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For those of you that may read design*sponge I’m sure you’ve seen the Sideways Shop’s recovered furniture that Grace occasionally posts about. So you can hardly imagine my excitement when the gals from Sideways shop contacted me to help the design and letterpress print their business cards. They came to me with a photo of a chair and I re-created a simplified version. We then explored different patten on the fabric as well as contrasting colors and typography. In the end this was a really fun job to print and design. That patten creates the coolest pillow effect in the chair. From Lea: Adrienne – Thanks so much for all your hard work on these cards. We really love them and think that they make the perfect statement for our business. Maybe your readers want to check us out and see for …

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These business card design proofs were done for a photographer duo in California who have a great eye and make for an amazing husband/wife team. Emma and Alfred Salom of Alfred Salom Photography came to me with their logo wanting to obviously explore letterpress business cards and some concept of the birds taking flight on their card. They were going with minimal design, small logo and something that would really stand the test of time. After going over some blind impression options with the printing, they decided to punch the color and do a grey/citron green color combo to harmonize with their current branding and website. Check back soon for RII and the final printed piece!

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This is option 2 for Nicole and Chris, option 1 first shown here. This invitation design came about because Chris wanted to see how we could make a typographic invitation with flourishes work. Here’s an alternate layout with some calligraphic examples of flourish and border that was popular during the time-period. Layout is non-traditional in that there are large and small variations of the border, however typography is kept simple and centered on a horizontal format.

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