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Kathryn and Taylor Gilpin

Quantity Produced

200 of 4 pieces

Production Cost


Production Time

1 month total for 2 separate runs

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

Invitation: 5 in × 7 in
RSVP and Thank You cards: 4.875 in × 3.5 in
Program: 6.5 in × 11 in

Page Count

Paper Stock

Crane Lettra, 110 lb C

Number of Colors

1 spot color, 1 blind deboss




Filosophia by Zuzana Licko
Freebooter Script by Apostrophic Labs


Kathryn and Taylor’s wedding system is elegant and polished without feeling too serious. A blind deboss makes the materials literally less stuffy, a subtle way to lighten up a formal affair.

The theme of the wedding was antique / vintage, but not overbearingly so. The goal, then, was to allude to classic wedding design with a fresh set of eyes. I used timeless typographic cues but with modern faces. I worked with an old-school letterpress shop but with a modern, toothy stock. I used a formal color palette but with a warm grey instead of black and a blind deboss instead of a second spot color to create a less stuffy look and feel. The result was a quietly elegant and relatively affordable set of pieces that perfectly complimented the event. The system includes an invitation, RSVP card, program and thank you card.

Kathryn and Taylor Wedding Package ---
Kathryn and Taylor Wedding Package ---
Kathryn and Taylor Wedding Package ---
Kathryn and Taylor Wedding Package ---
Kathryn and Taylor Wedding Package ---
Kathryn and Taylor Wedding Package ---
Kathryn and Taylor Wedding Package


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Date Published

March 9, 2012


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