After last week’s moving announcement post, Sarah from Foglio Press sent over the letterpress moving announcements from her own recent move to a new home. They’re so clean and minimalist, which is so different from most moving announcements. Aren’t they pretty?
From Sarah: I designed them and worked with Kseniya Thomas of Thomas Printers for the letterpress printing. We used Arturo’s pale blue stock (inspired by the pale blue color of my new home!) and printed with a pop of turquoise complemented by a blind impression. On the blind impression we used a clear varnish which actually ended up giving those design elements a bit of a greenish-blue tint against the blue paper – a happy accident which turned out really pretty and added a touch more contrast to the blind impression!
I chose a feathery, leafy pattern to go down the sides and add a little bit of a feminine touch to the otherwise minimal and modern design, and I designed the pattern so that the negative letterpress space would leave the pattern itself raised. The artwork at the top is the actual elevation of my home, scanned in from the floor plans.
Photo Credits: Foglio Press
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