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2013 Carnevale Calendar


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Design: Megan Sullivan
Photography: Natalie Nicole



Multi Packaging Solutions (Box) and Custom Printing (Cards)

I like a calendar that it neither cute nor funny, a calendar that steers away from full-on stereotypes, a calendar that keeps it simple, yet interesting. A calendar… like this one. 



Carnevale (Self-Promotion)

Quantity Produced


Production Cost

Production Time

3 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

5.5 in × 8 × .25 in.

Page Count

13 Cards + Box/Stand

Paper Stock

French Paper / Muscletone/Poptone / Whipped Cream/Blu Raspberry / 140C/100C

Number of Colors

Box: 1
Cards: 2




Box: Eames Century Modern
Cards: Eames Century Modern and Brandon Grotesque


2013 Carnevale Calendar
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Project Description

My employer (Carnevale) wanted to create a fun, memorable and lasting holiday gift for our clients and friends. We decided on a calendar because it has longevity and can encompass a wide range of design skills. Now that we also have it available in our Etsy shop we hope it is something that everyone can get a chance to enjoy.

Production Lesson(s)

The biggest lesson I learned while creating this calendar was trying to get the box/stand to work properly. We tried multiple versions of the stand as well as the die-cut front before landing on this build. All of the hard work paid off in the end. I can't thank our printers enough!”

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

March 8, 2013


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