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Print Prologue Wall Planner


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A Civil Fox

Creative Direction & Design: Carissa Hempton
Copy Editing: Paul Hempton



Specialty Bindery and Printing

If not for work, this calendar is a great addition to the traveling household, or those who need a quick at-a-glance view of the entire year. Subtle in ways where it informs and guides the content, while taking a step back from the actual information that needs to be highlighted. 




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Production Time

2 weeks

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

24 × 36 in.

Page Count


Paper Stock

Cougar / Smooth / White  / 65 C

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Akzidenz Grotesk

This piece is available for purchase for $22

Print Prologue Wall Planner
Print Prologue Wall Planner
Print Prologue Wall Planner
Print Prologue Wall Planner

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Project Description

As a small business with multiple project timelines and milestones, we decided to design our ideal planning calendar. Some of our favorite details include: a full year view (organized quarterly); range of holidays and recognized occasions for reference; week days in black ink / weekends in gray ink; months with 31 days are easily distinguishable.

Production Lesson(s)

On the calendar the weekends are in gray and the week days are in black. In order to keep it as a one-color job, I initially typeset the weekends and their corresponding rule lines as a 50% screen of black. Then I considered that the rule lines are so thin, using a screen would cause the lines to appear dotted instead of solid. So we decided to change the screen to a spot color—€”PMS Cool Gray 9 at 100%. This was a little more costly, but produced the best quality result. ”

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

January 18, 2017


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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.

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