Weekly Paper Inspiration

Saad Branding + Design Identity

If your studio’s core business is strategic brand management, and you want to convey creativity and innovation, then you better make an impression – and a strong one – with your own identity. The suite for saadbranding+design’s own rebranding does precisely that with boldness and drama. More »

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IN THE DESIGN STUDIO: Digital Gold Ink

In a little over a year, digital gold ink has gone from a rumored-but-unseen promise to arguably the most important new development to hit the print design world in a decade. In this PaperSpecs and Neenah video, Tom Ingalls and Kseniya Makarova of Ingalls Design take you on a detailed tour of how they created the dazzling Golden State Postcard …

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MCA Luminocity Gala Invite 2014

Step right up! With extraordinary paper engineering, distinctive fine art illustrations, show-stopping fluorescent orange ink, and expert attention to detail, EBD has done it again – created a keepsake invitation for Denver’s Museum of Contemporary Art annual fundraising gala.

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Grotefeld Hoffman Sales and Marketing Kit

Bridging the distance between a client’s initial experience with a company (often online these days) and that first face-to-face meeting can be challenging. That’s where printed marketing kits play a critical role. Faust Ltd. has executed this suite of materials in an unprecedented way (for a law firm), and it works …

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Origami Calendar

Shlomi Kramer, a designer for HP’s Indigo division, has a personal passion for raised ink, and the result on this 2014 calendar is a flight of design imagination that set my heart wings to fluttering.

Using the theme of an origami bird, Kramer designed stunning illustrations – flocks coming together to form beautiful shapes in bright colors: flower, pagoda, sphere, leaf, …

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Motion Silhouette

What B. J. Novak accomplished in his recently published “The Book with No Pictures,” Tatsuhiko Niijima and Megumi Kajiwara have done in their book with no words. “Motion Silhouette” is an exquisitely handcrafted piece that turns the notion of a traditional printed book on its head to become a performance piece.

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