A letterpress print shop and design studio, Fourteen-Forty offers both digital and letterpress printing to accommodate varying budgets. Custom as well as ready-to-order designs available.
Alpine Creative Group30 E. 33rd St., nr. Madison Ave.; 212-989-4198; alpinecreativegroup.com
Alpine has worked with a long list of celebrities such as LeBron James. From the necessities (invitations, thank-you notes, RSVP cards, and envelopes) to the extravagances (bevel-edged menus with hand-calligraphed guest names), everything is produced in-house. Prices upon request.
The Arm Letterpress281 N. 7th St., nr. Havemeyer St., Williamsburg; thearmnyc.com
For crafty types who don’t want to delegate stationery duties to someone else, this printing studio and gallery offer comprehensive classes in the art of letterpress, with the option to rent press time. Prices upon request.
Atelier Isabey212-696-6624; atelierisabey.com
Specializing in custom invitations, this studio uses handmade paper, which can be personalized with a selection of embellishments (think hand-marbling, laser-cut folios, and embossed leather tags). Four-piece letterpress suites from the collection start at $1,500 for 100; custom invites from $2,250. By appointment only.bernardmaisner.com
This meticulous calligrapher is lauded for his ornate writing, decorative detailing, and top-quality paper creations. Services include calligraphy, design, and engraving. Engraved suites start at $3,500 for 100. Hand-addressed envelopes are $3 to $5 per line.cecinewyork.com
A leader in couture-invitation design, this company makes pieces that are detailed and luxurious; it’s also known for its New York–inspired stationery. Clients can work directly with Ceci Johnson and her design team to create a custom suite ($2,300 for a suite of 100) or choose a template from the tasteful White Label Collection ($1,800 for a suite of 100).
Get whimsical and clean letterpress invitations with unexpected details, bold graphics, and vibrant colors from this former Kate Spade designer. Choose from her Wedding Collection or work with Berry to design a custom invitation suite.
Creative Correspondence40 E. 78th St., nr. Madison Ave., Ste. 14E; 212-988-5075
Owner Faith Drucker has been in the business for 25 years, offering popular brands like Dauphine Press, Allie Munroe, Dempsey & Carroll, and Arzberger. Longtime relationships with calligraphers, graphic designers, and artists—plus her in-house printing facilities—allow her to assemble the ideal paper trousseau. From $1,000 for a suite of 100.
From the Summer 2013 New York Wedding Guide
- Alpine Creative Group
30 East 33rd Street New York, NY 10016 ; Tel: 212-989-4198 ; www.alpinecreativegroup.com
Established in 1987, Alpine Creative Group creates high-end custom invitations for celebrities and sophisticated clientele. Alpine combines old-world craftsmanship with cutting-edge design, providing clients with service and quality unmatched in the industry. All work is produced in-house.
- MirrorMirror Designs
105 Broad Street, Floor 3 New York, NY 10004 ; Tel: 212-431-7776 ; www.MirrorMirrorDesigns.com
Our mission is to bring luxury laser cut wedding invitations and other products to a variety of brides. Our products are designed for those who love detail, beauty and understand elegance.
- Paper Presentation
23 West 18th Street New York, NY 10016 ; Tel: 212-463-7035 ; www.paperpresentation.com
Printing- DIY invitations- Wedding Accessories, Paper & Envelopes-Stationery- Laser cutting- Custom service such as: cutting, scoring, hole punching, round corner, perforating – Pocket Invitations, labels, Tags, Gifts & gift-wraps, craft supplies, Guest books.
- The Village Invites
20 East 13th Street New York, NY 10003 10 East 39th Street New York, NY 10016 ; Tel: 212-220-6195 // 212-220-6199 ; www.villageinvites.com
This boutique is a real gem. You will discover how easy and fun it is to choose the perfect invitation. Talented designers will give you undivided attention in bringing your ideas to life on paper.