Instituto Laforet Digital Invite

Some people might not know this about me, but I’m originally from Mexico, so I’m fluent in both English and Spanish. And, every so often, I’ll design a project in Spanish. A couple of months ago, I helped create this digital invitation for an end-of-term event at the Instituto Laforet, a school in Piedras Negras, Coahuila. The school closed its doors in June, and they wanted to celebrate their last graduating generation with one final memorable and lively event. It was awesome to be able to put together this fun and school-themed invite for the occasion. Do you need a bilingual graphic designer? If so, let’s chat (in English or Spanish)!

Dream Big Invitation Design

A few weeks ago, I shared a sneak peek of an invitation I was designing for the Montessori School of San Antonio’s 2019 Annual Spring Gala. I had so much fun working on this project, and I recently delivered the finished prints to the client, which is why I’m excited to share them with you today! Check out this lovely trifold invitation we created for the event. This year, we also printed and addressed envelopes to match the invite. So, if you’re in the middle of planning a party or fundraiser, consider reaching out to me if you need help designing and printing the invitations!

Sneak Peek: Dream Big Invitation

Planning an annual event is seriously hard work! I have never personally organized one… but over the years I’ve designed many fundraiser invitations, websites, programs, and flyers for people who have. I’ve seen my clients coordinating and preparing months in advance to put together beautiful and fun evenings that raise money for amazing causes. I’ve learned that there’s a lot of details that need to be arranged ahead of time, so it’s important to start on the design pieces early on. So while I haven’t done an event myself, I am in awe of those around me who do take on the challenge!

With that said, here is a sneak peek of an invitation I am designing for the Montessori School of San Antonio’s 2019 Annual Spring Gala. It’s not quite finished yet… we still need to update some information before it’s ready to go out, but I just couldn’t wait to share a bit with you now. I’ll be sure to post the final printed piece in a few weeks!

2018 American Graphic Design Awards

I’m thrilled to announce that BlackStone Studio has been awarded three 2018 American Graphic Design Awards! This annual competition by Graphic Design USA honors outstanding new work from creative professionals from all over the country. Roughly 10,000 entries were submitted this year alone, and only a highly selective 10% were recognized. I’m so honored to be a part of that group! Check out the winning projects below.

Category: Logo Design

Client: University of the Incarnate Word — Music Therapy Student Association

Category: Invitation Design

Client: The Wishing Well — Montessori School of San Antonio Spring Gala

Category: Website Design

Client: EcoEDI

The MSSA Spring Gala Invitation Design

The MSSA Spring Gala, themed “The Wishing Well,” has held a couple of weeks ago at the beautiful Don Strange Ranch! Last fall, BlackStone Studio had the pleasure of creating a unique logo for this event, so I was more than happy to work with their committee chairs again to design and print these custom trifold invitations, which included donation cards and personalized envelopes. Check them out above!

Amanda & Brian Wedding Invitation Design

BlackStone Studio recently designed these lovely wedding invitations for Amanda & Brian. These lovebirds became husband and wife on February 14th — so romantic! Amanda wanted her invites to be elegant, simple and contemporary. We had them printed on a gorgeous pearl cardstock which has a subtle shimmer, with envelopes to match! Check out the invitations above!

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