"Just a quick little story for ya... I went out to the club we just opened last night (The Motel) and gave my card to a couple people in the beginning of the night that I was talking to about real estate. Obviously they were blown away by the cards, but that's not the best part..... A couple of hours later I had random people approaching me and asking if I was Rob Visnjak. They said 'so-and-so' showed them my card and were wondering if they could have one! Are you kidding me?!! I knew they would turn some heads but never did I think people would be asking me for my cards just because they looked so good! How good an advertising tool is that?!!
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Studio Z Mendocino means Business: graphic creativity and printing services intrinsic to smartly marketing your company. Studio Z creates logos, advertisements, corporate stationery, invitations, announcements, promotional and merchandising materials, posters, brochures, rack cards and, famously, the most amazing business cards ever.
Studio Z Mendocino is serious about helping you conduct your social life with graceful fanfare and vivid rambunction. Handsomely gotten up, hand-finished letterpress announcements and letterpress party and wedding invitations set the tone for every sort of soirée, swanky get-together, destination wedding, fundraiser, barbeque and fabulous shindig you can dream up.
Studio Z Mendocino means intuitive graphic design, particularly as it manifests through the venerable craft of Letterpress Printing. We swing out from ideas and inspiration, jump off the cliff of curiosity and willingness, land lightly in a heap of beauty. We positively live the art of typography, and we will always go that last 10,000 miles to get to excellence. What can we do for you?
The letterpress shop of Studio Z Mendocino is located on northern California’s sublime Mendocino coast, with an actual little view of the Pacific Ocean out our upstairs windows. Our proximity to that great Edge inspires quotidian wonder and riskiness in undertaking the work we revere. "We" are Designer/President/CEO Zida Borcich, Operations and EVerythingman, Joe Neves, and Printing Empress, Rhea Rhynearson, joined sometimes by Artistic Princess-Farmer, Zoe Bachelor.
You will receive personal attention, practical advice, fabulous results, and you will find that Studio Z Mendocino delivers the creative zest you seek, married to the experience and follow-through necessary to make your graphic wishes pop into reality.
We look forward to your call: 707.964.2522
Studio Z Mendocino Fine Letterpress Printing and Graphic Design is respected for its letterpress printed business cards deeply impressed into finest letterpress papers, extraordinary letterpress wedding invitations and luxurious letterpress business and social papers. Zida Borcich’s quirkily elegant approach to graphic design and fine printing pulls the venerable art & craft of letterpress into the present moment, making letterpress business stationery, identity packages, web sites, logos and letterpress business cards as perfectly contemporary as they are grounded in historical foundations.
Reasonable pricing tailored to your budget, our total enrollment in your project, unexpected ideas, expert advice, psychological guidance, attention to detail...qualities you can expect when working with Studio Z Mendocino Fine Letterpress Printing and Graphic Design. Since 1984.
Studio Z Mendocino invites your inquiries. 707.964.2522
Letterpress printing is a type of printing that has its beginnings in the 1450s, with Gutenberg’s world changing invention of movable type. As you may surmise, techniques have been modernized over the centuries, but the amazing look is the same today as it was then: a deep impression into soft, thick paper makes a “pillowing” effect around each letter and image. The distinctiveness of this “third dimension” in printing brings an intriguing beauty to every printed piece that can’t be duplicated by any other method. It, combined with excellent design and typography, draws wonderment from the recipient of each card or invitation. “Why does it look this way?” is most often the question asked. Our aim is always to elicit that response for your work or project, event or wedding.
What can you expect to gain by having a gorgeous letterpress business card? Your potential client looks more closely, touches the sculptural effect, thinks about the type of person who has such a beautiful, artistic object representing his or her work. By itself, it is a business builder, expressing your attention to detail and particular aesthetic. Letterpress is famous for a more spare look, serene and classical, even when used on a very contemporary design.
Modern design sensibilities married to the venerable art of letterpress printing techniques allows Studio Z to turn your dream into something you can mail or hand out with pride & excitement. Using our many years of experience, and rather remarkable intuition (some of our clients think we’re psychic) we work closely with you to express in your printed materials your style, intention, & to stay within your budget.
Here are some of the types of projects we can accomplish with you: letterpress wedding invitations, custom graphic design, custom letterpress printing, foil stamping, embossing, debossing and hand bindery work. Wedding stationery services include: design of unique and intricate invitations and announcements with hand lined envelopes, response cards, thank you notes, direction cards, reception cards and accommodations or hotel information cards, table cards, seating cards, as well as menus for the wedding reception, programs for the wedding ceremony, thank you notes and gift enclosures. We also do custom baby announcements, unique birthday party and holiday party invitations and fundraising packages. Business Stationery services include: logo design, corporate identities and stationery suites, business and social papers designed to fit your esthetic and needs, business cards, letterhead, envelope, mailing labels, note cards, buck slips, carbonless forms, effective brochures, appointment cards, signs and letterpress ephemera. We also design and print wine labels and other packaging materials. Social Stationery services include: personal stationery, letterpress invitations to openings, birth announcements, memorial cards, anniversary party invitations, custom birthday party invitations, fabulous letterpress holiday cards, coasters, letterpress menus, letterpress place cards and personalized printed gifts.
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