by Margot Hallac from Atelier Isabey
- Founder & Creative Director, Atelier Isabey
- FInished BFA, Communication in Parsons School of Design
Do You Believe That Wedding Invitations Have Changed Over Time?
Yes! And they continue to change over time as trends and new technologies evolve. For a very long time, invitations were simple ivory cards that were either engraved or written in calligraphy with no added ornamentation. Most of the time they just came with a layer of tissue paper on the inside and that was it. As times have changed, we’ve seen more and more couples depart from typical cookie-cutter... Read More »
Should I Hand Write the Wedding Invitations to Cut Costs?
Unless you are a professional hand calligrapher or expert typographer, we highly advise against handwriting your own invitations. Your wedding invitations and save the dates are the first impression that guests will get of your wedding so in our opinion, this is really not the place to cut corners and attempt to write it out yourself. Most designers and calligraphers have spent their entire careers perfecting the art of fine... Read More »
Do You Believe There Is an Art of Storytelling Heavily Influenced in Your Creations?
Absolutely. As a custom invitation design studio, one of the most important things that our invitations should do is to tell a story. Sometimes it's the couple's story, how they met, their heritage, their own personal style or unique background. Other times it may be the look or theme of their wedding day. A wedding that takes place in a grand ballroom in the winter should look discernibly different from... Read More »