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Awards: SunDance Shines with 5 Wins at the 2024 FSEA Gold Leaf Awards

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  • Awards: SunDance Shines with 5 Wins at the 2024 FSEA Gold Leaf Awards
03 Jul 2024

SunDance stuns again at the annual Gold Leaf Awards, hosted by The Foil and Specialty Effects Association, taking home five wins! This year's award ceremony was held in Dallas, TX, during the Print Embellishment Conference. We are proud to be included as winners in this esteemed, internationally recognized award contest. At SunDance, we strive to print perfection, package dreams, and finish with a flourish. These awards are a testament to our continued pursuit of excellence. 

About FSEA's Gold Leaf Award 

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) has been working towards raising industry awareness and promoting growth since its establishment in 1992. The association is a valuable resource and platform for education on various decorating technologies such as foil stamping, embossing, cold foil technologies, specialty coatings, laminates, and laser cutting. The organization provides a unique opportunity for industry professionals to showcase their craftsmanship.

FSEA hosts several prestigious events annually, including the Gold Leaf Awards. These awards recognize exceptional achievements in various categories related to specialty print effects and binding. They encourage innovation and creativity among industry professionals and give them well-deserved recognition for their hard work. The Gold Leaf Awards are a testament to the exceptional craftsmanship and dedication of the entrants, as well as FSEA's unwavering commitment to supporting the foil and specialty effects industry as a whole.

SunDance's Award Winning Pieces 

At SunDance, we are always excited to collaborate with clients to create award-winning pieces. We have a long-running track record of accolades and awards in the print community. Our facility specializes in a variety of commercial print, packaging, and wide-format options, which provides us with ample opportunity to deliver unique and stunning pieces for our clients. FSEA's Gold Leaf Awards gives us a platform to highlight some of the most notable foil-stamped and embellished work we produce within a given year. 

Here are our winning pieces for FSEA'S 2024 Gold Leaf Awards:

We want to extend a special thank you to all of our clients for trusting us with the production of their pieces. At SunDance, our objective is to be a reliable partner in print and production for all of our clients, offering expert support to enhance the brands we collaborate with.

Best Use of Foil / Embossing - Softback Book Cover

We couldn't be more proud to have won both Gold and Silver for the Best Use of Foil / Embossing—Softback Book Cover category! Both pieces in this category exemplify our team's dedication to customer service and quality.

SunDance Fourth Wing Cover

Bus Stop Shop's Fourth Wing Dust Jacket took home the Gold Leaf Award in the category. Artist and Shop Owner Stephanie designs enchanting literature-inspired book covers, stickers, and other goods for her online storefront. The Fourth Wing is a novel by Rebecca Yarros. Bus Stop Shop was granted permission to license and sell these beautiful book covers inspired by the story. During the design process, our pre-press team assisted with creating the foil layer in the artwork. This process is vital, as it dictates the placement of the foil when in production. This gorgeous dust jacket features rose-gold foil embellishments and soft-touch matte laminate.

SunDance Ferman Museum Book

The Heart of Nature: Highlights from the Ferman Wood Art Collection book won the Silver Leaf Award in this category. The book was produced to highlight The Heart of Nature exhibit at the University of Tampa, which featured 78 artworks from the Ferman Wood Art Collection. The publication's cover included a fold-out flap and detailed spot UV treatment. This impressive book also won the Best of Category Award for Covers at the 2023 Florida Print Awards in Orlando, Florida.

Best Use of Foil / Embossing - Presentation Folder

The Boheme offers a luxury dining experience like no other, and its award-winning menu holder is a perfect example of its dedication to excellence. Winning the Gold Leaf Award for Presentation Folder, this sophisticated menu holder provides both eye-catching design and tactile superiority. 

SunDance The Boheme Menu Folder

Our team of luxury binding craftspeople worked meticulously to ensure each menu holder was assembled with perfection in mind. This folder features gold foiling of the restaurant's name and an art-deco design embossed on the black leatherette cover. It is sure to impress anyone who encounters it.

Best Use of Foil / Embossing - Holiday Self-Promotion

The SunDance Holiday Popcorn Making Kit was created as a gift for our clients and partners to provide holiday fun and showcase our array of printing solutions. Our team is incredibly proud to have won a Silver Leaf Award for the design and production in the category of Holiday Self-Promotion. 

SunDance Holiday Kit

Our Holiday Popcorn Making Kit contains a variety of items featuring festive red and gold foil, including a gable box, die-cut instruction card, and gift tag. After all of our embellishments were added, our Kitting and Fulfillment team assembled the kits and prepped them for delivery. 

Best Use of Foil / Embossing - Unique Fold

Prismatic is an advertising and branding agency based in Orlando, Florida, renowned for its brilliant branding and magnetic marketing. The Prismatic Greeting Card Kit received the Silver Leaf Award in the category of Unique Fold for its creative use of design and embellishments.

SunDance Prismatic Kit

This greeting card kit features an array of cards with unique folds and bright designs. The cards and folder were printed on #100 Smooth Cover and embellished with silver holographic foil. The captivating design and playful text are sure to bring a smile to anyone who gets their hands on them.

Print Award-Winning Projects with SunDance

We are honored to have our hard work and dedication recognized by the prestigious FSEA Gold Leaf Awards. These accolades motivate us to continue pushing the boundaries of print and production, delivering exceptional results for our clients while upholding the highest standards of craftsmanship. We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who has entrusted us with producing their printed collateral. Here's to many more years of creativity, innovation, and excellence in the world of print and specialty embellishments!

If you are looking for an award-winning printing partner, SunDance is your one-stop solution for vibrant and creative collateral. Our team of print experts are here to assist with concept development, design, and production. 

Ready to start your next award-worthy piece? Contact Us Today!
Marissa Miller

Marissa Miller

Marissa is an Orlando native, bringing over ten years of experience in sales and marketing to the SunDance team. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida and Valencia College, receiving a BSBA in Marketing and a Technical Certificate in Graphic Design. As SunDance's Inside Sales and Marketing Manager, she supports sales and marketing initiatives.

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