Author Archives: annliualc

Thinking without Thinking Final Cover

The final Thinking without Thinking cover has been printed. John Hopkins Press was incredibly open about what they wanted for the cover, so I gave them a few options to pick from. After a bit of back and forth on … Continue reading

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Letterpress Printing

Kyle made this awesome animated gif of me printing at his shop Baltimore Print Studios!  (gif made using the free Jittergram app) Stay tuned for the a preview of what I was printing…

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File Prep and Proofing

I’ve been working with Erin to get her invitation suite custom printed through paper source. The top three are digital mockups, and the bottom two were the initial postcards we designed (and printed through I adore Paper Source. I … Continue reading

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Tree Love

  Another design for an upcoming wedding. This is a digital Save the Date they’ll be sending via email.  I hand illustrated the branches then translated using the pen tool in illustrator. I did the tree illustration in Illustrator as well. … Continue reading

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No “BOB”

I’ve been designing a lot of wedding invitation suites lately, and the latest are for Bobbie and Ben who have expressed that they’d like a monogram that doesn’t read as “BOB”. Above are inital sketches the bride wanted to see. … Continue reading

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Designing about Thinking

I’ve been working on the cover for a book titled, Thinking without Thinking in the Victorian Novel. I spent the morning reading and researching around victorian designs, arts and crafts movement and looking at typefaces created during the Victorian era. The … Continue reading

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New Review: A History of Graphic Design for Rainy Days

My newest from The Designer’s Review of Books is up! (also posted below) Who can resist a book that provides a paper doll of Saul Bass? Jam-packed, whirlwind, and charming are the three best words to describe A History of Graphic … Continue reading

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Erin + Chris

I designed and illustrated a Save the Date for friends, Erin and Chris. It’s based off their concept that they’ve lived and traveled all over the country together. They also wanted a play off the phrase “Meet Me in St. … Continue reading

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Hello, DC!

Veering into peach/soft yellow tones now!

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Always Enjoy

Using the Coke “C” and all of it’s little turns, twists and overlaps as part of my UNIQLO Coca-Cola Grand Prix 2012 Submission. Also, how awesome is this South Africa Folk Art Bottle? I found it while browsing the Heritage … Continue reading

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