Journal


  • Blind embossing - To ink or not to ink

    Blind embossing, Coats of Arms and Monograms. Prantl represents almost 220 years of know how in the field of embossing coats of arms and monograms, as well as Ex Libris, letterheads and similar personalised stationery. Artful engravings and diestamping as well as blind embossing have been a speciality of this house since the 19th century. Initially this part of the printing business was only an add-on to allow the upper class customers to personalise their stationery. Continue reading

  • Invitations by Prantl

    Parties and festive occasions often rank as some of the most enjoyable and memorable times of our lives – a celebration with family and friends to mark an anniversary, a birthday or perhaps a religious occasion. An invitation card from Prantl is the perfect way to invite your guests in an elegant, personal and memorable fashion. Continue reading

  • Prantl’s Top Tips for choosing Luxury Wedding Stationery

    Your save the date card or wedding invitation is the first indication your guests will get of your chosen wedding style. It doesn’t just provide information about time and place, it also acts as a guide to what to expect on the big day. Therefore you need to take a little time to think about your stationery. Here are some of our top tips to getting it right: Continue reading

  • Prantl's Illustrators: Miriam Haas

    The creative world of Miriam Haas - At Prantl we believe passionately about championing the skills of the next generation – particularly the talents of up and coming illustrators. This is why Prantl has established a tradition of working together with a number of talented illustrators, who have created their own range of card designs and showcase their work on our website. Continue reading

  • Our 5 favourite love letters

    Love can be expressed in a hundred different ways but one of the most timeless and treasured ways is by picking up pen and letter writing paper and writing old-fashioned love letters.

    Forget Hallmark cards and text messages, we think scribing love letters from the heart on personalised stationery is one of the most romantic gestures you can ever make. Continue reading

  • Prantl and the Arts

    Emil Nolde's 'Faces of the Alps'. Around 1870, in addition to the production of fine personal stationery, Prantl followed the French and English example of printing high-quality postcards and greeting cards. At the end of the 19th century, the so-called 'Artist Department' was founded, complete with colours, canvases, brushes etc. This department caught the eye of a number of famous artists at that time, among them Emil Nolde and later Kandinsky. Continue reading

  • Traditional Wedding Stationery

    Your wedding is probably one of the most significant days in your life so far and the arrangements for it will doubtless involve an immense amount of careful planning and attention to detail. This process often begins with the Announcement or Save the Date. Your wedding stationery as a whole has an important role in setting the tone and indicating the style of your perfect wedding. Continue reading

  • Best Location for a Small Luxury Wedding

    Congratulations, you’re engaged! Now the Champagne’s been popped and you’ve shown your ring to the world, it’s time to plan the details of your big day – and we’re not just talking save the date cards, wedding stationery and all the other paraphernalia. We’re talking wedding venues. If you’re hunting for the perfect place to get hitched, fret not. We’ve put together the UK’s best location for a small luxury Wedding, carefully selected for the superior quality of their properties and exceptional levels of service. Continue reading

  • Luxurious flowers by Hayford and Rhodes

    Hayford & Rhodes, the London based florist, has been the hallmark of quality, luxurious flowers since 1924. Founded by William Hayford, it quickly build an enviable reputation as one of London’s finest florists. It remained in family hands until 2007, when the reins were passed to another family – the Rhodes sisters – and Haford & Rhodes was born. Continue reading

  • Traditional Writing Paper

    Fine writing paper – rediscover the art of letter writing. There was a time not that long ago when the hand written letter was the social media of the day and whilst times may have changed there is still something far more satisfying in the sending and receiving of a letter than its modern tech counterparts. Continue reading