Opaque Script

Identity 2020

Opaque Script is a design tool that Bonsma & Reist has developed in close cooperation with web developer Roger Burkhard. The script digitally simulates paper opacity in your InDesign documents. In paper production, opacity refers to the non-translucent quality of paper. When using lightweight or non-opaque paper, the contents of both the preceding and the following page shine through the pages. Until now, there’s been no satisfying solution to simulate this effect on your screen before sending documents to the printer.

The project is supported by Berner Design Stiftung
Launch the site: www.opaquescript.com

Poster announcing the script (front)

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Preview with OpaqueScript

Poster announcing the script (back)

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