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Debbie Millman at AIforGA Poster


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Poster: Debbie Millman



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When I saw Debbie’s artwork I knew it would be perfect for printing on mirror paper as it had heavy ink coverage but lots of gaps where you could see your reflection. It’s a metaphor for “having to work hard to find your own awesomeness” or it’s just a piece of reflecting paper with the word “awesome” on it a bunch of times. Either way, it’s one of the coolest production tricks we’ve pulled with this poster series so we are pretty happy with it. You can buy a copy here



Austin Initiative for Graphic Awesomeness

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Production Cost

Sponsored printing

Production Time

3 days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

18 × 24 in

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Paper Stock

Mohawk / Chromolux / Magic Chrome / 11.2pt

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This piece is available for purchase for $16

Debbie Millman at AIforGA Poster
Debbie Millman at AIforGA Poster
Debbie Millman at AIforGA Poster
Debbie Millman at AIforGA Poster
Debbie Millman at AIforGA Poster
Debbie Millman at AIforGA Poster

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Project Description

Commemorative poster designed on the occasion of Debbie Millman speaking at the Austin Initiative of Graphic Awesomeness on October 15, 2014. Speakers are invited to design the poster in whatever way they choose as long as it says "Awesome" somewhere.

Production Lesson(s)

Mohawk's Chromolux is cheaper than Kromekote's equivalent. The sample in Mohawk's little swatchbook looked a little mottled but the effect is pretty much gone in the actual sheet.”

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Armin Vit

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

October 21, 2014


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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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