An increasing number of planners and marketers are using digital invitations—those sent via email, video, or apps—for their events. But that doesn't mean the death of the printed invite. In fact, BizBash contributing editor Jim Shi—a fashion and lifestyle journalist for more than a decade—has amassed an enviable collection of printed invitations, appreciating the time and effort put into what are essentially tangible extensions of a brand's identity. So we asked him to delve into his archive and select his favorites.
Here's a look at the coolest, most intriguing invitations of the past 10 years—with plenty of ideas that you can steal for your next event.