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The Wedding Book速

................................................................................. Certain to impress ................................................................................ High quality configurations ......................................................... Lots of amazing small copies ...................................................... The Family Book .................................................................................... The new publishing business .....................................................

Layouts

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......................................................................................................................... Choose your style ................................................................................ Layout Director........................................................................................ Layout Reportage ................................................................................. Layout Design .......................................................................................... Layout Studio............................................................................................ Layout Panorama................................................................................... Print & Bind orders................................................................................. Graphistudio Software .....................................................................

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covers .............................................................................................................................

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A wide range ............................................................................................ Personalized............................................................................................... Transparent ................................................................................................. Metallic........................................................................................................... Metallic varnished ................................................................................. Classic.............................................................................................................. Classic: Covers in cowhide ................................................. Classic: Covers in leather ...................................................... Classic: Covers in leatherette .............................................

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Suitcases & Sleeves ............................................................................... Small book cover.................................................................................... A new and revolutionary idea .................................................... Display your memories ....................................................................

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Sample sets ............................................................................................................

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Best photographers choose Graphistudio ............

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Graphistudio ........................................................................................................

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Paper samples ....................................................................................................................

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Product and promotion .................................................................. Your images in a sample set ........................................................ The standard sample set ................................................................

Joe Buissink................................................................................................. Yervant ........................................................................................................... Marcus Bell ................................................................................................. Bambi Cantrell ......................................................................................... Bob Davis...................................................................................................... Peter Atherton ........................................................................................ Tomas Ramos ........................................................................................... An international success ................................................................. Developing ideas to grow .............................................................

The main factors of success ......................................................... Web site ........................................................................................................

printing technologies ....................................................................... contacts .................................................................................................................

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Graphistudio, author of a revolution in book making. The first wedding book producer, since ʻ97 The largest in the world Servicing about 40000 studios globally Over 1600 new photographers every month Represented in over 54 countries Voted best product of the year at BIPP and at Studio Photography “Readerʼs Choice” Partners of PPa, WPPI, DWF, MPa, SWPP, IPPa More than 50 awards in USa ....whatʼs next?

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The Wedding Book速


Certain to impress Love at first sight. Combining the uniqueness of the handmade binding, the most advanced digital technologies and the creativity of professional designers; this is the idea from which the book originated and it found its natural development in the wedding market, becoming the wedding book速. Today, with more than 12 years of experience,, we have established new qualities and price-oriented standards, dictating the market rules once again. From the materials to the production process, from the customer service to the lead times, every phase is critical for our combined success.

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The importance of color The same care for color is devoted to prestigious projects like the Vatican Museum, or the London National Gallery, these processes are integrated into our daily production process of the wedding book速. Two hundred specialists work on the color correction, design, control, printing and binding of the books. With more than sixty steps, the whole production process is handled with the most advanced digital process and printing technologies.

Lasting values Every Graphistudio book is created to last for many generations, preserving the photographic work and retaining its shape and colors. Our exclusive binding

(international patent) guarantees a life long durability and allows the pages in the book to lay perfectly flat.


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High quality conďŹ gurations

There are corresponding landscape versions and square options available from 40x40, 35x35, 30x30, 25x25, 20x20, 15x15, 10x10. You can choose the photographic or the metallic paper with digital laser printing or, as an alternative, the textured or smooth board with the digital offset

Paper and size: vertical, square or landscape?

printing (4 color ink printing).

Our book sizes range from the majestic 40x50 to the new 35x45, the classic 30x40 to the compact 25x35 and

45x35 cm

40x30 cm

20x30. 35x25 cm 30x20 cm 20x15 cm

13x10 cm

40x40 cm 35x35 cm

30x30 cm 25x25 cm

20x20 cm

15x15 cm

10x10 cm

10x13 cm

15x20 cm 20x30 cm

25x35 cm

30x40 cm

35x45 cm

40x50 cm


Lots of amazing small copies What about great feedback? To complete a perfect sales tool you can choose from our wide options of small book copies. Ideal for friends or relatives, these books are amazing tools to generate great feedback for future referrals. They are printed on textured or smooth board with the digital offset printing (4 color ink printing), and bound with dust jacket cover or soft cover. The small copies are available in different sets starting from 1 piece (20x30 cm) to 30 pieces (4x6 cm) each.

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The Family Book The pictures from the drawer in an actual book Transform unused family photographs stored in boxes into a lifetime of stories printed in real books. Our family books will help you maximize your sales by preserving your customers family history.

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The new publishing business

From one to thousands of book copies available offering flexibility and competitive pricing.

Corporate books, or books for public administrations, sport clubs, associations, or just to illustrate special events; Graphistudio can help support you with unlimited applications and market opportunities.


Photo courtesy of cantrell Portrait Design

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Layouts


Choose your style

STUDIO PANORAMA

Five stunning layouts and beautiful yet subtle effects The wedding book is meticulously designed in styles that compliment your images. Our highly trained team of professional designers will transform your images using state of the art equipment to scan, design and publish your photography.

DESIGN

DIRECTOR

REPORTAGE

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Layout Director The most elaborate and innovative, creates in print an almost movie like story of the day. Available in: vertical, square and landscape version.

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Photo courtesy of Yervant


Photo courtesy of Tomas Ramos


Layout Reportage a contemporary collection with multiple sizes, designed for a larger number of photo始s where classical, detailed and casual pictures are used. Available in: vertical, square and landscape version.

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Layout Design Soft blended backgrounds and multiple image sequences. Available in: vertical, square and landscape version.

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Photo courtesy of Tomas Ramos


Photo courtesy of Joe Buissink


Layout Studio a mix of water color effects merged with your images creating an elegant stylization of your work. Available in: vertical, square and landscape version.

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Photo courtesy of Joe Buissink


Layout Panorama a simple but elegant layout without any graphical effects. Full page images and two-page panoramas. Available in: vertical, square and landscapeversion.

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Photo coursy of Marcus Bell


Photo courtesy of Yervant

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Graphistudio Software Thanks to the design software created by Graphistudio, our photographers will have a powerful and versatile tool that can be customized. It will include all the features of the current layouts of Director, Design, Studio, and Panorama. Photographers will have the possibility to modify the layouts and modify them for your specific images. Moreover, it will be possible to easily create new templates and backgrounds in order to differentiate your artwork from your peer始s. This software will be available for Windows and Macintosh. Graphistudio design software


Photo coursy of Marcus Bell


covers Personalized

Metallic

Transparent

Classic


A wide range

The cover: a matter of “feeling� Graphistudio offers a wide range of cover options from traditional Italian leather leather, to the spectacular look of metallic and transparent covers, to our elegant personalized soft silk covers. .

We invite you to discover our the numerous design possibilities which will satisfy your clients needs. All covers are available in different versions from vertical, square and landscape.

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Personalized

Code Photo colour or Code Photo b&w

Code 113/6

Code 111/0

Code 701/6 Code 503/5

Code 702/14

Code 113/2

Personalized - Covers in soft silk

covers in soft silk


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Personalized covers in soft silk

Code 501/9 Code 420/4 Code 121/4 Code 120/0

Code 114/5

Code 400/1

Code 480/4

Code Photo sepia+colour

Code 120/4

Code 120/1


Code 113/2

Code 480/4


Transparent

Code White

Code Black

Code Silver

Code Gold

Crystal Glance

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Crystal Glance

Code Black


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Code 125 Shown: Silver Satin

Metallic All Gold and Silver metallic covers are available in satin or mirror polish.

Code 190 Shown: Gold Polish

Code 150 Shown: Silver Polish

Code 900 Shown: Gold Satin

Code 125


Metallic varnished a modern look with a stylish touch This new cover line offers the perfect junction between different souls. If you are looking for something elegant but trendy, simple but eye-catching, the varnished metallic cover is certainly the choice. The smooth, rounded corner metallic plate is offered in different color options such as metallized light grey, red, blue and green.

(please note that the colors are subject to change without notice)

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classic

covers in leatherette

A timeless proposal for very demanding customers. The Classic line is offered in three different materials: premium cowhide, luxury leather and a high quality leatherette.

covers in cowhide

covers in leather


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classic covers in cowhide (Embossed names available on request. The colors are subject to change since this is a natural leather) Code c3

Code c1

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Code c2


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classic covers in leather

Code P3

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Code P0 Code P1

Code P5

(Embossed names available on request.

Code P2 Code P7

The colors are subject to change since this is a natural leather)

Code P8 Code P4

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classic Transparent insert A new, innovative and creative way to mean classic. Personalized with a dynamic insert, the luxury leather makes your customers feel proud and simply happy!

Code 201/P4


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classic covers in leatherette

Code F2

Code F3

Code F1 Code embossed names Available on black plain leatherette

Code 200/F4 Shown: embossed names on request. Also available in black. Code 200/F3


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Code 200/F4

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Suitcases & Sleeves in leather and leatherette

Code F3

Code F2

Code F3

Code F2 Code F1

(Sleeves available with emboss or plain) Code F1

Code c4 Code c1

in Leather

Code c3 Code c2


Small book cover Smaller size books are available with a dust jacket paper cover and soft-sided cover. Dust jacket covers are available for the 20x30, 20x20 , 30x20, 15x20, 15x15, and 20x15 sizes. Dust jacket covers and soft-sided covers are available for the 10x13, 10x10, 13x10 books. Books smaller than 10x13 are available with the soft-sided covers only.

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Photo courtesy of cantrell Portrait Design

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A new and revolutionary idea With creativity and an innovative spirit, little is beyond possibility. Graphistudio continually impresses the industry and consumers alike with its unique ideas and products. Determination and perseverance have allowed Graphistudio to create product after product that revolutionize the industry in book making trends; and it doesn始t stop there. In addition to book styles, Graphistudio has also developed new ways to transform the book itself into a piece of art. Each year, Graphistudio releases many interesting products and technological upgrades. Based on customer feedback, creativity, and a great understanding of our industry we continue to lead the way in product development. Only time will tell what amazing things are possible

Design by Tramontina


Display your memories

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If you始re looking for a unique way to display your special book; look no further than the Art Form. This innovation from Graphistudio allows you to encapsulate and display your memories in a protective, stylish, and unique

Graphistudio again leads the market with its brilliant innovations and design standards. Simple and stylish, this unique way to display your memories is another example of Graphistudio始s ability to set trends with great ideas.

Display your memories

presentation.


Photo courtesy of Marcus Bell


Sample sets


Product and promotion Great support for great results How can we work together to increase your number of weddings and improve the image of your studio? Here are some examples: wonderful personalized samples, pocket size copies identical to the original book, support to increase your sales, advertising and event planning.

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Your images in a sample set Your images in a sample set could include: One 25x35 cm 50 page book with your images, you choose the layout and cover, eight 10x13 guest books, one free 30x40 calendar and the Info Pack.

An example of customized sample set


The standard sample set The stock photo sample set: One 25x35 book with stock images, three layouts on three different papers with “Black� transparent cover, one 10x13 guest book, the Info Pack and a suitcase.

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Photo courtesy of Marcus Bell


Best photographers choose Graphistudio


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Yervant top australian photographer,

top american photographer

WPPI ʻ05 winner

“Here was my challenge, the

“I have to be a portrait pho-

project was a high profile

tographer, landscape photog-

documentary

table

rapher, fashion photographer

style book. The client, an artist,

and photojournalist all within

wanted something totally on

any minute of a wedding

coffee

the edge nothing traditional. When the smoke cleared

day”. Yervant is the key

the best solution was from Graphistudio. From con-

speaker at many Road-

ception of the project to the followthrough the per-

shows sponsored by

sonal attention was amazing. Iʼve never had this kind

Graphistudio. He won

of

client-vendor

Most innovative pho-

relationship. They

tographer at WPPI 2003

simply

and 2004; 1st, 2nd and

looked

after ever aspect of the book as if I were their only customer.”

3rd at WPPI 2005.


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Bambi cantrell

top australian photographer

top american photographer

He won 2003 AIPP as Austra-

“I spend an incredible amount

lian Wedding photographer

of time constantly reviewing

of the Year .

every aspect of my business,

In 2004 AIPP Queensland

especially marketing. I needed

Wedding Photographer of the Year, International Por-

to find a company to design a completely unique pro-

trait Print of the Year and International Wedding Photo-

motional piece something to make my work stand out

journalism Print of the

from all the postcards and flyers that everyone else uses.

Year.

Remember that old line about, “You never get asecond chance to make a first impression”? Well, today with all the competition, it should be “You never get a second chance!” I donʼt need a second chance thanks to Graphistudio.


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american

Peter atherton photogra-

top american photographer

pher, Bellaʼs partner,canon speaker “One of the ways I put the “WOW!” Our clients desire a high-end

in California weddings is by offering

product, one that supersedes

innovative magazine-style albums.

everything else on the market.

Our partnership with Graphistudio

This is why we, at la Storia foto, came to Graphstudio

has been amazing! The books are innovative, offering tradi-

with one of our “A” list clients. We needed a company

tional and art paper stocks built to the highest standards. My

who could provide us with service excellence and a

clients not only expect a quality product, they demand a styled

superior product line with an end result that is recog-

upscaled look, Graphistudio certainly delivers, completing the

nized as a true “work of art.” We highly recommend

“WOW!” factor.”

Graphistudio to any photographer who desires to enrich their imagery with a handmade book from Italy

Tomas Ramos

and increase their sales and bottom line.

top american photographer Partner of Graphistudio since 2002 he is one of the most well known american photographers in Europe.


An international success

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Take part to an international success. The Graphistudio book, rewarded several times as best album on an international level, saw the photographers who chose it win the most prestigious awards. Take the chance to benefit the high reputation of a winning and successful product, certain of its world-

An international success

wide-acknowledged quality.


Developing ideas to grow Working side by side We are eager to work with you as a partner in order to allow you to focus on your core business: photography. Our solid heritage has gained the loyalty and trust of professional photographers and consumers around the world. Our continuous commitment to innovation and new ideas has lead to numerous firsts for Graphistudio. From patents for new products, to design improvements on existing layouts to the first patent issued for a wedding book in this industry. These ideas originate inside Graphistudio with a collaborative effort between our professional designers, copywriters, color and image processing experts and digital print experts. As a partner, you will see why Graphistudio is the brand that professional始s trust and the brand that consumers ask for by name.

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Photo courtesy of Marcus Bell


Graphistudio


The main factors of success Innovation creativity Technology courage Intuition Determination Research

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a revolution for the wedding album Graphistudio was the first company worldwide to use

More than two hundred specialists at your disposal

digital printing to enhance the wedding book, the first

We consider our customers our partners. We help our

to introduce a seamless binding technology, and the

partners by offering innovative and new products and

first to offer personalized covers in a variety of unique

by supporting their current and future business plan.

materials and designs.

Reliability with a market leader In addition to the wedding book, Graphistudio offers

The photographers who have chosen Graphistudio

a wide variety of alternate book formats including: the

are sure to be able to keep the promises made to their

family book, bar/bat

customers. Reliability means 20 years of experience,

mitzvahs, commercial

more than 200 employees, about 40,000 customers,

book, portfolio, portrait,

and a leadership position in the industry.

and many more...


Web site

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The web site and our customers privileges Staying connected: Graphistudio has created a secured site for our active customers to ensure that they can be involved with their orders every step of the way. The secured site is also a great way to stay in touch with Graphistudio and obtain the most recent information and updates with regards to promotions, seminars, trade shows, and other exciting current events.

Your secured site will allow you to: Follow the progress of your order from start to finish Download documents including: price lists, order

Upload files on our secured server via FTP

Web site

forms, catalogs, specifications, etc


Photo courtesy of Marcus Bell


Paper samples


printing technologies. The following pages are actual examples of our state-of-the art printing technologies. Digital Laser printing available on: photographic or metallic paper. Digital Offset printing available on: textured or smooth paper.

Contacts Italy Via Monte Raut, 1 - 33090 Arba (PN) Tel. 0039 0427 939611- Fax 0039 0427 939612 info@graphistudio.com UK The Old Sheep House, Wall Hall Aldenham Hertfordshire WD25 8AS - UK Tel. 0044 (0)8707 280690 - Irish customers only 1-890 886 968 Fax 0044 (0)1923 839045 uksales@graphistudio.com USA 960 Inwood Ave N, Oakdale, MN 55128 Tel. 866 472 7445 - Fax 651 264 1266 yourorder@graphistudio.com usasales@graphistudio.com France 9 Rue Jacques Réattu - 13009 MARSEILLE Tel. 04 91 25 27 45 - Fax 04 91 72 34 48 commercial@graphistudio.com España Calle Aragón 414 - bajos interior - 08013 Barcelona Tel. 0034 93-244-48-13 - Fax 0034 932-45-03-63 comercial@graphistudio.com


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