Boho Chic Beach Feature

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Designed for the urban beach lovers… this style shoot took place at Woodbine Beach in Toronto. A nice take on bohemian style vs. city life. Our team’s inspiration was the contrast of a natural setting and colours mixed with bolder modern elements and colours. A bride’s urban outdoor paradise.

Our stationery was composed of soft neutral greys with a bit of lavender. This invitation design is from our “cushy collection” accompanied by matching menus and place cards.

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Photography: VERO Studios | Event Planning: Historia Wedding and Event Planning | Floral: Flowers by CC | Stationery: Carte Blanche Design | Videography: Amaros Media | Rentals: VintageBASH | Calligraphy: Megan Nicole Lettering | Hair: Lelo Artistry | Makeup: Lelo Artistry | Model: Arrielle Edwards | Wedding Dress: Clara Lifestyle | Jewelry: Clara Lifestyle | Submitted via: Matchology

Cushy for the Outdoorsy Bride


More and more brides are opting out of traditional indoor weddings and choosing to get married in the great outdoors. Whether your marriage takes place in a field, backyard, mountain top, or on a beach, an outdoor wedding really captures an air of romance.  Use scenery and natural landscapes to your decorating advantage, and embrace a less-is-more approach.

Natural View, Fresh Air, and Relaxing Sounds
There’s nothing like the sounds of chirping birds, water trickling into a still pool, and leaves dancing in the wind. These relaxing views and sounds can all be part of your wedding when you choose an outdoor venue. Most of the décor you need is already provided by the grounds, which can save you time and money. Arbour and white benches are so romantic. All you need to worry about is choosing the best site, from a number of lovely settings available and a few creative touches or décor for the stage where you will say your “I do’s.” The natural lighting also makes for great photos so you will be able to walk away with lasting memories.

Pleasant Weather
If you love spending time outside, outdoor venues are the perfect option. Outdoor events are fun for both the bride and groom and their guests because they create the perfect backdrop for the occasion. It helps set a serene and romantic mood and allows everyone be comfortable and relaxed. The beauty of the outdoors also enhances the feelings everyone will have on this very special day. After your ceremony, your guests will be able to enjoy the gorgeous grounds and make the most of the day. You can even watch the sun set over the forest canopy!

Intimate Feel and Personal Touches
Working outdoors is like starting with a blank slate. This makes it easy to customize your day exactly the way you want it to be. The luxury of having a large indoor space, means you can easily plan to move everything indoors should the weather not cooperate.
No overcrowded spaces
Outdoor venues have the tendency of being more spacious and breathable than indoor choices. You have more space to work with to set up your reception area, with a host of decorative possibilities and there’s more room for guests to socialize and relax.


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Cushy for the Travelling Bride

A beach wedding is typically a relaxed occasion, and often guests aren’t required to wear clothing that is too formal. Most beach weddings will include a ceremony on the beach and a reception to follow at a nearby venue.

The couple may opt to take a relaxed approach to their wedding attire, and some brides will even wear sandals or no shoes at all. A beach wedding may consist of a small or large bridal party, and some couples even choose to have an intimate beach ceremony with just a handful of close friends and family.

A beach wedding may be a cocktail or sit-down occasion, and may include as many or as little formalities as the couple choose.

Here are some examples of a beach wedding.


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Cushy for the Romantic Chic Bride


The romantic chic style wedding generally has a relaxed yet elegant vibe. This if often conveyed through the styling choices of the bride and her maids, as well as venue choice and location, decorations and style of ceremony.

Romantic chic weddings usually incorporate an element of nature, whether that is the ceremony being held outside or greenery and floral decorations used to decorate an indoor location. 

This style wedding may be as formal or as informal as the couple wants. Details usually include a more luxurious look mixed with a casual vibe.


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The Glam and Luxurious Bride

Glamorous and luxurious weddings tend to be traditional weddings which are extravagantly decorated. Glamorous and luxurious weddings tend to be black tie occasions, and are often held at a church and reception venue. They are also very similar in nature to contemporary weddings, however, a glamorous wedding may be a more luxurious affair.

A glamorous and luxurious wedding may include styling elements that involve sparkle, metallic colours such as gold, silver, rose gold and copper, and stand out features like lush flower walls, opulent centrepieces and elegant invitationsstyling and decor.

Glamorous weddings may have an element of regal or Hollywood glamour, and the bride may wear a gown which features lace or intricate embellishment, with well styled bridal party to match.

Glamorous weddings are sit-down occasions and they generally include all the formalities that a classic and traditional wedding has.Below are examples of a glamorous and luxurious wedding invitations from our “Cushy” collection.


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Cushy for the Contemporary Elegant Bride


A contemporary and elegant wedding is another formal occasion, and while it has the foundations of a classic and traditional wedding, it has a contemporary twist. The contemporary twist can be modern design choices such as a non-traditional wedding dress or non-traditional wedding venue, as well as a modern take on invitations, styling, flowers and decorations.

It is essentially a classic wedding with some elegant, yet trend-focused, styling choices, making the over all mood and theme a little more contemporary than it’s traditional counterpart.

Contemporary and elegant weddings may include all of the formalities that are present at a traditional wedding, such as a sit-down dinner and speeches. A contemporary and elegant wedding usually includes all the key players in the bridal party too, such as the bridesmaids, groomsmen, flower girls and page boys.


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Cushy for the Traditional Bride


A classic or traditional wedding is, often, quite a formal occasion which includes a sit-down three-course dinner at a reception.

Markers of such a wedding, typically, include the couple marrying in a church; the bride wearing a classically styled, usually princess ballgown-style wedding dress, in white, of course, as well as formal celebrations following the ceremony. The groom will wear a classic black tuxedo, and the groomsmen will generally wear a tuxedo also or a formal suit. The bridal party will usually consist of many members including flower girls, page boys, junior bridesmaids/groomsmen, ushers and ring bearers.

Formal celebrations that are prevalent in a classic or traditional wedding include professional wedding photos, the cutting of the cake, speeches, first dance, father-daughter and mother-son dances, and the garter and bouquet toss. If the couple are married in a church there may be further religious or cultural traditions that are incorporated into the ceremony also. For example, in some cultures, once the ceremony has commenced the bridal party will wait in a receiving line at the alter so that each and every guest present can come past one by one and congratulate the bridal party.

Below are suggested invitations styles to reflect the classic in traditional weddings. Deluxe, tasteful and simple all without the big custom price tag.


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Sand Dollar - WedLuxe Feature

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Our latest style shoot with a group of vendors with great talent. The shoot took place at Frings on King West one of many of Susur Lee’s Toronto base restaurants. The shoot was to promote weddings at Frings. Run by his two sons and partly owned by Drake the rapper.

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I worked closely with Phylicia Mendes of Jubilee Luxury Events, wedding planner extraordinaire. I was given “carte blanche” to be as creatively romantic as possible. No limits do what you love, she said. So I did! Soft champagne chic meets sophisticated and luxurious decadence.

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PHOTOGRAPHY • Black Tux Photography, DESIGN AND COORDINATION • Jubilee Luxury Events Co, DECOR DESIGN • Have A Seat Inc., FLORAL DESIGN • Coriander Girl, VENUE • Fring's, HAIR STYLIST • Bridal Hair Couture by Katie, MAKEUP ARTIST • Monica Makeup Toronto, GOWNS • Monique Lhuillier from White Toronto and Ines Di Santo, JEWELLERY • Rita Tesolin, Jennifer Behr, and !Xam DiamondsSHOES • Jimmy Choo from Kleinfeld Hudson's Bay, HEADPIECES • Marie Copps, STYLIST • STYLED BY BANKS, BALLOON BAR • Balloon Bar, TABLEWARE • Plate Occasions, CAKE AND DESSERT DESIGN • Vanilla Bean Cakery, DANCE FLOOR • Dance Floor Décor

WedLuxe Post: Sand Dollar - Wedluxe Magazine

Carte Blanche Design, Wedding Invitations, Toronto

New Cushy Collection

Our new collection offers a more flexible way to customize wedding invitations without breaking the bank. So "cushy" you will love it! An entire line of new designs with plenty of fresh and tasteful choices. Customize according to the style of your wedding.


How it works
Our process is easy… Step 1 choose a design that will best suit your wedding day and personality as a couple. Step 2 choose your wedding colours.  Step 3 choose a pattern for the back side of your cards if desired. Step 4 get a quote.

Benefit of experience
We have 15 years experience in designing wedding stationery. We can help guide you in making the right decisions, along with offering many stationery related tips. Keep in mind your invitations will set the tone and should reflect what your planning for your big day.

Benefit of service
We pride ourselves on personal one-on-one service and attention to detail. Printed proofs have great importance. Before your invitations are printed we will setup a one on one meeting to review together. Our goal is to offer you piece of mind in order to provide you with a personal end product you will be more then happy with.


What's included
Starter invitation sets are priced at $5 each. Each set includes the following:
- One "cushy" design of your choice
- Invitation card
- Reply card
- Outer + reply square flap envelopes
- 110lbs thick cardstock
- Digital printing
- Printed colour proofs
- Quality check
- Professional guidance
- Piece of mind


Our flex approach offers you to add desired pieces to your invitation package. From save the date cards to map, accommodations and info cards. Printed addresses and premium items such as colour envelopes and pocket enclosures are also available. We would be happy to quote according to your needs.

Day of stationery
We offer a wide range of items we can produce for your big day. From escort cards, menus wedding programs, seating charts and thank you cards we will make sure these items perfectly match up with your cushy invites. 

Click below to view our full collection:


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Set the Tone with your Wedding Invitations


Your wedding invites are key when it comes to setting the tone for your big day. Weather you are having a big elegant urban wedding or a smaller intimate themed wedding your wedding invitations will give your guest the ultimate visual hint to the type of wedding celebration you will be hosting.

Your wedding invitations will introduce your wedding colours, the style of your wedding and your personality as a couple. Your invitations should leave your guests delighted and excited to attend so make sure you get it right. 

Here's a few tips that will help you get started:

What time of year are you getting married?
You may want to consider certain colours or design elements to suit that time of year.

Where are you getting married... location / venue?
Definitely look at your venue or wedding location. That way you can incorporate certain colours or styles found at the location into the design of your wedding invitations.

What are your wedding colours?
These can be neutral with a hint of your favourite colour. Or a few bright colours or even classic black and white. Be sure and be proud of your colours!

Is there a theme to your wedding day?
A garden party, a trip to Mexico, or even an urban celebration at the Carlu. Incorporating visual elements that will reflect your theme is an absolute must.

There are thousands of fonts out there. Your wedding fonts should be carefully chosen to mix well with style and other elements. This could be ornate and traditional, hand written casual or modern and sleek.

Patterns, graphic element and/ or illustrations?
Add depth and more interest to your invitations. Keep in mind that additional elements need to work well together. Visual research and consistency is always key.

And lastly... have fun and enjoy the process! This is probably the only time in your life you will have such beautiful invitations going out in the mail!

Sarah & Chris' Wedding


This past year I worked with Sarah and Chris on a slew of wedding stationery. From the official save the dates to detailed invitation packages and day of stationery both Sarah and Chris were very involved in the design of their personal wedding stationery. They were both after a sleek and classic design with a few of their own fun signature twists. Stylish to reflect their Rosedale Golf Club venue and their cosmopolitain life in New York City.

For starters we worked on designing a personal monogram along with a Ms. Spear and Mr. Rhind wordmarks. These personal custom touches were a great way for Sarah and Chris to make their mark as a couple and new life together. 


The Polaroid camera is a wonderful way to get your guests mingling. This often becomes and conversation piece and makes a terrific keep sake for the couple. A tasteful yet fun added detail.


Personalized menu cards, are a fabulous detail to add to your dinner tables. I love repetition and these always look amazing throughout the dining room. Adding your guest names on each menu is a great personal touch and also saves you from having to get place cards designed and printed.


Featured on Modern, chic and cosmopolitan! Mango Studios captures Sarah and Chris' big day at the Rosedale Golf Club.

Wedding Planner: Bliss Toronto Inc. | Wedding Cake: Phipps Desserts | Florist: Ken's Flowers on Avenue | Makeup: Nicole Grittani Artistry

Wedding Trends for 2018


Marble & Copper
Step aside, gold and silver — copper has been having a serious moment in the wedding world (and it’s not ending anytime soon). A warmer version of brass, yet a bit more saturated than rose gold, copper-inspired hues make a stylish accent to any wedding color palette. It blends perfectly with trending warm tones, like blush and coral, but also looks just as chic when balancing out cool grays and marble whites. Get inspired by these adorable copper-inspired wedding accents and decor.

Marble wedding styling has been incredibly popular for a while now, and, the trend appears to be going absolutely nowhere. Marble patterns continues to filter into many different wedding styling elements, from wedding cakes to invitations and even place cards too.

Geometric Shapes
tired of flower patterns? Don’t want to have a pastel-colored wedding? Choose geometric shapes for your big day design! These cool shapes attract attention and bright colors raise your mood. Have a look at some ideas: geometric garlands, favors and table decorations in bright colors will make your guests happy and the atmosphere cheerful. Save the dates, invitations, tablecloths and tableware – don’t hesitate to use them in your décor! Don’t forget about your own look: a geometric dress, make up with this theme, a boutonniere and a tie – enjoyable and colorful! To crown it all, order a pretty geometric cake and let your wedding be the most original in the world!

Move over cupcake and macaron towers it's now time for wedding donuts to shine! In addition to your wedding cake, in lieu of a cake or even placed on the cake, donuts are a fun and modern, not to mention tasty trend for the big day. Add them to a plain cake or stack em' up high for a real wow factor.


3D Florals 
2018 brings in a whole new season of wedding dresses and we’re seeing a lot of romantic flowers adorning otherwise fairly minimal gowns and veils. For inspiration, look to Viktor & Rolf or Oscar de la Renta, who have nailed the whimsical feel perfectly. 


Transparent Elements 
Wedding Planner & Blogger, Charley at London Bride (, tells us 2018 will see a surge in see-through settings and décor. ‘Everything from the venues themselves think Glasshouses, or light bright spaces with full windows to Perspex hanging seating plans, tablescapes featuring an abundance of glass details with printed goods on semi-transparent paper. Great for modern and minimalist couples who like clean lines and Scandi vibes’. 


New Food 
Modern couples are more often opting out of the traditional 3-course set menu for their wedding breakfast. Instead, choosing food they love – from big sharing plates to food vans and portable pizza ovens, wedding food is definitely seeing a change. For 2018 we predict more alternative options like Mexican, Japanese and Peruvian inspired cuisine – with tacos, sushi and ceviche on the menu. 


Mobile bars
From vintage camper vans to refurbished horse boxes, we’re seeing plenty of quirky options for mobile bars in 2018. Combine that with the recently popularity of prosecco, craft beers and gin bars at weddings, and you have yourself one hell of a party!


Light boxes
Light boxes are big in home décor at the moment, and we think they make the perfect finishing touch to wedding decorations too! Use them to spell your new married names, your wedding dates, or handy instructions like ‘Bar this way’ or ‘Please sign the guest book here’. Thanks to the fact that they light up, light boxes work especially well at evening receptions.


Shannon & Kyle's Georgian Bay Wedding


This beautiful Georgian Bay wedding took place at Cobble Beach Resort this past September long weekend. I worked closely with Shannon Phillips a talented chef who is part owner of a successful catering business here in Toronto called Flutes & Forks. Having catered many weddings Shannon had lots great ideas as to what she was envisioning for her own wedding. She provided me with lots of elements starting with a great colour palette composed of jewel tones found in many aspects of her big day. This lead us to include these wonderful hand drawn style florals throughout her wedding invitations and stationery. 


After sending out save the date cards; invitation packages were designed including just the right amount of information for Shannon and Kyle's guests to be in the loop as to what would be going on the entire weekend. Tip: Its important to include the perfect amount of information when you are planning on having invitation packages custom designed for a destination or an out of town wedding. You will need to make sure you don't have to much info. Its about making sure the info is minimal yet to the point. I would also suggest getting a wedding website. Your website will then hold all the additional information guests can look up once they receive your beautiful wedding invitations in the mail.


In my most recent years of designing wedding invites and stationery, many of my couples have planned out of town wedding weekends / getaways. This is a great intimate way to celebrate by taking advantage of adding a few casual events throughout the weekend. Many of my couples have bbq's, bonfires, brunches, golfing, beach volleyball and the list goes on. Shannon and Kyle had most of the above including a crab boil. How fun!


Beautiful photography by New Vintage Media

Corinna & Matt's Wedding


This past year I worked on designing wedding invitations and stationery for a winter wedding that took place in Stowe, Vermont. Corinna's love of reading the Old English classics such as Charles Dickens and her love of Christmas were two themes that would easily gel together. Corinna and Matt went all out in preparing for their big day. From having their dog Pericles as the ring bearer, a scavenger hunt after the ceremony to reindeers by the festive fireside patio these guys made sure their wedding was going to be remarkable and fun!


We designed a slew of stationery for Corinna and Matt. Starting with beautiful save the dates magnets as seen in our last blog post. Corinna & Matt's invitations were elaborate and detailed geared with the perfect amount of information for their guest including map and event's card.

The design process for the invitations reflected an Old English vibe starting with fonts and style. We then brought in great colourful vintage Christmas illustrations. The search for these illustrations were so fun, we even managed to find these cute Christmas bunny illustrations which fulfilled Corinna's love for rabbits.

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Save the Dates!


If you're getting married this year or next you might want to start thinking about your wedding invitations. But foremost you may also want to consider getting save the date cards mailed out. These don't have to be too elaborate if you don't want them to be. They can be simple with maybe a few of your own personal custom twists.

Save the dates will simply tell all of your family and friends to book the date for your big day. That way if other events pop up at their end your wedding date will be saved in their books!

Last spring I met with Corinna and Matt to discuss their big day. Corinna was very much into the ideas of getting magnets custom designed for her save the dates. We soon established that we needed to stay away from the cheesy promo fridge magnet companies. Corinna's musts for the magnets were a larger size and good quality. We chose to work closely with New and Blue and developed great looking sparkly magnets. The design included a lovely photo of Corinna and Matt showing off the picturesque mountains of Stowe, Vermont where the wedding took place.

Please stay tuned to view Corinna and Matt's wedding coming up in our next blog post!

Off the Rack Collection - 2018 Colours

Every year I turn to Pantone to announce what colours will be most popular for the upcoming new year. These colours are usually based on what's hot in the world of design. The fashion industry often sets the tone which influences all other industries. This determines trends throughout the wedding industry which also changes from year to year. So that said my colour palette for the "off the rack" collection is always based on what's hot and fresh. This year the palette has lots of variety you can apply any of the colours listed below and if you prefer them a little lighter or a little darker we can definitely accommodate. Amongst these colours you will also find "classic colours of 2018" which are more neutral and timeless. Keep in mind that we can also match any other neutral colour. A custom colour is also do-able for a small fee.


Hot Colours of 2018

We are soon coming to another year's end with memories of many beautiful weddings for 2017. When December rolls around I'm always keen to find out what new colours fresh crop of colours  will  be for the upcoming year. 


About the 2018 Colour Palette: “The colour palette showcases an appreciation for the complexity and distinctiveness of colour and the expression of it, which is something that evolves and can be played with. Consumers need more variety, and this expanded palette embraces the lack of gender and seasonal borders we are seeing within the wedding industry.

The bold and lively Meadowlark, a confident and outgoing bright yellow shade highlights the spring 2018 season, glistening with joy and illuminating the world around us.


Cherry Tomato
Impulsive Cherry Tomato is a tempestuous orangey red that exudes heat and energy. Demanding attention, this courageous, never to be ignored shade is viscerally alive.


Little Boy Blue
With the expectation of the clear blue sky, Little Boy Blue is no longer for little boys only. Suggestive of expansiveness and continuity, this azure blue shade reassures us with its promise of a new day.


Chili Oil

Seasoned yet season-less, Chili Oil is an earthy brown based red that adds flavorful definition to the spring 2018 palette.


Pink Lavender
Pink Lavender is a soft and romantic violet rose that charms with its soothing sense of quiescence.


Blooming Dahlia
With its seemingly suggestive scent, the subtly alluring Blooming Dahlia beckons us with its understated appeal.


Hinting at retro yet at the same time modern, Arcadia is a cooler, cleaner take on green; its tinge of blue undertone takes us into a new direction for the spring 2018 season.


Ultra Violet
Conveying originality and ingenuity, the magical Ultra Violet is a distinctive and complex purple shade that fascinates and intrigues.


The rich chocolate infused brown Emperador adds strength and substance to the spring 2018 palette.


Almost Mauve
With its gentle petal like touch, delicate and ephemeral. Almost Mauve adds a sense of nostalgia to the spring 2018 palette.


Spring Crocus
Witty and expressive, Spring Crocus is a flamboyant and tantalizing fuchsia shade that summons you in with its beguiling charm.


Lime Punch
Sharp and pungent, Lime Punch hits a chord with its strident and striking citrus like presence in the spring 2018 color palette.


The Classics of 2018: Everyone relates to classic colours. These are usually known as neutrals, timeless and tasteful. These often time play a critical role in many weddings.

Sailor Blue
The navy like Sailor Blue anchors the palette.


Harbor Mist
A mid-tone dove gray, Harbor Mist solidifies the spring 2018 palette.


Warm Sand
Warm Sand is a comforting neutral shade that effortlessly connects the seasons.


Coconut Milk
Coconut Milk represents the classic mainstay of a white and/or off-white for the spring 2018 season.


Platon: Photography


From the series Abstract the Art of Design Platon Antoniou photographer. Born in London in 1968, Platon was raised in the Greek Isles until his family returned to England in the 1970's. He attended St. Martin's School of Art and after receiving his BA with honours in Graphic Design, went on to receive an MA in Photography and Fine Art at the Royal College of Art.

After working for British Vogue for several years, he was invited to NY to work for the late John Kennedy Jr. and his political magazine, 'George'. After shooting portraits for a range of international publications including Rolling Stone, the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Esquire, GQ and the Sunday Times Magazine, Platon developed a special relationship with Time magazine, producing over 20 covers. In 2007 Platon photographed Russian Premier Vladimir Putin for Time Magazine's Person Of The Year Cover. This image was awarded 1st prize at the World Press Photo Contest. In 2008 he signed a multi-year contract with the New Yorker.


As the staff photographer, he has produced a series of large-scale photo essays, two of which won ASME Awards in 2009 and 2010. Platon's New Yorker portfolios have focused on many themes including President Obama's Inauguration, the U.S Military, portraits of world leaders and the Civil Rights Movement. The following year, Platon teamed up with the Human Rights Watch to help them celebrate those who fight for equality and justice in countries suppressed by political forces. These projects have highlighted human rights defenders from Burma as well as the leaders of the Egyptian revolution.


Following his coverage of Burma, Platon photographed Aung San Suu Kyi for the cover of Time days after her release from house arrest. In 2011, Platon was honoured with a prestigious Peabody Award for a collaboration on the topic of Russia's Civil Society with The New Yorker Magazine and Human Rights Watch.


Platon's first monograph 'Platon's Republic', was published in 2004 by Phaidon Press. To coincide with its publication, the work was exhibited internationally, in London at the ex-Saatchi Gallery as well as the Milk Gallery in New York. His second book, 'Power' - a collection of portraits of over 100 world leaders - was published in 2011 by Chronicle and following its success was selected by Apple to be released as an app. The book includes portraits of Barack Obama, Mahmoud Ahmedinejad, Dmitry Medvedev, Benjamin Netanyahu, Hugo Chavez, Mahmoud Abbas, Tony Blair, Robert Mugabe, Silvio Berlusconi, and Muammar Qaddafi. In recent years, public speaking has progressively played a major role in Platon's career as communicator and storyteller. He has been invited to be a keynote speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Yale, the London School of Economics, the National Portrait Gallery in London and the International Center of Photography in NY. He has also appeared on a range of television media including Charlie Rose (PBS), Morning Joe (MSNBC), Fareed Zakaria's GPS (CNN) and the BBC World News. Between 2011-2013, Platon's work has been exhibited in galleries both domestically and abroad. He has exhibited in New York at the Matthew Marks Gallery and the Howard Greenberg Gallery, as well as internationally at the Colette Gallery in Paris, France. The New York Historical Society also exhibited a solo show of Platon's Civil Rights photographs, which remain as part of the museum's permanent collection. Other permanent collections holding Platon's photography include The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in Tampa, Florida and The Westlicht Museum for Photography in Vienna, Austria. Platon's advertising credits include the United Nations Foundation, Credit Suisse Bank, Exxon Mobil, Diesel, the Wall Street Journal, Motorola, Nike, Converse, Verizon, Vittel, Levi's, IBM, Rolex, Ray-Ban, Tanqueray, Kenneth Cole, Issey Miyake, Moschino, Timex and Bertelsmann among others.

Platon lives in New York with his wife, daughter and son.


Christoph Niemann - Illustrator


Christoph Niemann is an illustrator, graphic designer and author. This past year I recently came across him watching "Abstarct the Art of Design" on Netflix. I fell in love with his work and clever ways to illustrate the world around us.

After his studies at the Stuttgart Academy of Fine Arts in Germany he moved to New York City in 1997. His work has appeared on the covers of The New YorkerTimeWiredThe New York Times Magazine and American Illustration, and has won awards from AIGA, the Art Directors Club and The Lead Awards.

Niemann’s corporate clients include Google, Amtrak and the Museum of Modern Art. He is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale.

Since July 2008 Niemann has been writing and illustrating the whimsical Abstract City, a New York Times blog, renamed Abstract Sunday in 2011, when the blog’s home became The New York Times Magazine.

For his column he draws and writes essays about politics, the economy, art and modern life. He has drawn live from the Venice Art Biennale, the Olympic Games in London, the 2012 Republican Convention and he has drawn the New York City Marathon - while actually running it. Niemann is the author of many books, most recently Abstract City. In 2010 he was inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall Of Fame.


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