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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
History has it that the invention of the visiting card is based on the following story: in the 17th century a nobleman intended to visit King Louis XIV. at his castle. As the king was out for the day, the nobleman left a playing card with his name on it at the gate, so the king would know who had called on him. Continue reading
In the digital age, where social media, email, Skype and smart phones are the name of the game, the art of the handwritten letter writing is drifting into darkness.
Remember letters? Not the ones in your email box, but the ones you received in the post. To keep up with the rapidly changing times, email seems to be the preferred method of communication. Do you remember the first time you ever wrote something to someone you loved, by hand? Continue reading