Musings Of A Stationery Designer

Typography

Illustrated | Type

Illustrated | Type

Love these illustrations by Anja Mulder.. hope you enjoy as well!

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Fine | Dining

Fine | Dining

I have some new menu and matching seating cards available in the boutique this week! They are great for dinner and wine tasting parties.  The Bon Appetit comes with 10 cards and 10 matching seating cards in bright red with matching envelopes – the Glass of Pinot is created in shades of purple for a [...]

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Lunch | Box

Lunch | Box

La Belle Vie Girl goes back to school…. with sets of lunch box messages for children of all ages! Lunch Box Love comes in both red and blue for boys and pink and green for girls. Slip one in your child’s lunch box or book bag and put a smile on their face.  Hope everyone [...]

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Pretty | Paper

Pretty | Paper

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! I’ve been working in the studio this evening. I have several new sets of social stationery that are going up in the boutique over the next few days…  most of the stationery for Fall 2010 will be dual sided, heavy silkscreened pattern on one side, the personalization, quote [...]

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Music | Lyrics

Music | Lyrics

Can you guess what soundtrack I listened to this afternoon while designing stationery sets inspired by music lyrics? I am introducing the first four out of twelve today. They are printed on 80 pound buttercreme paper with red apple envelopes,  available in sets of 10 for $12.00 a box at my boutique on Etsy.

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Wedding | Elements

Wedding | Elements

I love the typographical and design elements of the Paso Robles Wedding showcased on Style Me Pretty. The photographer of all of this beautiful work is Jen Rodriguez. The colors are beautiful.. I love summer weddings!

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Design | Inspiration

Design | Inspiration

Inspired this weekend by Jeff Canham’s invitation suite on page 190 of Martha Stewart Weddings Summer 2010 that I got in the mail today – love the typography and illustration in his work! Check out the current issue – and his other work below…. xoxo, Jenn *LOVE LOVE LOVE the sign painting.. FABULOUS! Images courtesy of [...]

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She | Him

She | Him

Smitten with this fabulous wedding invitation via Matt Dorfman at Share Some Candy.

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Haute | Summer

Haute | Summer

I’ve been very busy in the studio all week trying to get the Summer 2010 collection completed and ready for press….  but I wanted to take a moment and extend a huge THANKS{!} to all of my girlfriends and their daughters and mothers who graciously extended their fabulous names for the  ’Summer Couture’ and  ’It’s [...]

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Letterpress | Poster

Letterpress | Poster

Love this wonderful letterpress wedding poster I saw on pinterest all done with wooden and metal type by hand… WOW!

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Typeface | Table

Typeface | Table

SWOON! Love this periodic table of typefaces I found over on Ben’s ‘Art Worth Hanging Up’ on pinterest!

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Italic | Poster

Italic | Poster

I really love this poster designed by Dockery Design, found on my favorite new inspiration source, Pinterest! Brilliant, simple design..

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Music | Philosophy

Music | Philosophy

love, love, love these typography illustrations from music philosophy… now i have the rolling stones song stuck in my head!

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Fail | Better

Fail | Better

Love this posters I saw on Sfgirlbybay and Keep Calm Gallery…  great typography!

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Type | Exploration

Type | Exploration

I ran into designer and illustrator Sasha Prood on behance this evening.. FABULOUS {!} – check out this wonderful alphabet! I love the L, R and Z! Thanks for the inspiration Sasha.. just what I needed tonight!

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Sliced | Bread

Sliced | Bread

Burak Kaynak from Istanbul, Turkey has some of the neatest portfolio pieces – the sliced bread notebooks are one of my favorites!

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hyperactivity | typography

hyperactivity | typography

Fun, brilliant and super cool are four words I would use to describe this book…. huge thumbs up to Studio3! Hyperactivetypography is a typography book packed with fun activities to test your typography skills… love their blog too!

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Typography | Inspiration

Typography | Inspiration

I am still working-between-work to complete my studio move …. its going to be a typographical inspired room. I wanted to share a bunch of great letterpress and screen printed posters I am considering. How could you not be motivated in a room surrounded with this posters? I love it! Have Your Cake Poster By [...]

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Fabulous | Invitation

Fabulous | Invitation

Designers Gauius Benbow and Nadia Payan created this fabulous invitation for their own wedding. Fantastic!

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Incomplete | Manifesto

Incomplete | Manifesto

This evening, I am really enjoying the illustration of artist, Hanna Viktorsson. I love her series entitled “An Incomplete Manifesto of Growth” …a few of the pieces follow below… enjoy!

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Yissus Gallana | Illustration

Yissus Gallana | Illustration

I love Yissus Gallana, an illustrator and artist out of Madrid. His hands on type is fantastic!

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Tipos | Latinos

Tipos | Latinos

These are 3 of the posters designed for the international exhibit “Tipos Latinos 2010″. 70 typefaces and 8 “fonts in use” works were selected to be part of the show. See more at tiposlatinos.com.

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Brooklyn | Fare

Brooklyn | Fare

Steven Jockisch created this clever identity/branding for Brooklyn Fare.

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Identity | Inspire

Identity | Inspire

Really inspired today by Denis Olenik Design Studio and the identity package of Bella Sicilia.

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