COMPLIMENTS OF was a set of calling cards printed with eerily specific
No two decks were alike. The cards were designed to be signed
and handed out by the owner, then cherished forever by the recipient.
Each deck included 20 Compliments suited for friends, lovers, crushes,
coworkers, spouses, bosses, parents, landlords, mailmen, milkmen, ombudsmen,
For special splurge occasions, a Platinum Package(TM) was available for the
reasonable cost of $100,000. The Platinum Package(TM) included a two-hour
consultation with the Compliments creators and a custom deck of never-to-be-
repeated Compliments tailored specifically for the customer's needs and edged
in 24-karat gold.
Cards were printed on 120# stock and edge-painted in cayenne. They sold
out after being featured in Oprah's O Magazine.
Created in collaboration with McKenna Kemp.
Photographs by Alexandra Amarotico.