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When reviewing this post, I asked Armin, “Why do designers hate Gill Sans?” “Because it sucks,” he replied. Then I showed him this and he said, “That’s actually nice.” Thanks student Harry Lee, for being exceptional with this one-off project. 

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Client

Self-promotion


Quantity Produced

1


Production Cost


Production Time

30 Hours

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

6.7 × 8.6 × 0.4 in.


Page Count

20


Paper Stock

Somerset / Velvet / White / 250gsm


Number of Colors

1

Varnishes


Binding

Perfect


Typography

Gill Sans

 


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Project Description

As part of a university set brief at Falmouth University, the aim was to effectively convey a short story without use of illustration.

This is a search for a lost friend in a blizzard. The book is letterpress debossed to convey the lack of vision, and the use of touch. The flash of green is a defining moment; it's when I last see my friend's green jacket.

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

June 23, 2014

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Filed Under

Books
Laser-Cut
Letterpress
Silkscreen

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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.

FPO uses Fonts.com to render Siseriff and Avenir Next.

FPO is run with Six Apart’s MovableType

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All comments, ideas and thoughts on FPO are property of their authors; reproduction without the author’s or FPO’s permission is strictly prohibited

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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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