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For a long time I have questioned the value of paper coasters, often left aside at bars or torn to pieces by anxious hands—I guess that is a good use. Yet these coasters, that provide ample entertainment, catch my attention in their design, content, and especially the small details they managed to silkscreen. 




Quantity Produced

200 (50 of each design)

Production Cost


Production Time

3.5 weeks 

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

4 × 4 ×  in.

Page Count

Paper Stock

Pulp Board

Number of Colors





Hoefler Text
Craw Modern

This piece is available for purchase for $14.00

Fortune Teller Coasters
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Fortune Teller Coasters
Fortune Teller Coasters
Fortune Teller Coasters
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Project Description

For our second annual new year promotion we decided to stick to a set of silkscreened coasters. This year we created a series of fortune teller coasters, which will not only hold your drink, but also give you a fun way to pass the time. Each coaster provides predictions for a different aspect of your life: Love, Happiness, Career and Adventure. Give each one a spin to see what positive prediction is bestowed upon you for the coming year.

Production Lesson(s)

With silkscreen it's important to be mindful of thicks and thins, especially when it comes to type at small sizes. Having a printer to rely on that will both guide you in the right direction and push the boundaries of the process will ensure the best possible outcome.”

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

May 15, 2013


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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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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 Bloomington, IN. 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.


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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