Eclectic Australian wedding: Lauren + Dave

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Graphic designers tend to have such killer weddings, don’t they? Lauren, our stunning bride, just so happens to be one. She designed their letterpress invitations, played the role of event coordinator, and even entertained guests with a little drum playing. Believe us when we say – Lauren + Dave’s wedding was quite the regal affair from down under. It’s a classic gem, rich in tradition and chock-full of bits & pieces that give air to their personalities. On top of that, their venue, the eclectic and carefully curated art studio of David Bromley, was top notch. Kudos to L + D for being the 1st wedding ever to be hosted there! We consider that an achievement, plus it makes for great photos!

eclectic australian wedding

There was no way Lauren was going to pass up the opportunity to design their invitations, and use her all-time favorite printing method – letterpress. Invitations were printed on two pieces of linen paper and were duplexed (stuck together), creating an extremely thick result. They came out perfect, and definitely showed off her love for typography. She used a local printer, Chapel Press in Brighton, Melbourne.

eclectic australian wedding

eclectic australian wedding

eclectic australian wedding

After finding out that it’s a Jewish tradition for the bride and groom not to see each other for a week leading up to the wedding, we can’t help but blush at the huge smiles on their faces when they finally got to see each other at the ceremony.

eclectic australian wedding

eclectic australian wedding

eclectic australian wedding

eclectic australian wedding

eclectic australian wedding

eclectic australian wedding

Why ever have a reception party in a hall again? Having the party in David Bromley’s art studio allowed guests to wander through the space, discovering all the different rooms that are so easily charming and loveable. Since the space was already brimming with interesting objects, the only decor they needed to add were flowers and candles. Good tip to keep in mind when looking for venues!

eclectic australian wedding

eclectic australian wedding

eclectic australian wedding

Instead of the traditional first dance, Lauren and Dave entertained their guests with an African Drum routine.

eclectic australian wedding

Congrats you two!

Photography: Adrian Tuazon /Event coordinator: Lauren Treiser(Bride) / Ceremony venue: East Melbourne Synagogue / Reception venue: David Bromley‘s art studio Flowers (ceremony): Cecilia Fox / Flowers (reception): Katie Marx /Stationery: Designed by i love lollies (Bride’s design company) / Rings: Martin of Melbourne (Bride), Ingot (Groom) / Catering: The Big Group / Music: Boptet Jazz Band & DJ Hanz / Dance choreographer: African Drumming – St Kilda, Bongo drums played by groom and bride instead of bridal dance / Videography: C2 Video / Bride’s dress: Marianna Hardwick / Groom’s suit and shirt: Calibre

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Samantha- Woodlands Wedding Photographer on Oct 18, 2011

Love the use of letterpress throughout her wedding. Love the crazy socks all the guys are wearing. And love brooch bouquet!

Stephanie on Oct 18, 2011

Her dress is stunning. I love how she changed her hair style too. Both ways are beautiful!

Annie on Oct 18, 2011

What a gorgeous wedding! It has all the right touches to make it chic but fun, unique but elegant, and so cheerful. Congrats Lauren and Dave!

Sharon Taylor on Oct 18, 2011

The unique touches really show the brides and grooms personal style. It is key to be able to show the bride and grooms personality through their wedding.

Shirna on Oct 18, 2011

I love the concept of your wedding.from a great wedding favor to a unique wedding cake with a lovely figurine on top of it...

Wedding Favors Ideas on Oct 18, 2011

Your wedding favor is eco-friendly on the stick that you use...I say its unique..sort-of mini flag which in wedding is a mini- favor- wedding flag of passion :))

PAULA on Oct 18, 2011

her dress is fabulous!

Carley Romero, Simply Sweet Weddings on Oct 18, 2011

What a beautiful wedding! I love all the fun socks!

Laura @ The Wedding Duchess on Nov 1, 2011

the letterpress invites are amazing!

Meagan on Nov 8, 2011

I like how the groomsmen have different colored socks! soo cute!

Jen on Feb 15, 2012

Mind-blowing!!!! :) the pics are just WOWW! :) Like like ...LOVE it!! :)

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