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Woestwerk Business Card


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Frank Duijnisveld, Woestwerk



Andre Pessel

Blending printing techniques is hard enough, but the folks at Woestwerk stepped up the challenge by doing so in a small space. The business card. Using die-cut, letterpress, and duplexing they manage to create a beautiful card that brings all the elements together very nicely. 




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Production Cost

Production Time

4 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

3.3 × 2 × 0.03 in.

Page Count

Paper Stock

GFSmith / Colorplan / Citrine / 350 gr/m2
GFSmith / Colorplan / Bitter Chocolat with Buckram Embossing / 350 gr/m2

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Project Description

Our goal was to create a card that is both elegant and rough, in dark brown and yellow. A card that shows paper structure and layers, it had to show craft and design.

Production Lesson(s)

Because we used two techniques together it was important that everything would fit together properly after printing. Especially letterpress has much influence on the shape of the paper. To make everything fit together properly much more thinking and measuring was needed than we had previously expected.”

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

August 2, 2013


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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 Bloomington, IN. More…

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