Printed construction papers are set to release Nov. 2nd! All pre-orders will receive a free copy of our digital edition, which will be downloadable Oct. 8th.
This 32 page limited edition printed version of the guide features workbook style abridged content including illustrations, instructions, side notes, and even interactive portions! See other designers' success with the books through our hashtags, comment, compliment, and construct with others.
Our first Construction Papers release! (Limited Edition Printed Version! only 250 copies!) Merit: A Guide to Making Better Badges. This guide focuses on designing pieces that echo old "state" logos, most popular in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. Even though the roots of badges lie in the past, Merit covers all uses for badges- badges of merit, badges of honor, seals, emblems, and just straight shaped goodness.
In the course you'll learn:
How to transfer sketches to vector artwork.
How to get the math right when designing logos and working with shape.
How to iterate quickly, and use non-destructive workflows in adobe illustrator.
How to work with text on paths more effectively, and work with block grid laying to speed yourself up when designing.
How to craft Custom text, and edit anchors and paths to fit your shapes both manually, and in automation.
ABOUT THE BOOKS
These puppies are offset print by the good folks ScoutBooks in Portland, Oregon. You won’t find any digital, toner, or ink-jet printing here – just high quality offset printing goodness with every book.
Every book is made from 100% recycled paper milled in the Pacific Northwest and printed with vegetable-based inks.
All the pertinents:
3.5in x 5in
Cover Stock: 100% Recycled Chipboard, 18pt. Kraft
Interior Stock: 100% Recycled Text, 70# White
High Quality Offset Printing with Vegetable-Based Inks
Saddle Stitched (exactly two wire stitches)
Two Rounded Corners: .25in Radius
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