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Risography is a finicky technique that can be truly enhancing on the right project. This swatch book would be a very hand tool to have, showing you what kind of printing to expect while also inspiring you to test the limits of your risograph comfort by providing a few more visuals. 

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Self-promotion


Quantity Produced

200


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Mohawk / Via Vellum / Pure White / 100 C


Number of Colors

12

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Screw post


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This piece is available for purchase for $15


Risolve Studio 2017 Swatch Book
Risolve Studio 2017 Swatch Book
Risolve Studio 2017 Swatch Book
Risolve Studio 2017 Swatch Book
Risolve Studio 2017 Swatch Book
Risolve Studio 2017 Swatch Book
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Risolve Studio's 2017 Risograph Printing Swatch Book is a helpful tool for designers, artists, and businesses. Printed on heavy card stock, this swatch book is a fantastic reference for any future Riso printed project. The fluorescent Riso colors are impossible to show through a digital display, being able to see the colors in person is critical. This swatch book also functions as an overprint sampling. 8 of the most popular colors are overprinted at 50% to show the different color combinations that can be made through this technique.

Production Lesson(s)

The Riso prints one color at a time, producing a swatch book with 12 colors is very time consuming. When creating overprinting swatches that means running the same page through the printer multiple times. This can result in mis-registration and tire marks. The final outcome is definitely worth the time it takes. ”

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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

June 13, 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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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.

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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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