Vintage Typewriter Wedding Invitations

August 24, 2011







I was designing these invitations around the time I decided to stop working with wedding clients. But to be clear the decision had nothing to do with these clients in particular – Neeley and Erik were fantastic. They were the kind of client that had a few requirements (vintage typewriter, a black & red color palette) and let me run with it. I was so pleased with the final prints I almost backed out on my decision to quit designing wedding invites.

I designed these invitations using my actual typewriter. It was a little inspired by my own invitations with the signatures at the bottom. I had the save the dates printed on actual carbon paper to make them feel that much more real. I had a custom rubber stamp made for the return address on the kraft paper envelopes. But I still included some modern design elements, like the tabs at the top of the invitation and map, so the suite didn’t feel too themed or hokey.

Here’s a huge thanks to Neeley and Erik for letting me be a small part of their big day.

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