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Identifying Wedding Trends for Sublimation

Jennifer Foy has over 12 years of experience using Adobe Photoshop. She has received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications from the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. Her years of teaching experience include numerous software and design classes in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, QuarkXPress, Freehand and InDesign for Colleges in Atlanta, Georgia; and Louisville, Kentucky. Jennifer is currently working as the Creative Director and Universal Woods with the Unisub and Chromaluxe brands. Jennifer can be reached by email at jenniferf@unisub.com

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Current trends for weddings include seasonal (such as floral for spring) as well as marking dates/places the couple met, became engaged, or are getting married. These markings can include longitude and latitude or the star map trend. Couples put the night sky (typically as a line art drawing) with the date they became engaged or their wedding date. 

Whimsical, magical, and colorful are still big trends, which is ideal for sublimation. Travel- or Boho-themed, as well as beach glamour, remain popular. Think unconventional seating charts (garden stakes, anyone?); functional favors (such as bag tags); adding in textures of lace, marble, or leather to backgrounds; and ways the bride or groom can add a secret message that reflects their personality.

—Jennifer Foy, Unisub 

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