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26
February
2015

Contrabrand and other playing cards

posted in Shop updates | Print | Packaging | Objects & shopping  at 11.00 PM from Arcadie . Méjannes-lès-Alès (near Alès / Nîmes / Uzès) / France listening Radiohead

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

While I worked on the letterpress calendar with Joe White last year, he told me he was designing playing cards deck... The result is just amazing ! When I heard it was released I want to have one for me, but also want to propose it to you ! So it is now available in the shop ! I am still waiting for them, but I an wait to propose them to you !

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Every single playing card within the Contraband deck was designed from scratch - even the Aces, Jokers, and court cards display attention to detail never before achieved. Over a year in the making - and every minute of it is visible in the final design.

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Printed by Studio on fire, the box is three foil stamping colors plus an emboss ! Some nice "behind the scene" images shared on their instagram...

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Contrabrand playing decks via www.mr-cup.com

 

Get this deck in the new "playing cards" section of the shop !

 

And I also get you some more of amazing playing cards including this Artisan Luxury Edition Set contains four decks sealed inside of a laser etched, wood engraved box !

 

artisans box playing cards deck via www.mr-cup.com

 

artisans box playing cards deck via www.mr-cup.com

 

artisans box playing cards deck via www.mr-cup.com

 

and more playings cards also available in the shop !

 

artisans box playing cards deck via www.mr-cup.com

 

Monarch playing cards deck via www.mr-cup.com

 

Monarch playing cards deck via www.mr-cup.com

 

Visit the playing cards section of the shop.

 

30
January
2015

1800's tales & wood letters

posted in Shop updates | Objects & shopping | Vintage  at 9.17 AM from Home ! Maruéjols Les Gardons (near Alès / Nîmes / Uzès) listening Benjamin Clementine

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I have these beautiful pages for some months and I finally decided to sell them... what I like is to find things, I can not keep everything ! These are original vintage page of "Fables d'Esope", a collection of tales, and as it states "Dedicated to Bonaparte" on the first page so I guess it is dated from early 1800's. I found these in a second hand market, and the quality of the print is amazing, as well as the drawings. Perfect to be framed.

 

I have put 6 for sale in the found section of the shop, only one of each available of course. And they are 20% off as winter sale offer is still running...

 

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Yeaterday, I put some more wood letters in the wood section of the shop ! These have black front... They are available here.

 

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I also have the full wood ones !

 

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Thanks for support !

18
January
2015

Sardina lomography camera by Montserrat Llaurado

posted in Objects & shopping  at 12.41 AM from Paris / France

Montserra Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

 

Love these camera design by Montserrat Llaurado while she was art director for lomography.

 

Montserrat Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

Montserrat Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

Montserrat Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

Montserrat Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

Montserrat Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

Montserrat Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

 

Montserrat Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

Montserrat Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

Montserrat Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

Montserrat Llaurado lomography via www.mr-cup.com

www.montserratllaurado.com

 

31
December
2014

The 2015 letterpress calendar . Making of

posted in Shop updates | Print | Objects & shopping  at 11.00 PM from Arcadie . Méjannes-lès-Alès (near Alès / Nîmes / Uzès) / France

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

The calendars are now ready and I am so pleased by the result. The front cover designed by Joe White is full of details that sublime the letterpress printing process. We finalize it last week with Studio Pression and I visit him to print the glow in the dark front cover, that works even better than what we expect !

Printing the blue cover

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

Printing the glow in the dark cover and inside pages

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

Final deluxe editions with the painted edges

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

2015 letterpress calendar making of by www.mr-cup.com

 

Thanks a lot to all the preorders, that all have been sent last friday. You should have your soon and in time for christmas ! I have numbered them as soon as I get them !

All coming orders are now sent on a day to day basis so still some days for christmas present ! Still some copies of the glow in the dark and painted edges edition (both limited at 100 copies) but order yours before it gone !

 

More pictures soon of the final products ! Get yours at www.mr-cup.com/shop/created/letterpress.html

 

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Latest comments

Gareth

Gareth

29. January, 2015 |

Excellent work! However, I think the B.O.I.D project dragon is too similar to the Wales national dragon, even the gold coins look...

Sean

Sean

24. January, 2015 |

Very nice signage!

Israel

Israel

17. December, 2014 |

Este calendario es UNA OBRA MAESTRA

Poirier

Poirier

17. November, 2014 |

Cet type est incroyable !

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