4

Varnishes


Binding

Saddle-wire stitching


Typography

 


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Project Description

Enigma is a fashion brand and they attempt to strike a balance between ordinary and voguish, aiming to develop a new taste of fashion. We designed a catalogue for their 2011 FW Collection and create the theme "Skim of Skin" to showcase their new collections. We collaborated with the Enigma design team and we used crow, feather, clock and time code number to link up the fashion shots to become a story.

Production Lesson(s)

Don't always use white type on a black background, we try hot stamping black and embossing. ”

Post Author

Author Picture

Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

January 28, 2013

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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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