29th Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Award Winners Announced

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) has announced the honorees in its 29th Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards Competition. Award winners were celebrated during a reception held on Tuesday, June 14, at Amplify – The Print Finishing and Embellishment event in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Entries were received from countries around the world, including the United States, Canada, Denmark, Japan, Australia, South Africa and Taiwan. Gold, Silver and Bronze winners were honored in 39 categories.

Studio On Fire, St. Paul, Minnesota, was awarded the Best of Show: Best Use of Foil and Embossing for “theory11 Beatles Box Set.” Originally entered in the category of Best Use of Foil/Embossing – Miscellaneous, Studio on Fire was hired by theory11, a producer of luxury, designer playing cards, to pay tribute to a band that has shaped the world’s music scene for decades. The Beatles box is comprised of five main components: four decks of cards and the outer special edition box that houses them. The outer box has three passes of foil and then a heavy embossing pass, which gave the artwork the tactility that Studio on Fire is known for. The outer box and internal tray/insert were diecut before final assembly, including the addition of a magnetic closure.

Best of Show: Best Use of Digital Embellishments was awarded to Print Panther Direct, Ontario, Canada. Originally entered in the category for Best Use of Foil/Embossing: Client Promotion, the Konica Minolta “Print So Real You Can Feel It – Extreme Digital 3” package allows users to see and feel the beauty of each included piece, featuring artwork from invitations, labels and more. The outer box and lid were in an aluminum form that was printed and etched. The belly band was printed, laminated, embellished and scored to create a sleek and modern outer box that gave a stunning first impression. The inner images were embellished using gloss foils, holographic foil, spot varnish, metallic inks and fluorescent inks.

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