The Mapping of Letterpress

Map: a visual representation of an area, a symbolic representation of elements in space. Maps have been used for thousands of years to communicate, orient, teach, and to illuminate. In letterpress and design, maps offer a fabulous blend of lines, shapes, symbols, density, and negative space to play [...] Read More

MONDAY | Life’s A Picnic

Recently, we’ve been really into the idea of transforming engagement photo shoots into something more dynamic and fun! Some couples want something more out of the experience. But how do you spice it up, make it original, and show your style? We love the concept of announcing your engagement to[...] Read More

MONDAY | Singular Rings

New beginnings… a novel week, a fresh start, revived hope, and renewed love. We’re thinking outside the box this Monday about love’s metallic incarnations. White gold and white diamonds might not ever be passé, but maybe you find yourself wishing for something more… you? He[...] Read More

INSPIRE | Stamp of Approval

We all want to find a way to leave our mark on the world and what better way than a personalized rubber stamp? From return addresses to off-beat designs, rubber stamps are an inexpensive, nostalgic way to make paper your own. The upside? You’ll get to keep them forever! From Em-Press Design, w[...] Read More

MONDAY | Engagement shoots

Love is styled and imagined so many different ways. For an untraditional couple looking to take engagement photos, the fear is often that the pictures will convey a staleness and awkwardness in front of the camera. Sometimes, the unease can be alleviated by the best photographers, but sometimes it m[...] Read More

Greetings from Hartford!

We are thrilled to be rolling out our new line of Hartford-themed greeting cards!  We think these cards are fabulous (if we do say so ourselves!) and wanted to take a minute to tell you more about them.Here is the full set of five cards: As you can see, the cards share a general aesthetic: [&hellip[...] Read More

Modern Romance

Hold onto your hats, people – this is about to be one massively amazing blog post! Awhile back, our lovely friends Mai and Ek got engaged. You might remember Ek from our post, “The Paper Makes the Man.” If so, you’ll recall that Ek is an impeccably stylish guy with pretty a[...] Read More

Industrial Revolution

Here in L.A. and spending the afternoon pondering raw spaces, industrial landscapes, and, of course, weddings! After getting a great cut at Refuge salon in Echo Park, which is located inside a huge warehouse of broken windows, old school lockers, and basket swings hanging from 35 foot rafters, the[...] Read More

La Belle Epoque

New to the boutique hotel scene in New York is the NoMad Hotel, a stunning, painstakingly detailed space that evokes the romanticism and charm of the Age of Innocence. The restaurant and bar (above) are broken into several rooms, each whispering a page out of an Edith Wharton novel. It is hard not [...] Read More

Ladies Day!

Last year, the Art Institute of Chicago opened a photography exhibition entitled The Three Graces. The exhibition centered around 500 vintage snapshots, found and collected by Peter J. Cohen, that featured trios of women captured in countless milieus. The title of the exhibition comes from the class[...] Read More