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Rotary Club of Fairlawn

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Production Cost

Production Time

1 month

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

4.5" x 6.25"

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Paper Stock

Domtar Cougar, Smooth, White, 80 lb Cover

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Saddle Stiched


Futura Demi
Berthold Script


Peek-a-boo, I see every designer’s secret pass-phrase. No, it’s not ‘vodka martini’. It’s playing card illustrations! Haven’t we all, at some point, wanted to or drawn our own version of the ubiquitous kings and queens? Kleidon plays a winning hand with their dapper spin on a classic theme in this enticing fundraiser invite.

With a speakeasy theme, all inspiration came from the Prohibition Era and 1920s design. This can be seen immediately with the front cover imitating a speakeasy door and then 1920s slang and type treatments littered throughout the piece. To integrate the casino aspect, gambling terms, colors, and illustrations were introduced. Marrying the two components came easily with the gangster king and the flapper queen illustrations.

Rotary Club Charity Casino Invitation ---
Rotary Club Charity Casino Invitation ---
Rotary Club Charity Casino Invitation


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Rotary Club Charity Casino Invitation


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Creative Director: Tim Klinger
Designer: Rosella Groves



This post was published in the original layout of FPO so all images are smaller. Project descriptions as well as production lessons are quoted in the main content area.

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Kelly Cree

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Kelly Cree

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Date Published

October 27, 2011


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