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Good Stuff / Holiday Pack 2013

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Production Method

Deboss
Emboss
Foil stamp

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Design

Adam R Garcia / The Pressure

Client: Premier Press
Designer and Concept by: Adam R Garcia / The Pressure
Contributors: listed in project description
Photography: Ryan Unruh
Photo assistant: Matthew Jones

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Printing

Premier Press

Local designers, photographers and illustrators collaborated to make this collection of “good stuff”, which showcases the printing capabilities of Portland’s Premier Press. Projects like this look like a lot of fun, though the project management side must get harry at times. This cooperative effort resulted in a spirited collection of self promotional items that can be used as a holiday present, or a bonus gift all year round.  

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Client

Premier Press


Quantity Produced

1,500


Production Cost


Production Time

2 months

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

6 × 9 × 1 in


Page Count


Paper Stock


Number of Colors

4 color

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Custom
Press Gothic
Akkurat

 


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Project Description

In collaboration with Portland-based printer Premier Press, I pulled together a group of local designers, illustrators and photographers to showcase some of Premier's processes and papers in a fun, collaborative way. We came up with the theme "Good Stuff," and a packaging system, 2013 calendar, double-sided wrapping paper and a 20-by-14-foot wall banner were created. Contributors include Nishat Akhtar, Thomas Bradley, Kate Bingaman-Burt, Will Bryant, Ben Clark, Jordan Domont, Nicole Lavelle, Tom O'Toole, Aaron Rayburn, Michael Spoljaric, Ryan Unruh and Everett Vangsnes. Photography by Ryan Unruh, with photo assistance by Matthew Jones.

Production Lesson(s)

Working with the good people at Premier Press was amazing and I learned more in the last couple months about production process than I've learned in a long time. Besides the technical processes, I'd say the biggest takeaway was the understanding the sheer amount of facilitation, planning and organization involved in pulling off such an ambitious print project. ”

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Author Picture

Duncan Robertson

Former intern at UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

June 7, 2013

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Foil stamp
Holiday Card
Promotional Cards

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FPO (For Print Only), is a division of UnderConsideration, celebrating the reality that print is not dead by showcasing the most compelling printed projects.

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About UnderConsideration

UnderConsideration is a graphic design firm generating its own projects, initiatives, and content while taking on limited client work. Run by Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit in Austin, TX. More…


blogs we publish

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.

products we sell

Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work.

Brand New Conference videos / Individual, downloadable videos of every presentation since 2010.

Prints / A variety of posters, the majority from our AIforGA series.

Other / Various one-off products.

events we organize

Brand New Conference / A two-day event on corporate and brand identity with some of today's most active and influential practitioners from around the world.

Brand Nieuwe Conference / Ditto but in Amsterdam.

Austin Initiative for Graphic Awesomeness / A speaker series in Austin, TX, featuring some of the graphic design industry's most awesome people.

also

Favorite Things we've Made / In our capacity as graphic designers.

Projects we've Concluded / Long- and short-lived efforts.

UCllc News / Updates on what's going at the corporate level of UnderConsideration.


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