Making your bakery stand out in New York City is tough, even if you’ve been serving up the best rugelach – a croissant-like Jewish pastry – for years. Fortunately for Lee Lee’s Bakery, DataGraphic crafted a logo and packaging that deftly capture what’s made it one of the most beloved institutions in Harlem for decades – the personality of its founder, Alvin Lee Smalls.
Offset or litho, for short, is the most common printing method whereby the inked design is transferred from the printing plate to a rubber blanket and then onto the paper. Digital printing is ideal for short runs. Designs are printed directly onto a variety of substrates using electroink technology. This digital ‘ink’ does not require additional drying time like conventional offset printing, allowing for more rapid production and finishing.
A perfect bound keepsake for a perfect night. Project: The 2017 AIGA Awards Gala proved to be a night of sheer creativity as this year’s honorees shared heart-felt messages of inspiration and gratitude to a room filled with design’s top talent. The 94-page program book, designed by Andrea Hyde, boasted a 5-color PMS offset litho + micro […]
Over-the-top beauty requires suitable packaging. Project: With only 2 weeks lead time, DataGraphic was tapped to create this luxe presentation box suite for the David Yurman High Jewelry Collection launch. Wrapped in richly textured, silver Cialux cloth, the box covers are stamped with Kurz Alufin Satingloss foil to create a dimensional, reflective logo effect. Hidden magnetic closures provide the magic […]
Project: Co-founded by Alicia Keys, the Keep a Child Alive Foundation aims to realize the end of AIDS for children and families, by combating the physical, social and economic impacts of HIV. One of their major fundraising efforts is the annual, star-studded “Black Ball” gala, for which DataGraphic was tapped to produce a program book, menu […]
Diane von Furstenberg: Classic Elegance with a Hint of Foil Project: A simple yet sophisticated program booklet for an evening honoring an extraordinary woman. The 6th Annual DVF Awards sponsored by the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation. The booklet consisted of 4 pages digitally printed with an elegant gold foil DVF logotype on the front cover. Print: Digitally printed […]
Refreshed Identity for Function Engineering designed by Sagmeister & Walsh — Zero Tolerance; Exacting Register Project: Renowned for their precision and accuracy, Function Engineering chose DataGraphic to execute this very challenging print project. We had to ensure exacting alignment between our digitally printed sheets and Function’s iconic gear design, which was to be embossed. Because […]
Project: A series of perfect bound booklets. The books were produced in 12 different languages and distributed worldwide. Print: Foil Stamped and Digitally Printed. Cover stamped in white and black gloss foils. Perfect bound in an oblong orientation. Stock: Cover Curious Black Skin 144#. Interior pages Classic Crest Smooth Digital Text #100t Finishing: Foil Stamped, Bound […]
Charting the Course Ensemble: Detached wrap-around cover + unbound pages. Print: Digital printing made the client’s small production run affordable. The cover is laminated with matte film and wrapped over rigid book board to create a smooth, firm feel. Binding: Brass screw-posts allowed flexibility for content updates. In addition they also echoed JetBlue’s ‘nuts-and-bolts’ philosophy: utility with style. Photos: AKANYC