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Lead Image

Monsillage Soap Packaging

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Production Method

Deboss
Foil stamp

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Design

byHAUS

Design and Concept: Philippe Archontakis, Martin Laliberté
Soap: Isabelle Michaud, Monsillage

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Printing

Stylex 3D

This concept-driven package is very delicate, unlike the soap held within it. Due to the large coverage of gold foil it should be handled with utmost care during production so that the end user receives a product that is not scratched or fingerprinted.  

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Client

Monsillage


Quantity Produced

500


Production Cost

$5,000


Production Time

3 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)


Page Count


Paper Stock

80C


Number of Colors

1

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Cambridge Serial Extra Bold
Avenir

This piece is available for purchase for $20


Monsillage Soap packaging
Monsillage Soap packaging
Monsillage Soap packaging
Monsillage Soap packaging
Monsillage Soap packaging
Monsillage Soap packaging
Monsillage Soap packaging
Monsillage Soap packaging
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Project Description

Designing a luxury soap for the holidays. What's a better gift than gold? According to Christian tradition, three wise men guided by a star came to worship the baby Jesus. Each brought an offering: gold, myrrh, and incense. It is to celebrate this symbol that we've designed this present. In the form of a gold bar, with its precious balm myrrh and incense, Trois (three) Mages is a present that honors all those who prefer to give rather than receive. A small object that borrows special printing technics (foil stamping, structural form, debossing) and refers to theme of the Nativity (Bethlehem star, Arabian camel).

Production Lesson(s)

One thing that we've learned is that gold foil is very fragile and easily scratch-able especially when the object is covered with it! We had to manipulate with extra care...”

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

March 15, 2016

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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

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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.

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Favorite Things we've Made / In our capacity as graphic designers.

Projects we've Concluded / Long- and short-lived efforts.

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