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Meers Business Cards


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Creative Director: Dave Thornhill
Art Director/Designer: Brandon Bennett



Skylab Letterpress

Designed to be personalized, Meers’ edgy business cards speak for themselves.  




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3 weeks

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Project Description

"Here, take my card." How many times have you heard that phrase and then, months later, completely forgotten how you know the person? To avoid such a fate, we made business cards that could be personalized to the interaction. After a meeting, a Meers employee can add a personal note to the card and create a lasting impression of the exchange. The thick card stock and letterpress design help our cards stand out in a sea of relative sameness.

Production Lesson(s)

We ran into a couple problems during the production of these cards. First off since the stock was so thick, we ran into an issue of cleanly diecutting the cards out. Every time we tried to diecut them with the rounded corners we would get a beveled edge. We went through several rounds to try and perfect this.

Secondly, when we went to color edge the cards we ran into an issue there as well. Simply stated–color edging and rounded corners do not mix well. ”

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Jessica Mullen

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September 29, 2014


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