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Introducing an Interior Designer

September 20, 2015 | buchanandesign

This past summer, we had the pleasure of working with a new designer ready to pop in the interior design scene. It was important to capture what made her so unique. We saw her passion for combining the present and the past. Sifting through rough concepts of monograms, icons, and wordmarks, we found success in […]

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P is for Poster!

October 8, 2014 | buchanandesign

Our latest poster gallery showcases our love for type and illustration. The challenge was to take a letter from the alphabet and bring it to life through illustration. Have a favorite poster? Visit our Facebook page to vote by liking it.

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Soft Touch Aqueous & Spot Gloss UV

May 3, 2013 | buchanandesign

Just completed the invitation design for the UCSD Alumni Celebration black-tie event—this year’s theme is “Imagine More”. The selected concept begins with the simple words growing and expanding into a modern, organic pattern, creating an elegant and sophisticated invitation. We started by flooding the sheet with a solid hit of black. We wanted to emphasize […]

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Game On!

April 12, 2013 | buchanandesign

As we say goodbye to last year’s seasonal series, we switched it up this season to have fun with toys and games. Our graphic designers had fun representing their favorite one! We chose the brightest of color swatches: red (Pantone 1795), yellow (Pantone 109), blue (Pantone 3005), and green (Pantone 355). In honor of our […]

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AIGA Leadership Retreat: Salt Lake City

May 29, 2012 | buchanandesign

Just returned from a fantastic AIGA Leadership retreat in Salt Lake City, Utah. I’m always excited to visit a new city, primarily for the food, but also for the culture. Salt Lake City was expansive; it was friendly, it was historic, and it was a lot of fun. Most of the fun came from the variety […]

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Embossing & Debossing

August 16, 2011 | buchanandesign

Essentially the same thing, embossing raises the paper surface up and debossing pushes the paper surface down. The technique to use is based on the design and the feel you want to achieve. Both require a metal die that combined with heat and pressure will produce amazing results. The ultimate reason for using any of […]

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