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Bespoke wedding stationery

19 May 2015

My brother and his partner Nick got married earlier this year, and if course I was straight in there volunteering to design and illustrate their wedding stationery. As my brother is obsessed with his cat and Nick is a keen bird-watcher, they wanted both of these creatures featured. We used a kraft paper and one colour print to match the earthy tones of their wedding palette. 

 

We loved the personalised design Heather created for us, it made the invite feel really special and our friends loved it

 

- Darren & Nick

 

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Above: Darren & Nick's bespoke wedding invite

 

bespoke stationery set

Above: Invite, RSVP card and Placecard

 

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Above: Detail of my illustration

 

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Above: RSVP card

 

The Halloween Masked Ball - typography

06 May 2015

 

The Summer Masked Ball has only just taken place, but they're already on to organising the next one at Flambards in Helston... this year's halloween themed one will be The Lost Boys. One of my favourite films as a kid! And I was quite in love with Keifer Sutherland and desperately wanted to be a vampire. However, my occupation led me to become a graphic designer rather than a vampire, but hey c'est la vie

Here is a visual of the typography I've just completed to advertise the event. With a brief from Alec Short of Rolling Sixes (who organise The Masked Ball every year) and illustrations by the talented Tarkus Blackmore, I set about creating a run-down fairground sign for the website. 

thumbnail scamp design

 

Above: a quick scamp to give myself a starting point

 

fairground sign type design

 

Above: I created my sign in Adobe Illustator

 

fairground sign with neon lights

 

Above: Neon lights added, which flash on and off on The Masked Ball homepage

 

website homepage design

 

Above: my typography and Tarkus Blackmore's illustrations complete The Masked ball homepage.

 

maskedball.net

 

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