At Mullenberg Designs we use a hot stamping press to create a deboss that sinks your logo below the surface of your portfolio cover.
We achieve debossing with a magnesium die that we have fabricated from a digital file of your logo that you will provide. The die is heated up to 250˚ sinking your logo into the surface of your portfolio’s cover fabric.
We offer several options to help you personalize your logo imprint including Blind debossing and Color debossing. Check out this BLOG POST to see the different imprints options in action!
When pulling together your logo design and determining its position on your cover, Scott has these words of advice, “consider the portfolio to be your canvas and the deboss your painting”. It is the final touch that personalizes your portfolio and expresses your brand identity.
Mullenberg Designs offers Portfolio books in 2 distinct styles. The 3-Piece and The Full Case style Portfolio. We often get asked which one we recommend; What are the advantages of one over the other? Well, we love them both. They cost the same and are both built with screw post bindings making them equally easy to get into, to add or remove images.
So how do you choose one? Here are some images and features of both styles to help you with this important decision.
As its name suggests the 3-Piece style Portfolio is built in three separate components: a front cover, back cover, and a separate spine. The separate spine piece allows you to add a splash of bold color to your exterior design without an additional cost.
The Full Case:
The Full Case style Portfolio has the look of a traditional bound book. It is built in one piece with an interior spine component. This streamlined style can be customized with a 2 fabric cover.
Seattle Photographer Mary Dee Mateo came to Mullenberg Designs to build a Presentation Portfolio for her Portraiture series. The 3-Piece style Portfolio gave her the opportunity to add a bold splash of red fabric to her Portfolio Design. A color we were able to matched in her logo deboss.
3-Piece style Photography Portfolio
Mary Dee Mateo / Seattle / Photographer
Need A Presentation Portfolio for your latest work?
Elite Lifestyle Photographer Carlos Eric Lopez wanted a Portfolio Presentation that stood out! We built him a Full Case Portfolio covered in Texlifil Fuchsia for a bright bold presentation. His crisp white logo stands out against the bright fabric giving his portfolio a clean finish. We matched his portfolio fabric in the deboss color on his Black Slipcase pulling together the complete look.
Commercial Portrait Photographer, Helen Melville selected a 3-Piece Portfolio Presentation to show off her work. The 3-Piece style portfolio allowed her to integrate a splash of green into her presentation with a separate spine piece.