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MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards

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Production Method

Offset

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Design

MAGMA Brand Design / Slanted

Publisher: Slanted / MAGMA
Brand Design Editors: Lars Harmsen, Julia Kahl
Project Manager, Design, Cover Illustration: Clemens Hartmann

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Printing

E&B engelhaft und bauer

Created collaboratively and juried by Magma Brand Design and Slanted Magazine, MONSTERBOX’s 150 different illustrated monster cards also double as spot color samples. Each card is printed using a combination of 3 spot colors, and the color information is printed on the card alongside the illustrators’ credentials.  

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Client

HKS Spot Colors


Quantity Produced

5,000


Production Cost


Production Time

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

3 × 4.7 × 3 in


Page Count

150 cards


Paper Stock

Invercote G 330 g/sm


Number of Colors

15

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Maison Neue, Milieu Grotesque
Populaire, Pintassilgo Prints

This piece is available for purchase for $13


MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards
MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards
MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards
MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards
MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards
MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards
MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards
MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards
MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards
MONSTERBOX 150 Illustrated Monster Cards
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Project Description

MONSTERBOX is a collection of outstanding monster-Illustrations from all over the world. Each illustration is printed on thick cardboard with three different spot colours. All in all 150 cards are presented in a high quality box. On the front side of each card an illustration, name and url of the illustrator as well as information about the spot-colour-combination is displayed. The backside of the card is blank, so that it can be used for notes or messages.

The highlight: By producing each card with three different spot colours you can use them as colour samples which show how different colors can look like depending on their use and which effect can be achieved by overprinting. And if you have enough information you can just pull off the monster itself at the perforation.

All illustrators presented in the box followed a preceded Call for Entries in March 2014 and have submitted numerous fantastic monsters from all over the world illustrated with diverse techniques. 150 monsters are finally included in MONSTERBOX which come from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cuba, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, South Korea, Switzerland, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and USA.

The perfect gift for MONSTER-lovers!

Production Lesson(s)

Paper thickness can differ, although it has the same weight--we had to adjust the box after it had been printed and print it again because the cards were thicker than we tested it with a dummy before.”

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Jessica Mullen

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

September 10, 2014

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