Gustave Eiffel

Notecards

As befits a Notecard carrying the name of the man who designed the most famous tower in France, we've placed your name and contact details right at the top, so they always have a fantastic view.

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I wanted use the power of grids, but try and keep them subtle. So, while looking at the triangular support struts inside the Statue of Liberty, and thinking about the girders that make up the Eiffel Tower, I tried to harness their strength without making the design look like graph paper. In the end it comes down to two parallel lines, twin scaffolding poles pointing to the sky.

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Mina Demiren graduated from Central Saint Martins College in BA Graphic Design. She has been part of 'Print Matters', an interest group challenging conventions and exploring boundaries within book publishing. Those projects were either self-initiated or client motivated – clients included AND publishing and Centre of Possible Studies, among others. Mina believes type and image goes hand in hand and pays equal amounts of attention to both. Mina grew up in Istanbul, Turkey, and now lives and works in London.

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