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IBM Magazine: All Things X - Volume 2 - Spaces

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Production Method

Offset

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Design

IBM Design

Adam Lehman, Patrick Lowden, Randy Gregory II, Sofia Gutierrez, Evan Maeda, Jenny Chang-Chen Sanchez, Lindsay Bongo, Mitch Atkin, Greg Storey, Drew Smith, Betty Quinn, Ondrej Homola, Teodor Georgiev, Sofia Gutierrez, Carly Stevens, Julia Swearer

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Printing

Via Tech

I was pleasantly surprised last weekend when the doorbell rang and this magazine was hand delivered by one of the team members straight into my hand; later that night I had a chance to review it while sniffing the fresh ink that only designers are drawn to. While visually eclectic it all comes together the more you understand the source, the concept, and how it serves as a playground for a great group of people. 

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Client

IBM


Quantity Produced

1,200


Production Cost

$9,800


Production Time

3 months including Design

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

8 × 10 in.


Page Count

186


Paper Stock

Paper is Finch Opaque 100# cover and Finch Opaque 70# Body


Number of Colors

CMYK

Varnishes


Binding

Perfect bound


Typography

Open to all except Helvetica. Helvetica is used everywhere else in IBM so that's the number one rule.

 


IBM Magazine: <em>All Things X</em> - Volume 2 - <em>Spaces</em>
IBM Magazine: <em>All Things X</em> - Volume 2 - <em>Spaces</em>
IBM Magazine: <em>All Things X</em> - Volume 2 - <em>Spaces</em>
IBM Magazine: <em>All Things X</em> - Volume 2 - <em>Spaces</em>
IBM Magazine: <em>All Things X</em> - Volume 2 - <em>Spaces</em>
IBM Magazine: <em>All Things X</em> - Volume 2 - <em>Spaces</em>
IBM Magazine: <em>All Things X</em> - Volume 2 - <em>Spaces</em>
IBM Magazine: <em>All Things X</em> - Volume 2 - <em>Spaces</em>
IBM Magazine: <em>All Things X</em> - Volume 2 - <em>Spaces</em>
IBM Magazine: <em>All Things X</em> - Volume 2 - <em>Spaces</em>
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Project Description

The purpose of All Things X is to serve as an internal Culture magazine for IBM Studios around the world. The magazine focuses on the human centered emotion of IBMers and outside designers alike, trying to shed light on big ideas and lesser known mindsets of Creative people around the world.

The magazine is meant to feel like a slew of individual, culture driven stories. Each taking on their own voice and tone to match the emotion of the article itself, letting the viewer start to feel a spark of the intent before reading the words to feel.

Production Lesson(s)

We were actually on a tight time crunch to get this issue out, and when we received out quote back from our previous printer they had increased the prices by 721%. When we tried to reason with them and ask why they simply said "That is the price, we are sorry." So begin frantic mode and trying to find a new printer. Luckily a colleague of ours had a contact at a print facility in Georgia and once on the phone with them the relationship flourished naturally. Lesson learned: Be as good of friends with any and all printers you ever come across, you will need something in a pinch one day and you are at their mercy—€”on timing and price. ”

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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

January 27, 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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FPO is run with Six Apart’s MovableType

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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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