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It is to no surprise that the word calligraphy is derived from two Greek words – “kallos” meaning “beauty” and “graphein” meaning “to write”. Calligraphy is known for its elegant letterforms and when translated literally, means “beautiful writing”. As stated by the Manuscript Pen Company, “From the moment the first quill hit the first piece […]

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One thing we love highlighting on is how customizable our semi-custom collection truly is! Here we wanted to show you how the same design, our Monet design, takes on a completely different aesthetic in each of these 3 approaches. No. 01 – Black Handmade Paper For a more moody and bold aesthetic, we love using […]

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Here at Ink & Press Co. we are proud to be one of few stationers stateside that offers foil on velvet for both Save the Dates and wedding invitation suites. There is no lying that this unique combination is sure to wow your guests and make a statement. The refined combination of foil on velvet […]

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For the Rachael Ellen Events and Kenzie Victory workshop during October in Paris, France, I was asked to create an invitation suite for this intimate elopement editorial on the Seine. For this editorial I knew I wanted to play around with a classic but fresh color palette, clean lines, and custom monogram details. Little did […]

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Jasmine and Steve, Australian natives, married at the stunning Château Allure du Lac in the Loire Valley in France. Their intimate wedding was romantic, timeless, and drew on classic French elements. For Jasmine’s paper goods we focused on simple yet stunning details – the deckled edge of handmade paper, a floral monogram, and gold calligraphy […]

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Jen and Zach fell in love on the beach and although both are Utah natives, they figured what better way to celebrate their love than in Newport Beach. For their destination wedding, we created a custom invitation suite highlighting a bright and playful palette. Each card was letterpressed in a different color with the same […]

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Inks, nibs, pens… oh my! Finding the perfect gift for the artist in your life can be tricky. Especially when “gum arabic” isn’t actually a brand of chewing gum but instead a paint thickener. For this holiday season, we’ve compiled the ultimate gift list for the artist and calligrapher in your life. The best part? […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! I love the Christmas season and the joy it brings. One of my favorite activities is sitting by our Christmas tree with hot cocoa nearby, wrapping gifts, and all with a heartwarming Christmas movie on in the background (either White Christmas or Holiday Inn preferred!). In celebration […]

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Nikki and Michael married in the fine art museum, Legion of Honor, in downtown San Francisco. Working with an amazing team of vendors, SmittenKiss Weddings and Events brought Nikki and Michael’s museum wedding to life with Jen Huang capturing every detail perfectly. For Nikki and Michael’s invitation suite we focused on a fine art aesthetic […]

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Alexa and Tyler’s garden wedding was nothing short of luxurious. Their estate wedding featured shades of blush, sage, and ivory. For Alexa and Tyler’s invitation suite we went with a custom design highlighting romantic hand-drawn florals. Their suite was letterpressed in a dove grey on handmade paper. With a custom illustration, a gold foil vellum […]