Design + Print: good stuff for Nick and Eddie

March 25, 2009 by  

nick-and-eddieletterpressgift-certificateIf you dine at Nick and Eddie (right next door to Lunalux) your meal will be served on a large white plate decorated with the restaurant’s name in black. That simple dinner plate was the inspiration for the design of their gift certificates, which we made this winter. We letterpress-printed the text in black ink and blind-embossed the plate image on super-soft bright white stock, because we wanted to create a really striking texture. Opening the card reveals standard gift-certificate fare: to/from/amount blanks, the restaurant’s location and hours, and the certificate’s unique number (forgers beware!). Imagine if you received a card like this, tucked inside a deep red envelope – we think the gift certificate itself is so beautiful, it’s almost a present even if you couldn’t redeem it for fancy food!

nick-and-eddieletterpressbusinesscardWe printed business cards to match, too. The typesetting mimics the gold and black lettering on the restaurant’s big front window. Like the gift certificates, the cards are printed on 100% cotton Lettra cover. Simple, urban and luxurious. And while we’re tooting our own horn, we’ll give some love to our neighbors too. We love Nick and Eddie because it always feels like there’s something happening there, whether we’re enjoying a raucous Saturday-night burlesque show or reading the new City Pages at the bar on a quiet Wednesday. This newest kid on the block has brought some much-needed energy to the neighborhood! And now that our favorite chef Steven Brown is working there, we love it even more.

Click here to learn more about our custom business card and business stationery offerings, or browse our blog archives to read about other recent business stationery projects.


One Response to “Design + Print: good stuff for Nick and Eddie”

  1. Neal Shipley on February 5th, 2011 12:00 pm

    So I met my wife at the Nick and Eddie restaurant that used to be in NYC. I am trying to put together some memorabilia from our past and was wondering how I could get a business card or blank gift certificate with the Nick and Eddie design on it….

    Thanks for considering and would be more than happy to pay for any charges, shipping etc


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