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23
September
2017

Holographic foil printed CD by Fundamental

posted in Print | Music & Movies  at 8.13 AM from Home (near Arles) / France listening Pearl Jam
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As I work on the next edition of the letterpress calendar I am exploring paper and printing technique. I wanted to use holographic foil printing but I guess the design of the cover won't look right with it. So we are more on a gold foil, but nothing is finalized yet. If you want to be sure to update on the launch of the calendar, subscribe to the newsletter here. This week I also update the www.mr-cup.com page that brings you to my 3 websites now: this blog for inspiration now at www.mrcup-blog.com, my work is now at www.mrcup-studio.com and the shop at www.mrcup-shop.com. It was important to separate the blog from my work.
 
Also, October will be crazy with Adobe Max coming in Las Vegas where I will be happy to attend invited by the Adobe France team ! This is amazing! I will also come back to Paris to visit some studios in early October and in Madrid at the end to do a talk! In the middle of that, we work on the new blog design! I will sleep after Christmas! 
 
Here comes a nice CD cover which uses the holographic foil printing for all these graphics elements by Hong Kong studio Fundamental. Enjoy.
 
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21
September
2017

Big Fernand by Violaine & Jeremy

posted in Identity  at 10.15 PM from Home (near Arles) / France
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Another inspiring project by Paris duo Violaine & Jeremy!
 
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15
September
2017
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The Kickstarter now ends it was crazy among the last 2 days to reach the target! I will come back with a dedicated post about it soon. During all the campaign I push back new post and so on I feel so late on posting new inspiring things ! 
 
Will restart from today with this album/band design by Pentagram, for the new album The National. In a world where our relation to music and album is upside down, promoting a new album must be done in a creative way! Here comes what happens when you bring a famous indie band with its so graphic involved record company 4AD to an even more famous design agency, Pentagram! The result is a cover design and promotional materials riffs on corporate branding. So many details, so much inspiring! And the album is very good too! So buy, the vinyl and listen to it streaming on your new iPhone! 
 
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05
September
2017

From the archives : 3D Embossed Business Cards !

posted in Print  at 7.31 AM from New Home ! Arles / France
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During all the LET'S IMPROVE MR CUP KICKSTARTER I will repost from the blog archives!
 
3D Embossed Business Cards by Jukebox via www.mr-cup.com
 
Wow ! 3D Embossed Business Cards by Jukebox print ! Do I need to add something ?
 
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