Tagged animals

Stationery Saturday with Caravan Vet

For the April 6 Stationery Saturday, we’re personalizing animal-themed lettersheets. Crazy for cats? You’ll love the sleepy kitten. Fancy a fox? We got that covered. And there’s a wiener dog, a chickadee and a squirrel too! Pick your favorite critter (or two) and we’ll imprint a set for you with the name or phrase of …

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Design + Print: Wondrous perforated invitations

Last week we were asked to create invitations for the opening night of Thom Pham’s Wondrous Azian Kitchen, a much-anticipated new restaurant in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Sometimes when clients approach us to turn around jobs in a matter of days, we simply can’t accommodate them because we’re so busy. In this instance, we …

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Design + Print: custom letterpress bookplates

Do you love the tradition of book plates as much as we do? If so, consider marking your biblio-territory with a personalized sticker. We’ve created a few recently and are excited to share them here. These bookplates (click on the image to the left for a larger view) were created for a friend who was …

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Design + Print: Squirrelly wedding invitations

We recently created this unique wedding invitation for Nicole and Zeb, a sweet couple with a nutty sense of humor. At our initial meeting, the betrothed were interested in two different concepts: intricate scroll/vine illustrations, or a squirrel in a tree. After reviewing our initial round of invitation mock-ups, the squirrel was the clear winner. …

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Wedding invitation inspires holiday card

Over the summer, I worked with my niece and her fiancé on invitations for their very casual wedding. They planned an intimate outdoor ceremony, followed by a great big picnic. Even though the bride is a vegan, the wedding menu was sure to include burgers and brats – so the happy couple laughed as they …

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Design + Print: this one goes out to all the ladies

Creating custom-designed letterpress-printed wedding stationery is a lot of fun because each project is unique. This one, especially so. It’s our first-ever wedding invitation for a lesbian couple. They read about the perforated invites we created last summer for my friends Laura & Ian, and wanted us to use that same format: invitation and RSVP …

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Letterpress business stationery inspires key chain

Last November, we printed notecards and letterhead for a film production company. Writer-director Rob Perez had relocated from Hollywood to Minnesota to shoot an independent movie, and he came to Lunalux for distinctive business stationery for his project. Because a goat plays a pivotal role in the film (titled Nodoby, starring hometown talent Sam Rosen), …

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Design + Print: my first business card

Do you remember how proud you felt when you got your first real business cards? Your name and contact information printed all official – a sure sign of adulthood! That’s why I thought it was so cool when Cathy asked me to work with her to create business cards for her daughter and her daughter’s …

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Hot off the press: a card about bacon

The best part about owning your own letterpress printing studio is, you get to make stuff all the time. Once you get the hang of it, it can be really quick and easy. Like this card, for instance (click on the image at the left for a larger view). A couple weeks ago, one of …

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Couple crows for fowl invitations

With most wedding invitation suppliers, “customization” means that the bride and groom can select from pre-designed templates, and adjust details such as typeface and ink color. But here at Lunalux, we often start from scratch, creating truly unique wedding stationery for our clients. Case in point: Dana and David. They wanted a rooster and a …

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