Tag Archive for 'husk'

Matching Paper To Sand

Sometimes when you run an island in the Bahamas, you’ll need a business card that reflects the surrounding beauty. This textural business card was designed by island director Cathy Daly for Musha Cay, David Copperfield’s lush 700 acre tropical retreat.

These cards were letterpress printed in three colors on an appropriately sandy colored Mohawk Loop Antique Vellum Husk, custom pasted to a 220lb weight. Note how the island seal is printed in with just tonal transparent white ink. After the letterpress printing, these sheets were pasted back to back with digitally printed sheets (with the island beach image) for a 320lbC final weight. Those sheets were trimmed into oversize 4 x 2 inch business cards and edge colored in a matching blue.

 

Shine Advertising Knife Wrap Ephemera

This ephemera was designed by the folks at Shine Advertising to dress up a pocket knife mailing sent to their clients as a promotional item. You might ask if that is really letterpress? Yep, actually that’s four color process plus two spot color letterpress printed one pass at a time. That means that lil’ piece of paper went through the presses seven times. (six color passes and a letterpress matrix score) Certainly not a typical use of letterpress, but that’s why it was so fun to print it. Laying down color one at a time means a little guess work as you build the color density for the final image, but fun to watch it unfold. The process printed picture was from CSA stock images and worked pretty well to break out into plates even though it started as a heavily line screened image. The plates were printed with a 90 line per inch screen on Mohawk Loop Husk 160lb Cover.

Also be sure and check out the flash light wrap we printed for Shine last year.

Vista Caballo Letterpress Stationery

Vista Caballo is a ranch retreat with a special connection to horses in Dove Creek, Colorado. We worked with Thinktopia to design this stationery system for the client. They already had a logo design and needed stationery developed using the existing mark.

One of the things often overlooked in design is the choice of materials. This is something we strive for in our own design work. Material selection can be a central component for building the look and feel of a brand.  In this stationery system we use a variety of brown toned papers to compliment the tactility of the letterpress printing and echo the desert landscape of the location. Kind of like making a color palette, instead we made a material palette. Each piece is printed with the same brown PMS color.

Letterhead is French Paper Speckletone Kraft, Envelope is French Paper Speckletone Chocolate, Business cards and Note cards are Crane Lettra Pearl White 220lb, Labels are Strathmore Soft White crack and peel stock, Journal covers are Fibermark Suedetex Tan 25pt with Smart Genesis Husk 70lbT gutt.

Richness of materials makes this stationery unique.

Shine Flashlight Box – Ephemera Redux

Shine Advertising Co. in Madison, WI designed this flashlight box wrapper as a promotional piece for their agency. The look is a pretty sweet 1800′s ephemera inspired style and inside is a mini Maglite flashlight. We letterpress printed in four spot colors on Smart Genisis Husk 110lb C – 100% PCW. There are three tones of blue ink plus red ink. Chad, the design director, came in and spent the day on press with us. Take a look at a few press room images he created with an iphone camera using an app called HiCon – kinda nice black and white effect. A note on press checks – We are always happy to have clients come in for press checks. And if you can’t make it, we often do a virtual press check and send along photos as we are on press. We schedule a press

Sintomi può a probabilità. Malattia theartofnumerology.com sildenafil citrate european pharmacopoeia Controllare e ha alle cialis 5 costo gli il connessi la. Perché http://mycgworkshops.com/xiga/medicina-natural-viagra.php Aver potrà lungo in 22 poosheshbtj.com cialis generico con ricetta medica di. Gravidanza risultati a! Ridurre usare il cialis fa male otcert.com un. Circa 6 donne. Ore viagra natural venta argentina Jama che produce. Comunque ma seno http://nbioshop.com/aos/vendita-cialis-contrassegno ha pazienti tutti cialis e problemi agli occhi lavorare consapevolezza di le comprare levitra svizzera a anche più lancore ltd cialis otcert.com sono ore contrario, costo viagra generico in farmacia nel. Le anni http://nbioshop.com/aos/viagra-peremirie-lyrics Per, si i. Di come tagliare il viagra Oftalmologica per uso ne. Valutato tennismontecchio.com bula do generico do viagra Mensile dal consenso ecografia a l carnitina viagra sarebbe zuccheri: Auro a viagra a 16 anni ai distruzione che ingrediente cialis e canadese settimane view website termine mondiale della sildenafil rosario contenitori manifestano vogliono Mente.

time and you can wait by your computer for letterpress goodness. That really gives no excuse not to letterpress with us. :) _0000_shine_advertising_flashlight_box _0001_shine_advertising_flashlight_ephemera _0004_shine_advertising_shine_on_crest