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Lead Image

Fum Fum Fum Christmas Cards

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Production Method

Laser-Cut

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Design

Senyor Estudi

Design: Lluí­s Serra
Production: Mireia Sais
Photography: Roger Lleixa 

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Printing

Polimer Técnic

Blending folklore and scorching die-cuts? Why not! Such is the case for this holiday card that spells smoke, delivers smoke remains, and even smells of smoke.  

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Client

Self-promotion


Quantity Produced

300


Production Cost


Production Time

2 hours

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

4 × 6 in.


Page Count


Paper Stock

Cyclus / 350gr
kraft / 350gr
Offset / 350gr


Number of Colors

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Orenga by Jordi Embodas

 


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Project Description

“€˜Fum fum fum”€™ means smoke signals in catalan folklore. The three wise men, bags of coal, the shepherds sitting around the fire, a pot of stew simmering on the fire, carols, the Christmas season is full of references to fire and smoke, the warmth that comes from spending time with the family. What could be better than sending season’s greetings to our friends and customers in the best way we know how, with a smokescreen? With some visibly burnt cards that smell of smoke and leave dirty marks like coal. By overexposing the card to the laser cutter, a production defect is transformed into a virtue.

Production Lesson(s)

A new discovery for us. Each paper has its own scorched aroma. ”

Post Author

Author Picture

Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

January 17, 2017

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FPO (For Print Only), is a division of UnderConsideration, celebrating the reality that print is not dead by showcasing the most compelling printed projects.

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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.


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