Before the wedding, there are the wedding invitations. While ordering ready-made invitation cards is always an option, there’s something to be said about having an invitation set custom-made just for you. Not only does it set the tone of the event, but it can also serve as a nice memento for your guests.
We’ve rounded up some of the best bespoke wedding stationary services in Hong Kong that offer everything from custom calligraphy to even printing on a vintage letterpress.
With the combined experience of over a decade in the commercial design industry in the Asia Pacific region, the founders of this stationary brand take the high-end design approach to a personal level to create bespoke invitation sets that showcase your personality. The brand uses handmade paper, embossing, fancy finishes, and other details to craft invitations in an array of styles, from the quirky (cupcake themed) to more traditional (how about your own coat-of-arms?). Seesawsed Studios also does invitations for baby showers, corporate events, and other special occasions.
Suite 1601, 16/F, Hing Lung Commercial Building, 68-74 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan (by appointment only), 2752-6328.
Boutique illustration and design house Paper Roses — the brainchild of designer Penny Fokser — creates cards, gift tags, notepads, and other paper goodies — all printed on recycled paper. When it comes to invitations, you can incorporate one of her existing illustrations in your design, or have her craft something completely new.
If you’re looking to give your invitations a little extra flair, consider having your guests’ names rendered in beautiful Western dip ink calligraphy. Ka Lo Chu of calligraphy brand Kalo Make Art can address your invitation envelopes in four different font styles. You could even have her write up your wedding vows or wedding speech as a future anniversary gift. In addition to wedding stationary, Ka Lo also designs other special occasion invitations as well as business cards, art posters, and more.
Room 201, Ivy House, 18-20 Wyndham Street, Central (by appointment only).
Award-winning wedding stationary design brand SanStation was founded by Sandy Chan, a wedding stationary designer who boasts over 10 years of experience. In addition to invitations, the brand also creates envelopes, thank you cards, place cards, and menus—all with an elegant, artistic touch. Customize a ready-made invitation set, or go full bespoke. Having been featured in media like Elle Wedding, SanStation was also selected to create wedding stationary exclusively for top-class hotels like The Peninsula and The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong.
1703, 17/F, 135 Bonham Strand Trade Centre, 135 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan (by appointment only), 3956-8780.
This New York-based printer is ideal for brides and grooms looking to customize their invitations right down to the last detail. Bella Figura prints its designs on a vintage letterpress — although digital printing is available too, of course — on two special types of eco-friendly paper that are exclusive to the company. You can choose among over 70 letterpress inks and over 60 fonts, and opt to add special elements like monograms or metallic foils. In Hong Kong, Bella Figura’s services are available through bespoke luxury wedding planning operator The Wedding Company.
The Wedding Co: 2869-4222.
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