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Genius wedding invitation by Matt Dorfman

Matt Dorfman's wedding invitation

Ok, I know I post a lot of feminine art and design on this blog. I am truly drawn to it and it’s what I do as an illustrator. However, some of my biggest influences are men. Matt Dorfman is one of them, both man and influence.  Here’s his vote poster for the AIGA, and his collaborative project Mammal Magazine (welcome to manville).

Is it any wonder his recent wedding invitation is genius? I’ve never seen such a clever invite. No flowers, no lace, no swirly calligraphy, just their whole entire love story (what a story it is). The design blows my mind and the concept is just perfect.

It’s been almost 2 years since Dave and I got married (follow that link if you are into sap) and I still haven’t put together a wedding book. I’m planning to make a blurb book. Matt’s wedding invitation makes me feel lazy and lame.

Congratulations Matt and Jill.

10 Responses to Genius wedding invitation by Matt Dorfman

  1. Tamara November 18, 2008 at 12:01 pm #

    Coolest wedding invite ever. I love it.

  2. samanthahahn November 18, 2008 at 12:27 pm #

    I know my brain exploded when I saw it!

  3. kate November 18, 2008 at 6:41 pm #

    SO awesome!

  4. Samantha Hahn November 18, 2008 at 7:34 pm #

    I know…I know…..he’s really amazing.

  5. joanna goddard November 20, 2008 at 6:08 pm #

    LOVE this.

  6. Samantha Hahn November 20, 2008 at 6:15 pm #

    I thought of you right away when I saw it! I knew you’d love it Joanna!

  7. Jill June 14, 2009 at 12:47 pm #

    Matt is my husband, the invite is from our wedding in November 09. Everyone who received it loved it, it really set such an amazing tone for our wedding. Thanks for the shout out, if he doesnt already know that its on your site, He’ll be thrilled!

  8. Samantha Hahn June 14, 2009 at 1:00 pm #

    Hey Jill!!
    I think he already knows. I told him a while back. Actually I went to Syracuse with him. He was older and wiser and I looked up to his work in illustration. So it’s nice to see what he’s up to today. He’s so incredibly talented. I love this invitation so much. Apparently a lot of other bloggers too as they found it here and could not resist sharing it. It’s super cool. Congrats on getting married btw.

  9. Sarah September 21, 2011 at 8:40 pm #

    My fiance and I could not help smile because,,,this is sooooo similar to our love story. Did your husband design this? We were wanting to create something similar. Any help would be appreciated…CONGRATS

  10. Samantha Hahn September 21, 2011 at 8:46 pm #

    No, the illustrator Matt Dorfman created it. He does great work.

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