Wednesday, February 1, 2017

2017 Topps

I'll be blunt, I'm not a fan of this year's Topps base design. When I saw the design six months ago I wasn't impressed. Now that the cards are out, my opinion has changed whatsoever. There's just too much wasted space on the cards because the design takes up about a third of the real estate, not to mention how overpowering it is. I've come to expect the photos to be the primary focus but that doesn't appear to be the case with this year's issue. Maybe it's me, but I miss borders on Topps flagship set. Full bleed photos should be reserved for sets like Stadium Club. Perhaps I'm just old fashioned when I say that I prefer a simpler design to a set that's been around since the 1950s.

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  1. The only thing this design has going for it is that it's better than last year. Other than that I'm not impressed.

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    1. I agree Nick. All the "white fog" on both sides of last year's design was a dumpster fire. I think Topps is trying to do too much with this product.

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