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Studio Post Office Stationery


Production Method

Rubber stamp



Studio Post Office

Matt Barnes
Kelly Scheurich




Studio Post Office takes a restrained, hand-crafted approach to their recent business card and stationery re-design by combining black-and-white digital printing with a rubber stamp and Speckletone French Paper. 




Quantity Produced

100 per

Production Cost


Production Time

1 week

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

Business Cards: 2 × 3.5 in.
Invoice / Stationary: 8.5 × 11 in.

Page Count

Paper Stock

Business Cards: French Paper / Speckletone / Old Green / 80lbs
Invoice, Stationary: French Paper / Speckletone / Old Green / 70lbs

Number of Colors





Hoefler Text
Brandon Grotesque


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Project Description

The thought of designing crafted goods by hand is important to us. With the evolution of technology, designers often use machines as a crutch. Periodically, we dissect our process and use a more traditional, hand-crafted approach.

We strayed from the typical route of choosing color swatches for the brand. For the studio it wasn't about the brightest colors, but the textural quality of the materials used. Hand embellished elements on each piece gives them character and individuality. When choosing which line of paper to use, we took into consideration how it would tie in with other design decisions. We loved the look of randomness in the Speckletone line, which coincides with print process, giving it a united end result.

Production Lesson(s)

Scheduling an appropriate amount of time to put the care into each item is important since there is a possibility these pieces are the first interaction with the studio's design.”

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

December 17, 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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