ABOUT      CONTACT      RSS

2009

2017

ADV @ UNDERCONSIDERATION      Peek here for details

---

BROWSE


Lead Image

Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters

---

Production Method

Inkjet
Letterpress

---

Design

Robert Finkel

Art Director, Designer: Robert Finkel
Designers: Courtney Collins, Kelly Bryant, Samantha Lawrie, Courtney Windham

---

Printing

Robert Finkel

Auburn University’s Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art brings in a different poet each third Thursday of the month for an evening of extended gallery hours, jazz, tapas, and of course, poetry readings. To commemorate the 2014-2015 season of the series, professor Robert Finkel and his team of design colleagues visually interpret a poem from each poet into a set of 8 broadsides presented in a custom-made portfolio box. 

---

Client

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University


Quantity Produced

75 sets (8 designs / 600 broadsides total)


Production Cost


Production Time

3 Weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)


Page Count


Paper Stock


Number of Colors

2 Colors (PMS 404 + Various)

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Hoefler Text
Requiem
Engravers Roman Regular
Centaur
ITC Galliard Roman (Auburn Univ logomark)

 


Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters
Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters
Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters
Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters
Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters
Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters
Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters
Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters
Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters
Third Thursday Poetry Series Posters ---

Recent Posts


Previous


Next

Project Description

To commemorate the 2014-2015 season of the Third Thursday Poetry Reading Series at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, faculty and alumni from the Graphic Design department at Auburn University were invited to create an edition of seventy-five sets of eight broadsides representing a unique visual interpretation of a poem written by each month's visiting poet. Each broadside is letterpressed in 2-colors, all sharing one ink with the second ink selected by the designer. They are presented as a set in a custom-made portfolio available for purchase from the museum gift shop.

Production Lesson(s)

Coordinating the printing of eight different designs required several efficiency measures for both production and costs. The first was to work from a 26-by-40-inch parent sheet to determine the 8-by-13-inch broadside size. Yet, taking into account Murphy's Law, our departmental paper guillotine cutters bed was only 24-inch-wide. I had to race around town to find a one larger. Shout out to Craftmaster Printers in Auburn!”

Post Author

Author Picture

Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

---

Date Published

March 18, 2015

---

Filed Under

Inkjet
Letterpress
Posters

---

Tagged with






---

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Add This


---

About

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

Syndicate / RSS Feed

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

Contact us by e-mail

Twitter @ucllc



Sign-up for Mailing List

Mailing list managed by MailChimp

Thanks to our advertisers

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.


---
The End