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On this page you will find some examples of the design and printing capabilities that can be found here at Allegra Pittsburgh.
Each image comes with a short description describing how that particular piece was done, how many colors it was printed in, and other interesting facts about the job.
Poster-size (27" x 38") 2011 Wall Calendar for Camalloy Metal Service Center.
Baldwin High School 2009 Dedication book, perfect bound hard cover with soft cover dust jacket.
The following images are from the inside pages of the Baldwin High School 2009 Dedication Book.
Full-color process tri-fold brochure for The Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA. Customer presented a rough mock-up and wanted the layout re-designed by our in-house art department using existing elements provided by the customer.
DePaul School for Hearing and Speech 116 page 8.5" x 11" Anniversary Book - This hard cover, perfect bound book chronicles DePaul through the years in a historical narrative and pictorial overview commemorating their Centennial Celebration.
Marvelous images were retrieved from DePaul's archives, scanned, and incorporated into the inside pages. Binding was applied to the short edge, making this a unique "coffee table" book. (All layout, design and printing done by Allegra Pittsburgh.)
Above is the front of a capabilities brochure done for H&K Equipment. The folded, 8.5 x 11", 4-page brochure was printed in process color and varnished afterwards. Below is the inside spread of the same brochure. The theme of the customer's logo was carried over from the outside of the piece to the interior layout. With so much text used, care was needed to make sure that the copy, logos, and photos were all balanced for a legible layout.
Layout design and masthead development for the Live Smarter, Play Harder quarterly newsletter for Upper St. Clair's new 90,000 sq. ft. Community Recreation Center. Also, samples of the front and back of a Community Recreation Center Member's Day Pass.
Layout and design for MLP Steel capabilities tri-fold brochure. Short-run, digitally printed full-color, front and back.
Here are some examples of high school sports programs we can do for you to make your school events pop! These are for the Bishop Canevin High School Fall, Winter and Spring Sports Programs highlighting the graduating seniors for each sport. They are all done as short-run, digital printing jobs. The covers are full color, with the inside pages being black and white. The layouts and designs are all done here at Allegra Pittsburgh.
Below is the cover and two inside spreads to the Allegheny County Bar Association's popular children’s book, That Is No Joke! The illustrated book, geared for students in grades K-5, teaches children the difference between a good joke and a bad one, why making fun of others is wrong, and why it is our differences that make us special.
The book was written by Tom Loftus, Director of Marketing and Media Relations for the bar association. The illustrations were done by Christopher Mikolajczyk, an artist, designer and pre-press specialist here at Allegra Pittsburgh. The artwork was done in pencil by hand, inked, then scanned into Photoshop where each illustration was colored digitally.
The book won a 2008 Luminary Award for Communications Excellence offered by the National Association of Bar Executives.