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BROWSE


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Family and friends are invited to come together, as 1 and 1 and 1 become 3, in this baby shower invitation that’s so good lookin’, it’s hard to see. Great video on the DIY-making of it at the end. 

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Client

Raúl and Elisa


Quantity Produced

50


Production Cost


Production Time

6 Days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

9.8 × 15.7 in.


Page Count


Paper Stock

Fabriano / Rosaspina / ivory / 285g


Number of Colors

2

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Futura
Hand-drawn

 


Raul and Elisa Shower Invitation
Raul and Elisa Shower Invitation
Raul and Elisa Shower Invitation
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Project Description

The upcoming birth of your first child is something to celebrate. When Raúl and Elisa decided to celebrate love whit the people they love, we worked on this poster/invitation to the party hand-printed with engraved linoleum. Also we filmed the whole printing process in a video. This video was embedded on a website where the guests could get further information about how to arrive or where to stay.

Production Lesson(s)

Sometimes little errors in composition or subtle random results of hand-made printing makes a simple piece just beautiful.”

Post Author

Author Picture

Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

February 12, 2013

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UnderConsideration is a graphic design enterprise that runs a network of blogs, publishes books, organizes live events and judged competitions, and designs for clients.


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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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