Inspired by Sweden’s breathtaking landscapes, Iggesund’s holiday greeting and its Invercote G shine bright. Papersmyths (Bristol, United Kingdom) pulled out all the design stops in printing and hand finishing this surprising, dimensional pop-up card.
The all-white cover and its laser-cut forest set a serene stage. Open the gatefold to reveal a nighttime silhouette in five levels – each intricately laser-cut – depicting a home tucked on the edge of the woods in the foreground that overlooks the beautiful skyline of Stockholm in mid- and background.
Thanks to the holographic foil on the background layer, the night sky sparkles and dances with stars and the Northern Lights over the charming architecture of the city. The season’s wishes written across the bottom in several languages glows too in silver foil. Star shapes done with spot varnish add another subtle element of interest.
Not to be overlooked is this special detail – taking the care and time to diecut the edge of the ribbon on the envelope’s tuck flap.
About the PaperSpecs Gallery
We’ve created a curated space where design, paper and printing excellence are celebrated and made very visible – for those who love the medium of paper. For those who want a little inspiration. For those who may be your next clients.
What’s in it for you?
As well as receiving exposure for your work (and the admiration of your peers), a feature video about your project might appear on the PaperSpecs website.
Go on, Show us What You’ve Got
Those selected to appear in the PaperSpecs Gallery will be notified by e-mail. Not all entries will be selected for inclusion. We’re looking for those printed pieces that are truly inspirational in terms of creative and appropriate use of paper, and excellence in design and printing.
We can’t wait to see what you’re capable of!