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Lead Image

Live at the Distillery: Sign Painters Movie Premiere Collateral

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Production Method

Letterpress

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Design

The Distillery

Creative Director: Daryl Prondoso
Director: Nathan Leong
Printing: The Distillery
Binding: Elise Polito

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Printing

The Distillery

Sydney, Australia based full-service agency The Distillery hosts “Live at the Distillery” in an effort to bring designers and other creatives together. This edition boasts a live sign painting workshop accompanied by letterpressed flip-books and popcorn containers to celebrate the premiere of Sign Painters

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Client

Self-promotion


Quantity Produced

100


Production Cost


Production Time

3 days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

3.5 × 2.2 × .4 in.


Page Count

50


Paper Stock

Buffalo Board  / 320gsm
Gmund / Linen Cream / 110gsm


Number of Colors

2

Varnishes


Binding

Sewn Stitch


Typography

Custom

 


Live at the Distillery: Sign Painters Movie Premiere Collateral
Live at the Distillery: Sign Painters Movie Premiere Collateral
Live at the Distillery: Sign Painters Movie Premiere Collateral
Live at the Distillery: Sign Painters Movie Premiere Collateral
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Project Description

In September 2013, The Distillery hosted a special Sign Painting edition of Live at The Distillery. The night featured a short talk and demonstration from local Sydney sign painter Roger Warsop. Roger's presentation was followed by the eagerly anticipated Australian premiere of Sign Painters: The Movie Produced by Sam Macon and Faythe Levine.

As a special celebration of September's Sign Painting Live at The Distillery, we created gifts exclusively for the guests. We wanted to portray the craft and skill involved in sign painting, in a printed medium, so we designed, animated and produced a 50-page flip-book. This limited edition 100-run piece featured letterpress printing with two inks, and sewn-stitch binding of Gmund Cotton 110gsm and Buffalo Board 320gsm.

We also produced a hand lettered popcorn box, which viewers could pop out and construct themselves. What better way to spend a night than with a movie about sign painters and popcorn in letterpress printed, self-constructed popcorn box?

Production Lesson(s)

Designing a flip book is one thing, but designing one to be letterpress printed proved to be a whole different story. Converting the each frame of animation to be letterpress friendly with overprinting proved to be a long and tedious task. The printing itself also proved to be quite difficult, as 48 frames with 2 colours each involved many plate changes and registration headaches!”

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

June 19, 2014

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Letterpress

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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…


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

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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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