Tag: gallery feature

From the Gallery: 2016 RGD In-house Design Awards Book

I spent the first 12 years of my career as a graphic designer, working in-house. During that time, I received countless invitations to in-house design contests that were branded in a way that didn’t appeal to me. The typical visuals were created by someone who hadn’t thoroughly researched the design process and what appeals to in-house designers. Common themes included something that alluded to...

From the Gallery: Chasing Speed

Many companies choose to immortalize an accomplishment in print, but today’s From the Gallery feature tells an organization's brand story in such an epic fashion that it makes our heart race. Chasing Speed, designed by J. Walter Thompson Canada, produced by Anstey Bookbinding and Exodus Graphics Corp. and printed on Cougar paper 80 lb. Text, Smooth finish, is incredibly well-concepted and...

Gallery Spotlight: EMERGENCE – Graphic Design Senior Exhibition

Sophisticated design, smart typography, restrained color palette, and a slight optical illusion—you might be surprised to learn that such a mature design comes from students. EMERGENCE, the theme for the 2015 Graphic Design Senior Exhibition at Sam Houston University, is no doubt a fitting title for such an event. As Professor Anthony Watkins (who’s work has also appeared in our Blueline...

From the Gallery: Canada’s National Ballet School’s Steamboat Gala Thank You Card

Playful and refined: those are two words that best describe the Canada’s National Ballet School’s Steamboat Gala Thank You Card. The design, techniques, and grommeted thank you wheel work together to add an elegant level of interactivity that the recipient can’t help but notice. And when it comes to high-end finishing, this piece pulls out all the stops. ...

From the Gallery: Suttle-Straus Holiday Card

If you’re a regular reader of The Blueline Blog, you already know how much we love unique folds here at Domtar. When we first spotted today’s From the Gallery feature, and it was love at first sight. This circular tulip fold holiday card from Suttle-Straus is definitely a printed piece that commands attention. ...

From the Gallery: Maine College of Art Viewbook

Today's featured submission to the Blueline Gallery is the Maine College of Art and Design Viewbook. Featuring vivid color, elegant graphic design, and a soft touch aqueous on the cover with clear flat stamp and registered emboss, this lovely printed piece embodies the energy and creative spirit of the institution it represents. ...