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Lead Image

“All That Glitters Is Not Gold” Zine

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Production Method

Silkscreen

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Design

André Santos

See extended design credits after the project description.

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Printing

Catarina Lopes

Subverting the subversive: that is the idea behind this high-end fan zine with numerous contributors, gold printing, and sophisticated production techniques. Presenting a zine as a luxury object makes an interesting commentary on the Portuguese economy and the increasing demand for designers to do more with less. 

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Client

Self


Quantity Produced

100


Production Cost


Production Time

14 months

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

5.12 × 7.68 × 0.59 in


Page Count

112


Paper Stock

Curious Skin Black 270g
Munken Linx 150g
Onion paper


Number of Colors

2

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

 


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Project Description

"Nem tudo que reluz é Ouro" (All that glitters is not gold) is a publication that was born from the love of illustration, self-publishing and collaborative work.

At a time when we are required to develop an increasingly austere creative process, "Nem tudo que reluz é Ouro" intends to subvert the fanzine format, disguising itself as a luxury object: the amount of guest authors, the printing technique and the graphic elements try to emphasize this concept.

Extended Design Credits:
Afonso Ferreira
AKACORLEONE
Ana Silva Silveira
Ana Types Type
André Silva
Andy Calabozo
Anita Morais
Anoik
Aurore
Beatriz Barros
Bruno Borges
Daniela Viçoso
David Penela
Deolinda Cor
Diana Martins
Diogo Machado (add fuel to the fire)
FAEL
Francisca Cardoso
gennebra
Get up, Folks!
Gonçalo Leite
Guapo
— Hey CECILIA! ยท Hey Mikel
Humberto Marques
Inês Nepomuceno
Isabel Lucena
Joana Corker
João Guedes
João Jesus
Joel Torres
José Feitor
José Luís Sousa Dias
Laro Vilas Boas aka Laro Lagosta
Mariana, a miserável
Marta Afonso
Marta Ramos
Mr. Phomer
Nelson Duarte
Oscar Afonso
Paulo Mariz
Pedro Fernandes
Pedro Mota
Raquel Sofia Macedo dos Santos
Ricardo Calabaça
Royal Studio
Sérgio Alves
Sick Faces (Luís Silva)
TE-TE-TEXAS
Tiago Machado
Tiago Miguel Almeida
Vitor Campinho (Happy Jack Studio)
Xesta Studio
Zé Cardoso

Production Lesson(s)

This printing process was very challenging because, on one hand, the print run was huge. On the other hand, because we wanted to have a really shining gold. To achieve this, we used a vinyl ink as opposed to a regular one. Due to the amount of printings, the board was always getting dry, so the process took even more time.

In the beginning of the process, we wanted to have the onion paper between the two pages, because we thought it could give the idea of something almost untouchable. Then, we thought it could be something that would disturb the readers' eyes, so we took it out. In the end, we decided to give it back to the book, not only because the first idea still made sense to us, but also because it prevented the 'profile page' from getting dirty from the illustration.”

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Duncan Robertson

Former intern at UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

January 28, 2014

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Filed Under

Magazines
Silkscreen

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