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BROWSE


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Client

Self


Quantity Produced

100


Production Cost

NZ$1,200 incl. GST (US$945.60)


Production Time

5 Days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

99 mm × 99 mm (3.9 in × 3.9 in) for cards, 297 mm × 297 mm (11.7 in × 11.7 in) for folding invite


Page Count


Paper Stock

Cards: 330 gsm uncoated cotton
Invite: 140gsm uncoated FSC mix


Number of Colors

2 Spot

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Belwe Mono
Belwe
Gill Sans

 

Light-hearted but romantic, this wedding invite beckons us to the timelessness of a past era while celebrating the awesomeness that is the now. Plus, those portraits rule.

We are getting married at Alberton, an old Victorian house (rare in New Zealand) that was occupied until the 1970s, but is now considered a historic place and available for tours and events. I photographed ornaments from around the house to incorporate into the design and tried to typographically match to the spirit of the house—choosing GIll Sans as it was on a few books and old packaged items on display. Given the Victorian theme, incorporating old stock illustrations and slightly silly photos of ourselves seemed appropriate—the wedding will be quite a casual affair, so having a bit of humour in the invites was important.

Annelies and Sam Wedding Invitation ---
Annelies and Sam Wedding Invitation ---
Annelies and Sam Wedding Invitation

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Jessica Mullen

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Date Published

January 13, 2012

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