Fine Tuning Those Pesky Edge Spots

knightstand77

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Merry Christmas!

About a year ago I played around with some designs, got some feedback, had the files made and placed my order: 10,000 chips (casino party business).
Once the chips were in house, I was very pleased with what I had but I felt some tiny things could be tweaked a tad.

The first was that the edge spots ate up a lot of the chip. Almost too much I felt as the base color was getting lost in all the colors and it made the chip look very busy.
Solution: Go from 4 edge spots down to 3. Issue solved and new chips will still blend in pretty well the others when stacked.

The other issue was the faux inlay. These are smooth ceramic chips and I felt the black inlay made the chip look too dark. I want it bright and lively. So I changed up the fake inlay from black to white & made the denomination match the base color, too. It also has a nice outline around it to make it stand out a bit more. I may end up tweaking it a bit to add a fading gradient, from the base color to white. If you've seen the Deja Vu or High Roller Poker club designs, that's my inspiration.

The next is the colors. The base colors are fixed (maybe? Dayglo colors really make them pop!) but I can handle tweaking the 5 & 25 a little. I think the others look pretty sharp.
In my initial post for feedback, someone mentioned white and yellow don't go well together and I should have heeded that! It looked fine on a computer screen, but not so much in your hand. Same with the blue on green $25 chip.

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Welcome back!

I would try not to use the same edge spot colour (and size) for two adjacent denominations. I would change one of the white spots in either the $1 or the $5 to something else. Your black chip has two darker edge spots - I would choose at least one to brighten up and heighten contrast.
 

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Welcome back!

I would try not to use the same edge spot colour (and size) for two adjacent denominations. I would change one of the white spots in either the $1 or the $5 to something else. Your black chip has two darker edge spots - I would choose at least one to brighten up and heighten contrast.
Much appreciated! See if this grabs your fancy!

Changes:
$5 - white edge spot to yellow
$25 - base to dayglo green. It does help the blue stand out more.
$100 - removed red on edge spot and replaced with white
$1000 - currency color matches chip base color
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I'd say it's improved!
Thanks! I think it's very close and I AM listening!
The 1's don't get a ton of play except at Craps & a little at Poker so I think I can get aways with white edge spots on the lower end chips.
I like the yellow on the 1000... but I love how the orange pops even more. Plus, the black outline on the '1000' coincides with the black edge spot, too.
I think adding yellow to the 100 helps it stand out a bit.

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