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Typographer, Paul Nolan, Chats to Watermarx Graphics About Business & Business Cards

Business Cards / Letterpress / Watermarx

Paul Nolan, the winner of our Business Card Design Competition this year, is a Queensland-based typographer and an all-round nice guy.

It was our absolute delight to print these cards and we want you to know we can do exactly the same for you! Watermarx Graphics can turnaround your letterpressed, foiled, embossed, debossed and die-cut fancy schmancy business cards in 5 – 10 working days with no additional express charges.  You read that correctly.

So, stop procrastinating and send us your design so you can hand out your new business cards at all the social functions you will be attending this party season.

How did you find working with us on these cards?

PN :  As a completely obsessed craftsperson it was brilliant to connect with two new partners who are as likeminded! The process was straight forward really and I enjoyed a number of conversations with Ange and Allan to address both our expectations. To be more specific they also provided me with a range print, stock and embellishment samples to assist in the production choices required.

How did you tweak your design to suit letterpress printing?

PN:  I intentionally designed this card to challenge some of the limitations of letterpress. Lineweight and font size for example. I had been working on a number of new wordmarks for myself and as a result of the recent relocation required a new card.

What has the feedback been like since you received your business cards?

PN:  I have received some wonderful and unexpected feedback, oh and requests from people online as a result. If I’m out at meetings or at group functions they vanish.  Job well done I guess!

Armed with these brand spanking new cards, what’s in the pipeline for you?

PN:  I was hoping to be available to watch Allan run the job but was unable to fit it into my schedule. I am hopeful to catch up with them before Christmas to see the Watermarx set up and enjoy a beverage or three!

Off the top of my head, I am in an up-and-coming show in Sydney called Alphabetica, and one in Brisbane at the Powerhouse. I am also working on my own small range of products for my own brand hopefully available early in the New Year.


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