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Bijloke bier


For this beer label, I adapted my Peghole Fontstruct to hang from the top instead of standing on a baseline. A special J was needed too… The backdrop was done in Illustrator.

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idle hands…

… do the devil’s work. A quote from a Waylon Jennings song, proposed by Brendan Croker as a theme for the annual diary we co-design with Marc Vandepitte from Sintjoris printers. No lettering, this job, but my old love: printmaking, transposed to the desktop. Front and back cover are built of two spot colour plates in offset to be covered by a red thermo-sensitive layer in screenprinting. Just the warmth of your hands will make that last one become transparent and reveal what’s underneath. Hide and seek, touch and see…


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Some unfinished states of the two illustrations. I knew what I started from, not what the final image would look like. Curious how the printed result will work. A calculated risk?


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