Also known as a kinegram or picket-fence animation, a barrier-grid animation involves a die cut outer sleeve with a printed insert that contains two separate interlaced images. As the insert slides in and out of the sleeve, the alternating images are displayed within the die cuts of the sleeve, thus producing a simple 2-frame animation.
At DataGraphic, we make custom hang tags of any size, shape and quantity and in any material. We produce tags using sourced or provided looped and knotted string, satin and grosgrain ribbon, eyelets, and gourd clips for use in retail, promotions, gift giving and other occasions.
A cube within a box containing a puzzle that reveals an icon. We’re no strangers to working with Bloomingdale’s, having had the opportunity to help produce several unique items for the legendary New York City department store over the years. This puzzle and gift box project was no less a challenge and a thrill for […]
Warby’s: an April Fool’s prank that’s out to lunch. We were psyched to have played a part in Warby’s, the Warby Parker and Arby’s co-branded April Fool’s prank conceived of by frequent collaborators, Partners & Spade. Offset printed in PMS 2995, the die cut Launch Boxes and Glasses Case Boxes were hand-glued into shape before […]
Our 2019 promotional 3D desk calendar is dodeca-licious! If you think that printing companies tend to overthink [and over-engineer] their own marketing materials, our first dodecahedron promotional 3D desk calendar should not disappoint. After countless misaligned tabs, innumerable angle adjustments and frequent Geometry 101 flashbacks, our year-end labor-of-love is finally in the mail. The striking 12-sided […]
These die cut holiday cards ain’t no turkeys. The playful, die cut holiday cards we made for Golub Capital break all of the conventions and norms for what’s usual and customary come turkey season. Memorable moment #1: these are Thanksgiving cards. Yes, you read that correctly. No one was expecting these. Memorable moment #2: “I […]
TROXES are triangular, interlocking, origami building blocks. One shape, infinite possibilities. DATAGRAPHIC was asked to produce 150,000 of these unique origami building blocks known as TROXES for creator, Jonathan Bobrow, who successfully Kickstarted his invention in May of 2017. The triangular, interlocking building bricks, which begin as a flat, die cut shape, were designed at the […]
Project: These “VIP Kits” we printed and made for Seagram’s are not your typical promotional product packaging. Created as part of a national re-branding campaign that included point of sale (POS) marketing, media, social media and experiential, the kits were intended to excite and inspire Seagram’s most loyal customers to act as brand ambassadors for the time-honored cocktail […]
Project: The die cut 3D invitation for A/D/O—a 23,000 square foot former warehouse in Greenpoint, Brooklyn that has been converted into a work space, gallery and start-up accelerator—was designed to mimic the work space’s iconic glass “Periscope” which sits in the center of the main studio. The invitation was for a Press Preview ahead of […]
A retail fashion identity with a name that’s…surely familiar? Project: When fashion industry favorites, Kate and Andy Spade, launched a new high-end shoe and handbag brand they needed printed collateral that spoke to their savvy customers. DATAGRAPHIC are no strangers to retail fashion identity suites having worked with some of the biggest names in the industry […]
As a holiday gift for clients, a limited edition puzzle within a puzzle. Project: For their 2017 holiday client gift, NYC branding studio, Partners & Spade, commissioned Canadian-born artist, Geoff McFetridge, to create a limited edition puzzle…within a puzzle. Using McFetridge’s shapes and artwork, the designers worked closely with DATAGRAPHIC to re-imagine what a jigsaw could be. The […]
(NOTE: This article originally appeared on PaperSpecs.) Making your bakery stand out in New York City is tough, even if you’ve been serving up the best rugelach – a croissant-like Jewish pastry – for years. Fortunately for Lee Lee’s Bakery, DataGraphic crafted a logo and packaging that deftly capture what’s made it one of the most beloved […]