This is the second of four different invitations I recently designed for the University of Oregon Donor Relations department.
To stay within the #10 envelope format, I designed this one to open horizontally and have an overlapping flap that is kept closed using a gold sticker blind-embossed with a little leaf motif.
This leaf design is repeated in the Ford Family Foundation typography that functions almost like a logo.
The warm yellow is similar to the official UO yellow. While the warm grey is an unexpected departure from the traditional UO green, it functions well here as a modern palette that still invokes the spirit of the UO colors.
The textured paper is Sundance Felt and lends a luxurious, tactile element to the invitation. (view part 1 here)