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Unconventional Invitations

We are finally getting around to posting our feature in Design Bureau's wedding publication titled "Unconventional Invitations." We are honored to be listed amongst all the other talented designers. Thanks Design Bureau!


Southern Shout Out!

Thanks Southern Weddings for including our Charlotte & Justin invitation in your Fab Finds! You can pick up a copy of this beautiful brand new issue right here.


The Office Of Angela Scott

Mary and I worked on this logo about a year ago and we just stumbled upon the finished product recently. Seeing the logo printed on the actual shoe is super fun! The brand is inspired by glamour with the tradition and quality of men's bespoke footwear. Be sure to check out more of her collection right here.


Sara & David

Sara and David met and fell in love in chemistry class back in their University of Michigan days. We thought this story was so charming and the perfect opportunity to play around with a little science meets pretty. Their RSVP postcard was our favorite piece to design because the couple gave us a list of items that was significant in telling their love story. The complete suite turned out to be sweet chemistry.


Hello, Nice To Meet You!

These bright and fun business cards were created for a very dear friend of ours as a going away gift. An extremely talented writer on a journey West, we knew she needed something that would stand out! Yellow represented the sunny state she was heading to as well as her personality. With room on the back to share her thoughts, we felt these cards were a small way to leave a big impression. To see more of Caitlin's thoughts, check out her blog, The Importance of Being Urban.


Lauren & Alex Part ll

After creating such a fun nautical save the date for the couple, they came back to us for some other lovely goodies. Small glass bottles were filled with a beautiful range of sea glass, the corks stamped with each table number and finished with turquoise and navy escort tags. Additionally, beautiful decorative signs were created by letterpressing into whitewashed veneer, and the table numbers were inspired from the save the date maps. Congrats to Mr. and Mrs. Carabelli, it was a pleasure! The top 3 featured photos are courtesy of Person + Killian Photography.


Stephanie and Ben

Stephanie and Ben are set to marry this May in a small gathering at the beautiful Blue Hill at Stone Barns. The first time we met, they came to us with a bag filled with beautiful papers and postcards, personal photos and necklaces. Having that kind of inspiration was truly amazing and gave us a real sense of who they were as a couple. Their wedding definitely had a bohemian spirit to it that we knew right away we wanted to capture. All the elements are hand drawn, including the monogram hands which were sketched from a picture of the couple in India holding up peace signs, to the borders which were inspired by the flower garlands that will be a main decoration during their ceremony. By digging through the details and getting to know Steph and Ben, we were able to create a casual yet striking design that we truly believe represents them as a whole.


Special Feature

Last week Ice Cream Social was featured on Martha Stewart Weddings: The Bride's Guide. We were so flattered they asked us to take part in a little interview and reveal a new wedding invitation we just finished designing. You can check it all out right here...


Silver, or should we say Orange Lining

Photographer Sarah Silver came to us with a project that we all referred to as the "Big Book Project". The assignment was to completely revamp her branding by way of her portfolio. The challenge was to take her inspiring photography and create a place worthy of it all being showcased. The result was a subtle grey and neon orange color combo, acetate overlays with bold graphics and rubber accents. It was a year long labor of love, but the result is a cohesive branding system that sets Sarah apart yet doesn't take away from her beautiful product. To see more process and view additional images, a feature was published on PDN online.


Lauren and Alex

Lauren and Alex are all set to wed this June in a beautiful resort overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Their special destination is located on Cape Cod, which is also a place they have shared many good times with family and friends over the years. Lauren and Alex came to us with a passion for preppy meets nautical and an interest in hand drawn maps. What better way to announce this New England style wedding then with a map save the date printed on canvas and wrapped up with a ribbon bellyband.


My Love, My Deer

Katy and Giff were married on a family ranch in Sandpoint, Idaho on July 31st. The ranch style wedding inspired itself perfectly to a wood invitation. Their deer and flower logo, is a nod to their engagement story, and was letterpressed into a birch veneer and then backed with a ditsy floral fabric. It was accompanied by a letterpresses RSVP postcard and welcome drinks invitation. The logo and design aesthetic were carried throughout the wedding creating a beautifully sweet sensation! All of the below pictures were taken by Sean Watson Photo.


Delicious Design

Ice Cream Social will be launching a brand new website this Fall that will feature our first collection of wedding stationery. It has been months in the making and we are so excited that the moment will soon be arriving! Stay posted at www.icecreamsocialshoppe.com.

Hello Brooklyn

Jason and Kim were married this past September at Stage 6 at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn. Even though Brooklyn is just a hop skip away from Manhattan where they live, they felt as if it was their own special destination for their wedding day. Because of the location, they liked the idea of celebrating Brooklyn throughout their stationery in a vintage fashion. The lace inspiration came from the bride's dress and the leaf stamp on the wax seal represented central park where Jason proposed to Kim. The table number luminaries had a series of designs that rotated throughout such as a vintage map of brooklyn, the brooklyn bridge, and Jason and Kim's monogram. The whole look was carried out on the save the date, stationery, programs, table numbers, and candy favor bags. All of the below pictures were taken by Weddings by Chris Leary Photography.

Jason & Kim

I also wanted to share Jason and Kim's amazing engagement photos taken in one of my favorite spots in Brooklyn...Dumbo. It always makes for a beautiful backdrop. These photos were taken by photographer Jason Kempin who will be launching his wedding site this fall. If you are interested in contacting him for your wedding you can get in touch at jkempin@gmail.com.


Reinventing Letterpress

We have been featured in our first published book-yippee! Reinventing Letterpress by Charlotte Rivers. The book pictured below is actually the European version, but the US version was released this week by Chronicle Books under the title Little Book of Letterpress.The book covers the history of letterpress, explanations of the different types of presses, sneak peeks of different studios, and features amazing presses and designers who use letterpress from all around the world. We are so flattered to be part of such an amazing book. The book can be purchased right here.