Happy Holidays! A year in review

Happy Holidays! A year in review

It’s been an amazing year!  I will be closing the office (except for currently in-process projects) until January 5th. I shipped my last holiday order yesterday (the 21st) and I need to lie down for about a week and wean myself back off caffeine. I wanted to do one of those maps where you color in every state/province/country you (or in this case, my albums) have been too, but they’re just too big. I definitely would like to...

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Video! Cute red hot flush album for Sarah Hoppes Photography

Video! Cute red hot flush album for Sarah Hoppes Photography

Among the many things that are awesome about the photographers I design for, besides getting to work with their fabulous pictures, is the pictures they take of the finished albums. Or in this case, the video! (video is on my “to learn” list, but I expect to get there in maybe 2014 at this rate.) So check out this great 8×8 skinny flush wedding album in Red Hot vegan leather, with a cover inset and silver imprinting, from...

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“Out of Africa” inspired wedding album

To go with their wedding’s “Out of Africa” theme, Manya and Brian chose the weathered brown leather “Bomber Jacket” for the cover of their flush album, to look as much like a vintage book as possible. Inside, I balanced the design between the vintage feel of the wedding — antique cream as the background color of the pages, and almost all black and white images rendered in a old-fashioned cinnamon sepia...

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Dancing the night away

Dancing the night away

I had so much fun designing this album featuring a spectacular bride and groom dance for Annie O wedding photography of Pittsburgh. It was a 15″x10″ horizontal flush album, which opens to 30″ wide; the large page size allows for more images to comfortably fit on the page, and therefore fewer pages can be in the book, making it thinner (and lighter) while still being a very grand presence on the coffee...

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