[ubuntu-uk] Wanted: artists input on papercdcase.
aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Sat Mar 17 15:22:31 GMT 2007
Nicholas Butler wrote:
> For a while now I have been wondering how we can create good quality CD
> cases without the inherent ( potential waste ) of creating the current
> Cardboard flyer/folders and with a mechnism to allow us to create new
> content for the cover ( including such wondeful things as local
> Ubuntu/Lug contacts ). I am taking a leaf from such classics as
> PaperCDcase ( http://www.papercdcase.com/ ) and the example video from
> the Digg article (
> ). I am not a designer of graphics and art but I can see a opportunity
> here to create a suitable which can be printed on two sides of good
> quality A4 paper and then folded to create the case . Since the artwork
> can be printed in small scale ( inket / colourlaser ) or large scale (
> PDC Copyprint ? ) and then folded as required it seems a better fit to
> answering the on going presentation requirements. So is there anyone
> here who can help ?
> Now yes I understand that this will require work to create the case,
> but not all things quick and cheap come are easy . I will open a page on
> the the wiki and post some thoughts on this as a project idea but I
> wanted to get this a ball rolling.
Good idea Nik
Could I make a plea for a design which is economical (not expensive)
For example, in a domestic printer, the colour cartridge is often a
single multicolour item. For example when the blue runs out, the whole
thing is dead. (Unless special action is taken). So a balanced
multicolour design would get best use from domestic cartridges. Use of
colour in modest contrast also would be economical.
Having said that - how much are A4 colour photocopies now? Is it
possible to base something on a diy folded colour A4 sheet?
It would be significant to include Ubuntu etc logo and branding
wouldn't it? Such branding would be covered by some guidelines presumably?
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