wedding invitations

2 articles tagged as wedding invitations

Here is another set of letterpress invitations in alternating colorways. Originally the yellow ink was being used as the body copy and on the RSVP – ultimately the yellow ink was proving difficult and wanting to be orangish. So bizarre! So in the end the bride went with the pool/gravel ink colorway, paired with the yellow envelopes. Printers of the world, how do you feel about printing type with light colors? Sometimes I feel like there is a time and place where hierarchy and imagery marry well enough to let the blind impression type (or lightly printed type) work beautifully. However, on other occasions it just doesn’t seem to mesh. Have you ever dealt with that on a particular job? Clients, what is your opinion – what is more important on a wedding invitation specifically – color harmony or type? I can’t …

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Hey guys and dolls! So I’ve been working on a few things that are new and I’m almost ready to unveil. However I am totally stumped with one of the designs I’ve been working on and thought I’d put it out there for a critique from you all. Who doesn’t love the story of Tristian and Isolde? I know I do, and in a perfect legend they would have gotten hitched instead of Isolde marrying King Mark of Cornwall. Of course I love Celtic knot patterns and thought it fitting to design a wedding suite for Tristian and Isolde true to her Irish heritage. The thing I’m hung up on are colors and the bridal logo. It’s been harder for me to pull this suite together as a cohesive whole and am looking for feedback. Does the bridal logo look like a …

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