Early history[ edit ] During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries notebooks were often made by hand at home by folding pieces of paper in half into gatherings that were then bound at a later date. The pages were blank and every notekeeper had to make ruled lines across the paper. Making and keeping notebooks was such an important information management technique that children learned how to do it in school. Holley of Holyoke, Massachusetts, invented the legal pad around the year when he innovated the idea to collect all the sortings, various sort of substandard paper scraps from various factories, and stitch them together in order to sell them as pads at an affordable and fair price.
Hover over a menu item for more information Chelsea Chelsea is flamboyant. And not to be constrained. If you enjoy outrageous lipstick colours, and are not a great one for obeying the rules, this is for you. There is yet hope! Charlwood style is foil blocked in gold for the entwined initials and printed in deep blue letterpress Shelley and Handel Old Style typefaces, biting into the luxurious, heavy weight gilt bevel edge oyster laid gsm card.
A slightly different typeface, a pretty Sage Green ink and instead of Brilliant White card we use High White Wove, all new elements that we feel enhance this modern classic.
This style is very popular for its simple elegance. Here it is reinterpreted with White Hot Foil print on striking Fuschia board. Classic Classic remains the most popular style of wedding invitation; indeed, for many people it defines what a wedding invitation is.
Marina script is the best existing copy of hand engraved copperplate. Here it is shown printed in raised Black ink on Brilliant White Wove board.
If less is more, Classic Style is there to prove it. A new style which we think will be very popular East Lothian East Lothian Style combines simplicity with elegance to create beautiful wedding invitations Imperial Imperial Style combines the popular effects of plate-sinking and ribboning with the measured elegance of Latin Antique type.
It is printed in Slate raised ink on High White Laid board, although a variety of colour ways and combinations are available, all with matching ribbons. Lined envelopes are a popular optional extra with this style.
Gilded Entwined initials have always been a popular motif for wedding stationery, supplying a link connecting everthing from Save the Day cards through to Thank You cards. Gilded Style is foil blocked in Gold for the entwined initials and printed deep blue letterpress for the Trajan type, biting into the heavy weight gilt bevel edge High White Wove board.
Insignia Insignia is a variation of Gilded Style. The use of metallic foil for the initials is an attractive alternative to the raised colour ink used in the older design and it is beautifully off-set by the silver bevel edging.
New York Silver and white is the most obvious of wedding colour combinations but here it is used so effectively as to make a new and sophisticated look. Electra There is something exaggerated about this style with the flamboyant swash attributes of Bickham script and the bright rhodamine ink but here it is appropriate and looks so good, contrasting well with the sedate black typeface that is called Electra.
Ottoman An invitation fit for Suleiman the Magnificent, a style that is rich and gold and luxurious. This style has long been very popular; here it is presented printed in raised Grey ink on a silver bevel edged Brilliant White Wove heavy weight board. Pimlico There is certainly something demi-mondaine about a part of London which has generated so many limericks!
The white type emerging seductively out of a grey background is well set off by the bevel edge of the sensuously thick board. Motif Letterpress printing is increasingly popular: Motif Style is a good example of this technique, and illustrates why it is coming to be so highly prized.
Handel Old Style type digs into the soft surface of Oyster Impression board, its Black ink contrasting with the Terra Pink flower motif. Various motifs are available, as illustrated in our Motifs Library. Bond Street Bond Street is smart and sophisticated, a clean and modern style with striking simplicity.
The wedding invitation is printed on a luxuriously heavy weight gsm Brilliant White Wove board, which is plate sunk to give an indented panel. To see our latest version of this style please Click Here Rococo Rococo describes the look and feel of this style to perfection; ornamental and elegant, light and carefree.
The decorative frame is letterpressed in pink onto our soft Impression card, the gold foil is suggestive of extravagance, the look is opulent.
Rohan Like Chelsea Style, a mixture of flamboyance and restraint.A personal letter written on luxury personalised writing paper to a friend is a fabulous way to communicate in a truly personal way and one that will be mutually appreciated and can keep friendships alive, no matter what the distance.
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Motivate students to work through the creative writing process by allowing them to publish their work on this writing stationery decorated with themed watermark.