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Edited by Slanted

ROOOOAAAARRRR! The first MONSTERBOX has been published!
MONSTERBOX is a collection of outstanding monster-Illustrations from all over the world. Each illustration is printed on thick cardboard with three different spot colours. All in all 150 cards are presented in a high quality box. On the front side of each card an illustration, name and url of the illustrator as well as information about the spot-colour-combination is displayed. The backside of the card is blank, so that it can be used for notes or messages. 
The highlight: By producing each card with three different spot colours you can use them as colour samples which show how different colors can look like depending on their use and which effect can be achieved by overprinting. And if you have enough information you can just pull off the monster itself at the perforation.
All illustrators presented in the box followed a preceded Call for Entries in March 2014 and have submitted numerous fantastic monsters from all over the world illustrated with diverse techniques. 150 monsters are finally included in MONSTERBOX which come from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cuba, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, South Korea, Switzerland, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and USA.
The perfect gift for MONSTER-lovers!

Publisher: Slanted / MAGMA Brand Design
Editors: Lars Harmsen, Julia Kahl
Projekt Manager, Design, Cover Illustration: Clemens Hartmann
Release: May 2014
Format: 7,5 x 12 x 7,5 cm
Volume: Box with 150 cards
Specials: Fully printed with HKS spot colors, perforation
Material: Invercote G, 330 g/qm
Price: 9,90 Euro
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Project Partners:
For more than 40 years, the HKS colour system has stood for continuity and reliability in colour selection. The members of the ”HKS Warenzeichenverband e.V.” trademark association – Hostmann-Steinberg (Huber Group), K+E Druckfarben (a Flint Group brand) and Schmincke (artist paints) – are the world’s leading manufacturers of printing ink.
The HKS 3000+ colour management system provides digital access to all 3,520 true-to-print HKS spot colours for coated paper and uncoated paper. The Creative tool HKS 3000+ software is easy to use and directly communicates with all professional graphics programmes. With 3,520 spot colours, HKS 3000+ is the absolute number one in colour selection, and your guarantee for reliable printing The 3000+ colours guides come with a spot-colour sheet and a hal one sheet, reproducing the colour from 10% to 100% in ten-percent intervals, including an overprint in black in 10%, 30% and 50% halftone. Thus, each of the 88 HKS basic colours has 39 variations, yielding a total of 3,520 colours. All of the colours shown on the guides can be mixed as ot colours and supplied by HKS printing-ink plants or licensed partners.
Colourmatch is a periodical published by HKS, the offset printing colour system, to publicise a small selection of the 3,520 HKS colours. Each issue presents a different topic in a specific typographic style. Most of the fonts are produced by smaller type foundries and are shown to their full advantage when printed in spot colours. Since launching Colourmatch, HKS no longer uses any product advertising printed in conventional process colours. Its Colourmatch periodical is a collectable, inspiring medium. Every issue is painstakingly printed in five spot colours and can be subscribed to free of charge at
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Iggesund Paperboard is a member of the Holmen Group and Europe’s leading manufacturer of high quality virgin fibre paperboard for use in the packaging and graphics sectors. Owners of Invercote and Incada, two of the leading paperboard brands on the market.