When Pantone announced Tangerine Tango as the 2012 color of the year we couldn’t wait to customize a new design around it. We love the versatility of this cheerful and bright color. Our newly released Tangelo ink is the perfect way to incorporate this color trend into your stationery – for anything from a spring wedding or baby shower to your own personal note card set or calling cards.
Inspired by a recent design from Judy Paulen Designs at Bloomingdale’s, we created this Marinwood variation. We changed the floral motif to our widely popular peony artwork and updated the ink to our on-trend Tangelo. Changing these custom elements from the original Marinwood suite, gives a whole new life to this best-selling design. For embellishment, a custom Satin Copper foil die was added to really make it shine!
Enjoy a peek at our Tangelo inspiration below!
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We chose a tonal palette for this Tangerine Tango look, but another thing we love about this color is how it can be beautifully paired with so many other colors. Wouldn’t it look amazing paired with our Parchment, Sunshine or Petal inks? Or Satin Silver foil? What would you love to see this 2012 color of the year paired with?
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We are very happy to announce a new series of posts we will be doing over the next few months designed to provide you with little sneak peeks into the creation of our new album, the Dauphine Press Custom Wedding Portfolio II! We’ve had quite a lot of fun pulling inspiration for these projects and we are incredibly excited to see the finished suites rolling off the presses.
Today we present you with the first installment, our Marinwood tri-fold save the date. Below you will see our initial inspiration board and then … a few snapshots of the final product!
INSPIRATION BOARD CREDITS (clockwise from top): Funny umbrella photography by Robert Sukrachand (via Snippet & Ink ) | Outdoor table photography by Gia Canali Photography (via Style Me Pretty ) | Flowers by Susie Nadler for Flora Grubb (via Style Me Pretty ) | La Versha Chair from Anthropologie | Boutonnières by Naomi DeMañana for Martha Stewart Weddings (via Snippet & Ink ) | Pillow in Imperial Trellis by Kelly Wearstler | Bedding patterns by Rubie Green (via Ruby Press Blog ) | Cake stand by Bauer | Bicycle by Velorbis.
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For several years, we have worked with The Hamlin School, a private girls’ school in San Francisco, on invitation projects. This year we again collaborated with the school on a colorful and fun invitation for their Spring Gala which took place at San Francisco City Hall and featured Bollywood dancers. This year’s theme was “Live. Work. Play.” and the invitation design focused on a hand drawn floral Mendhi design.
In setting the theme for the event, we designed the invitation for offset (flat) printing to achieve full-page knockouts that gave the large-format invitation a pop of color. We chose a bright pink envelope with the return address and floral motif letterpress printed in silver ink. The motif also spilled over to the front of the envelope when sealed. We also designed and printed a translucent fly sheet as an added layer to and was slipped into the oversized tri-fold invitation.
We were delighted to learn that the event was a wonderful success for the school and we look forward to working with the ladies from The Hamlin School again next year.