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There is no doubt that neon is making a comeback, but this is no 1980s inspired book cover. With a great contrast between the chipboard, the burned edges, and the bright colors it all comes together beautifully with its unique binding. 



Andrea Souza

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Production Cost

US$25 each book (total US$150)

Production Time

14 days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

210 × 297 × 25 mm (8.2 in. × 11.69 in × 0.98 in)

Page Count


Paper Stock

Color Plus Cancun / OffSet 120g / Paraná

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Seam Bound


Kenyan Coffee (cover)


Master Conclusion Book Design
Master Conclusion Book Design
Master Conclusion Book Design
Master Conclusion Book Design
Master Conclusion Book Design
Master Conclusion Book Design
Master Conclusion Book Design
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Project Description

Oporto Design created the graphic project for the Master Degree Conclusion Book "Design of Art Catalogs exhibitions in Sao Paulo between 1912 and 1950" using only manual processes for making each book. The spine is assembled with a seam Japanese style and cover consists of a printing plate laser cut MDF, resulting in a tactile work and artistically rich.

Production Lesson(s)

Working with manual process can be a surprise. It can be hard to predict the time it will take and the way the material will respond to the process. Although. Besides that, it is quite pleasant since the final result can be really appealing.”

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

June 6, 2013


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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…

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