Nicole and Michael are set to wed this May in the beautiful city of Chicago. She contacted us looking for an elegant save the date to match their Art Deco inspired theme. They told us about their love of the Gatsby era and Art Nouveau motifs. We thought of the postcard as a message from the times adorned with hand lettered type and beautiful flourishes. The design was then letterpressed in gold foil on black paper stock. The use of this color combo was fitting for the times and the black tie nature of the event. The save the date was letterpressed by Gilah Press + Design and the calligraphy is by featherletter.
Their bohemian beach wedding invitation was a lot of fun to design. Valentina and Enrique were married this past August on the beautiful island of Venezuela, where they met and fell in love. We instantly felt ombre would be the perfect way to capture the feeling of warm island sunsets. Since the invitations were hand delivered, we wrapped the transparent gold envelopes in gold and white bakers twine like a package topping them off with hanging tags that were hand addressed. The invitation and tags were all letterpressed by Gilah Press + Design.
Their magical wedding took place at the historical landmark Angel Orensanz Foundation which is the oldest surviving synagogue building in New York, built in 1849. The historical landmark inspired us to work in a romantic vintage style. We then tied that in with their adorable details that unfolded their personal love story. The house imprinted on the wax seal represents their first home together and so much more. We love that this invitation is chock full of symbolism.
Jenn and Alex’s destination wedding took place against the scenic backdrop of Northern California, set amongst the beautiful vineyards where they shared many special memories. They liked the idea of a romantic rustic theme that easily paired well with the natural setting of wine country. We felt the tall invitation layout gave the feeling of a wine bottle. The bakers twine topped with the heart hangtag tied everything together delivering the perfect package.
After working with Bianca on her wedding invitations, she came back to us for her Speakeasy themed birthday bash! Immediately we thought of the sliding peepholes & secret passwords associated with prohibition. We came up with the idea of a full sized sleeve with a perforated pull tab that would revel the password behind it. Printed on black paper with silver ink gave it a 1920's sophistication while being packaged in a brown paper envelope to conceal it's more sinister purpose.
Invite images by Jason Kempin
I received this vintage ice cream carton from Cali via Jenn today! We've found a few so far, they're great inspiration and we hope to build a fun collection.
Jackie & Scott gave us the challenge of combining the organic beauty of their wedding location with the industrial town in which they lived into their monogram. We incorporated 2 strong yet very different stylistic type faces that we feel did just that. The one color invitation is clean & simple with a whimsical tone.
Sarah & Dean had a romantic beach wedding with an Art Deco flair. We created their 1940’s inspired monogram for their tote bags & thank you notes. The thank you notes were letterpressed in silver ink onto a thick black matte stock that screams style & sophistication.
Amy & Jon were married in Amy's home town of Philadelphia, PA at the Belleveue Hotel in an elegant black tie affair. They came to us wanting their silhouettes and a lovely quote incorporated into their wedding monogram. We were able to integrate a stethoscope in the shape of a heart as a little nod to Amy’s profession as a doctor. The whole suite was packaged in a beautiful champagne colored fabric pouch with a button/tag detail. Over all, the look was sophisticated a very sweet, just like them.
Continuing with Amy & Jon’s silhouette & Philadelphia theme, we created a much more playful invitation for their rehearsal dinner while keeping the look and feel cohesive. The pair is set on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge with the Philly skyline behind. We created a small stamp like symbol that says “let love ring” surrounding the Liberty Bell for an extra dash of hometown charm.
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- Mary & Jenn