These are our letterpress designers.
Kelle Anne McCarter
What inspires your designs? Fashion; typography; color; vintage fabrics and wallpaper with interesting patterns; calligraphy’s master penmen; paper goods; botanicals; classic movies; interior design.
Describe the place where you design. A cozy room filled with papers, fabrics, paints, artwork, knitting supplies, ink splatters, books and my husband’s 1886 Mathushek piano.
What is your most prized possession? A collection of love letters from my husband during our old-fashioned, three year, long-distance courtship.
Tell us about your wedding. Our wedding was elegant in its simplicity—a lovely outdoor ceremony in a rose garden at the Denver Botanic Gardens with our families. The setting was picturesque with an oak tree, white wooden pergola above our heads and the fragrance of nature surrounding us.
Where did you honeymoon and why? Our honeymoon was in Vail, Colorado— my introduction to the beautiful places in Colorado my husband and I would explore together.
What’s on or in your nightstand? A silver bud vase from The Plaza Hotel and Daniel Deronda by George Eliot.
What city do you call home? Denver—the Queen City of the Plains. Must see places for Denver visitors: the Red Rocks Park, a geological marvel once considered the 8th wonder of the world; and the Brown Palace Hotel, for its rich history of celebrated guests, stunning architecture and chocolate decadence afternoon tea.
What are your favorite colors of the moment? Amethyst, aubergine, wine, cardinal, chartreuse—rich, saturated colors
What were the colors of your childhood? Greens—the color of grass and golf courses.