“Founders’ Day” is a black-tie event that takes place at NC State every March, to commemorate the university’s inception. A gourmet dinner is served and an awards ceremony takes place. A formal invitation to the event is needed each year, and I designed 2014’s.
Many of the Founders’ Day invitees attend social gatherings like this on a regular basis, so, while this invitation needed to feel somewhat proper and austere, it also needed to stand out. This is why I opted for a fold-out, and why I created a foil-stamped sticker of the Watauga Medal (the university’s highest honor, handed out at this event) to act as the invitation’s seal.
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