Archive | February, 2012

No. 30

Call for Interns!

Are you a typography geek or have a love of letterpress? Elum is looking for creative and detail-oriented interns to assist with typesetting and production at our office in San Diego. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Illustrator is required. To apply, please email Amy at amy@elumdesigns.com. Please include a resume and a portfolio.

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Categories: Everything Else
No. 29

invitation inspiration – RESTORATION

The Restoration wedding invitation from our Elum Couture Vol. 2 album is a reflection of the revival of vintage and organic elements within an urban setting. This 3 color letterpress wedding invitation utilizes distressed typography that, when paired with subtle floral elements and a rustic textured background, exudes a shabby and (ultra) chic quality that is perfect for the hip couple looking for an invitation with a unique customized feel. Take a look below at the inspiration behind this modern trend-setting design, and check back again for more moods boards coming soon from our custom wedding invitation albums!

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Categories: Be Inspired, Everything Else, Latest Products
No. 28

custom letterpress invitation: LADIES WHO LUNCH

We recently designed a custom letterpress invitation for the ‘Ladies Who Lunch’  event benefiting the Temple Solel Early Childhood Center in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA. We were so delighted to see that our invitation design inspired these amazing cookies that were personalized just for us! We were blown away by the gratitude the women of the Temple showered upon us. It’s this type of response that makes us so thankful to be in this wonderful business. (Not to mention, the cookies were delicious!)

Custom LetterpressCheck out more of our custom letterpress invitation designs for social occasions Here!

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Categories: Everything Else, In the Studio
No. 27

PATISSERIE invitation inspiration

Urban meets rustic with the trendsetting ‘Patisserie‘ letterpress wedding invitation suite from our new Umi 2 album. Antique lace inspired artwork is kicked up a notch when paired with bold distressed typography.Fresh and innovative in design, our Patisserie suite is the ultimate letterpress wedding invitation for a hip trend-setting couple.We chose to letterpress this invitation in cool ‘Fog’ gray and bright ‘Mango’ inks which when paired together emphasize this design’s hip and stylish edge.

Take a peek below at the inspiration behind this unique invitation suite, and come back again for more moods boards coming soon from our new Umi 2 album!

letterpress wedding

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No. 26

WATERMARK wedding invitation Featured

We’re flattered that the Impressed Inc blog chose to feature our ‘Watermark‘ wedding invitation in their “White Winter Night” inspiration board. Our Watermark letterpress invitation suite is a modern and minimalist design featuring a dramatic blind debossed ‘watermark’ of the event date.

Click on the link below to view the Impressed Inc blog entry that showcases an array of ideas for a gorgeous monochromatic affair!

watermark wedding invitation

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Categories: Everything Else, Press
No. 25

LUXE wedding invitation inspiration

The glamorous Luxe wedding invitation suite from our new Umi 2 album is a spectacular display of light and perspective. This sparkling modern design was inspired by the way light reacts when reflected off of crystal chandeliers. By letterpress printing on textured pearlized metallic paper, we were able to add even more depth to this dazzling and sophisticated invitation. Take a look below at the inspiration behind this elegant design, and check back again for more moods boards coming soon from our new Umi 2 album!

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