Alphabet Flash Cards

Each year Legion Paper and Flywheel Press team up to create a wonderful take-away to give to those who attend the National Stationery Show in New York City. From the concept to the collaboration of many talented designers involved, this year’s gift entitled “S is for Stationery” is truly inspired.

The collection contains 26 A2-sized cards – each one featuring a different letter of the alphabet. With only the finished size and a specific letter as a requirement, the designers had the freedom to create a card that reflected his or her work and persona. The result is a paper-and-ink-lover’s dream. Processes included foil stamping, letterpress and digital printing.

Paper selections were staggeringly, swoon-inducingly varied: Coventry Rag Vellum, Factory Yellow Colorplan, Reich Savoy, Lanaquarelle, Curious Matter, Mohawk Via Vellum, Legion Bamboo, Somerset Satin, Kochi Natural, Revere Silk, Arches Watercolor, Plike, 4-ply Rising Museum Board, Gruppo Cordenons Wild, Mohawk Options, Arturo, Reich Shine, Yupo Translucent, and Crane’s Lettra … to name a few.

Design & Printer Credits: A. Favorite Design, Albertine Press, Anemone Letterpress, Belle&Union Co., Blackbird Letterpress, Farewell Paperie, Flywheel Press, Gilah Press + Design, Haute Papier, Lady Pilot Letterpress, Life is Funny Press, Maginating, May Day Studio, Old Tom Foolery, Page Stationery, Paisley Tree Press, Paper Boat Studios, Pepper Press, Pistachio Press, Power and Light Press, Sapling Press, Starshaped Press, Sugarcube Press, The Nic Studio, Tradeshow Bootcamp.

Papers: Revere Silk, Somerset Satin, Colorplan, Folio, Pescia, Crane’s Lettra, WILD, Yupo, Reich Shine, Reich Savoy, Sorbet Duplex, Arches Watercolor, Arturo, Saunders, Bockingford CP, Rising Museum Board, Artistico HP, Kochi, Coventry Rag, Plike, Legion Bamboo, Curious Matter Goya, Stonehenge, Lanaquarelle CP, Legion Bamboo Digital, Mohawk Options.

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Project Details

Title Alphabet Flash Cards Client National Stationery Show Date April/May 2014 Design Various (see above) Print Various (see above) Paper Various (see above)

Production Details

Dimensions 26 cards of A2 Print Quantity 800 Production Time 2 months Printing Method Letterpress, foil stamp, digital


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