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Tinta de Verano - Solar Prints

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Production Method

Other

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Design

Senyor Estudi

Designers: Lluis Serra and Daniel Guix
Photographer: Susagna Vilanova

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Printing

Self printed

If you have ever been on press you know it can be an exhilarating experience, one that can drag on for days. Most of your time is spent in a windowless room checking e-mails while you wait for the next call from the press team a few doors down. The team at Senyor Estudi crafted a much better setting for their self-promotion, but something tells me they spent a bit more time than initially expected… 

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Client

Self-promotion


Quantity Produced

192


Production Cost


Production Time

1 month and a half

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

10 × 4 ×  in.


Page Count


Paper Stock

(third cardboard lining) / 300g


Number of Colors

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Orenga, by Jordi Embodas

 


Tinta de Verano - Solar Prints
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Project Description

Somewhere between printing without ink and photography without developing, solar imprints allow for direct projection onto any surface. “€œTinta de Verano” (Summer Ink) is a series of ecological post cards, naturally sunned due to over exposure to the sun, with rhythms of grilling out or the Macarena. It is a tribute to third cardboard lining — €”known as a check book cover — which had its glorious past in the last century and has passed into history. Due to its development with soft pulp and blown fibres, the dyes that colour it rapidly deteriorate giving way to tones typical of used pastels. A defect has become a plus thanks to this discarded myth.

Production Lesson(s)

This cardboard needs 5 to 8 hours of sun exposure to reach a good legibility.”

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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

August 18, 2016

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blogs we publish

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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.

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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.

UCllc News / Updates on what's going at the corporate level of UnderConsideration.


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