When graphic and type designer Andrew Byrom decided it was time for a new desk, he thought of a rather novel way to recycle the old one…
“The [veneered chip board top of the] old desk (shown above) was cut into 3.5 x 2 inch blocks,” explains Byrom, “then the text, set in my newest typeface Byrom Sans, was silk-screened onto each block in white ink.”
OK, so these business “cards” won’t fit in your wallet, but the chances are they’ll sit on recipients’ desks more prominently than any other contact cards.
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