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brackish cards + tags

Imagine a brass tags on a machine.
Imagine trying to emulate that with a letterpress printed business card on kraft paper.

This is what Brackish, a Seattle-based furniture company, wanted. Andy knew exactly what he wanted for his first Unique LA show. Laura Horon created the business card design and it did the pressing, cutting and gole cutting for his cards and tags. They'll be a perfect fit for his amazing furniture pieces. We'll be keeping in touch for future pieces for the "haus."

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jay adores: business cards

I've been calling these cards the mint chip ice cream cards.
With chipboard on one side and a pistachio green on the other, it totally make sense, right? Maybe I needed something for my sweet tooth while printing these.

It was an pleasure to work with Jaymee again on her cards. We first met when she approached me to print her wedding invitations using the same pistachio green paper. It's one of my favorite invitations. Check them out here and the full package here on her site.

The specs:
Set 1: green with gold ink with duplexed chipboard with black ink
Set 2: chipboard double-sided with black ink

Check out Jaymee at JayAdores:
web: jayadores.com
instagram: instagram.com/jayadores
twitter: twitter.com/jayadores
facebook: facebook.com/JayAdoresDesignCo

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6 shades of business cards

This one was a fun one. This client came to me with a clear vision- he wanted his email address to take up the entire space of his business card. After refining and lots of kerning, I added the extra touch and suggested punching out the dots in his design.

It's clever, bold. memorable and, not to mention, economical. 

The Specs: 

  • chipboard paper and black illustration board
  • 3mm hole punched
  • dark grey ink (some shown with blind deboss)
  • 6 variations
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