Bella Figura

Meet our letterpress designers

Elizabeth Elsas Mandel

Elizabeth Elsas Mandel

Elizabeth & David Mandel are a husband-wife design team, collaboratively creating iconic, one of a kind invitations. Elizabeth received her BA in Art History from Harvard University and her MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University. She is a Professor of Graphic Design at the Savannah College of Art in Atlanta, and previously taught graphic design at Parsons School of Design in New York. She has received design awards from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Print Magazine and the Association of American University Presses. David came to graphic design via exhibition design and museums. He has worked for an exhibition design firm in New York City and in the exhibition department of two museums, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the New York Historical Society. Exhibitions he has worked on have won awards from Communication Arts and I.D. Magazine and received favorable reviews from the New York Times, The Washington Post and The New Republic.

Designs by Elizabeth Elsas Mandel