Saturday, March 29, 2014
709 in Point Pleasant. Here are pictures of the menus and table cards we created for the sample tables (themed Beach, Rustic, Art Deco and Cobalt Blue). The lovely flower arrangements and decorations were created by the talented team at Purple Iris Flower Shop, also in Point Pleasant.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Spring weddings are coming up quickly! We always enjoy having fun with typography. Michele and Michael's invitations are a mix of traditional formal and modern elements, as well as masculine and feminine touches (twine and lace/navy and pink).
Friday, January 31, 2014
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Sunday, January 19, 2014
We recently completed our first international map for clients in Edinburgh, Scotland. The map showcases not only their wedding but some highlights from their history as a couple and their native homes of Colombia/Madrid and Geneva, Switzerland.
Thursday, January 2, 2014
here. Here are three new save the date designs we have completed since the fall. Hand-lettering is something we have had an affinity for a long time. In the design world, lettering by hand has increased in popularity over the last couple of years. We couldn't be happier to incorporate it into our work even more often. The top design is our original illustration, and the photo credit for Stacey and Ryan goes to Elena Mitchell. Tricia and Tom's photograph was taken by sister-to-the-bride Lauren.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
It is not unusual for us to have clients ask us to create portraits as gifts. When our bride-to-be, Shannon, requested two movie poster parodies to give to her parents as wedding gifts, we were really excited. We have created "Father of the Bride" paintings before, but the "My Cousin Vinny" concept was a new challenge. Shannon and her mother shared a love for the movie for many years. Making the two of them into "Mona Lisa" and "Vinny" (and her older sister into the judge) was pretty amusing.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Occasionally we are asked to revisit certain ideas. We always like to freshen them up. The Irish County road sign table cards concept appealed to our clients Lauren and Ryan, whose April wedding at The Stateroom, Long Beach Island, New Jersey was beautifully shot by Gerald Paguio Photography. We loved seeing the map of Ireland seating cards displayed and captured in such a original and alluring way.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
|The final painting was used as the cover of a folding card wedding invitation.|
|RSVP postcard showcased photographs provided by the couple.|
Melissa and Kyle are having a Caribbean-themed wedding, and really wanted the island feel to come through in their wedding invitations. Their enthusiasm for the upcoming wedding (and this project) was contagious. We thought it would be different to show the process of how this particular illustrated map came together in stages.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Pavilion at the Angus Barn. Given the historic and rustic location, we were 100% on board when the couple requested we accent those qualities in the invitation suite. From the hand-drawn monogram with a western feel to the burlap band and cotton paper to the rsvp language, we took full advantage of designing to fit their charming theme.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
|Downtown Manasquan, New Jersey, c. 1932. Our studio was rebuilt on this site in the late 1950s.|
|Looking toward Manasquan Inlet, c. 1932|
|Sea Girt, New Jersey, c. 1932. The large building in the lower center of the photograph is the Stockton Hotel.|
It was destroyed by fire in 1965.
|Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, c. 1932. The original Jenkinson's Pavilion on the Boardwalk.|
|Shore Airport Letterhead (top) and the Pilot with his plane.|
These photographs are family heirlooms and magnificent examples of history at the Jersey Shore. Matt's grandfather was a pilot in the area in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He owned one of the first airports in central New Jersey. We salvaged and restored these and several other photographs from his collection. Given that the shore has been developed so much since this moment in time, seeing empty lots this close to the ocean is amazing. Prints are available for purchase.