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Lead Image

The Department Postcards

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Production Method

Offset

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Design

The Department

Richard Leighton

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Printing

Image Printing, San Francisco

This subdued, almost monochromatic postcard caught my attention through its use of color (or lack thereof) and imagery. Big news, shared simply and almost matter-of-factly, but not quite. 

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Client

Self-promotion


Quantity Produced

1,500


Production Cost

325.50


Production Time

1 week

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)


Page Count


Paper Stock

130DTC


Number of Colors

2

Varnishes

1


Binding


Typography

Akkurat

 


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Project Description

Promotional postcards announcing The Department studio launch in San Francisco, CA. The visual conveys the city's enduring spirit of welcoming new arrivals and unusual ideas to its culture and landscape. The Photograph was taken in Golden Gate Park.

Production Lesson(s)

I'm fortunate to work with a great printer on this piece and everything went as smooth as possible. ”

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

February 3, 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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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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