A collection of greeting cards, personal invitations, and announcement cards that have been either made by hand or produced with the most avant-garde computer- design techniques. Nine seconds is the current estimate of the amount of time that it takes to captivate the eye. In our information-saturated world, in which email has monopolized personal communication, handmade greeting cards, personal invitations, and announcement cards offer an element of exclusive value and a unique charm, bringing together imagination, real texture, and a wide variety of design techniques. This publication focuses on the latest creative card designs produced by innovative design studios and artists throughout the world. The ideas showcased in its three hundred pages range from handmade cards that elude conventional printing processes to the most avant-garde computer-designed offerings. The book shows the creative processes and techniques used in each project and analyses the key elements of their success. This book is a great source of inspiration for those eager to break boundaries and go one step further with their creativity and imagination. AUTHOR: Marta Serrats is a journalist based in Barcelona. She holds a Journalism degree from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Information and Communication Science Faculty and is specialised architecture and design issues. SELLING POINTS: Unusual and cutting-edge creative cards by innovative design studios and artists. An unparalleled showcase of three hundred pages of examples by designers from all over the world. A source of inspiration for designers and card lovers alike.
Number of Pages: 160
Edition: 2nd ed.
Publication Date: 8 Jul 2019
Publication City, Country: Barcelona, Spain
Dimensions (cm): 22.9(H) x 20.3(L)
Author BiographyMarta Serrats is a journalist based in Barcelona. She holds a Journalism degree from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Information and Communication Science Faculty and is specialized architecture and design issues. She is the press manager of the Official Interior Architects Chamber of Barcelona and the author of several books on architecture, art and design and has lectured on "Design of Interior Space: Private Perimetres".