Metal business cards with an articulated hand


Typographer and designer Aehrich O'Dubhchon, who designed those beautiful title cards for our John Hodgman "Spamasterpiece Theater" videos, created some amazing business cards with articulated hands. WANT!

The photographer and craftsman Todd Schellinger asked me to design some metal business cards for his studio Hand + Eye. He gave me pretty broad creative license, asking only that it speak to the tradition of craftsmanship that he brings to each job.

Designing for metal presents many challenges and opportunities. I knew from the start that I wanted to make something that would transform from one state of being to another. What I ended up producing was a semi-articulted metal hand that could hold onto an envelope or an invoice.

Hand + Eye, A Metal Card (blackhoundblue.com)
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