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PRODUCTION TIMELINES

Design & Building Timelines For Bridal Albums...

 

1. In-Studio Design Session form is completed by you, listing your favorite images and submitted via the online form.

 

2. Once we receive your completed form, information regarding your order is entered into our system. We contact you to schedule the album design session. Typical session hours are Monday through Thursday 12PM-7PM. A design session should take approximately 1-2 hours.

 

3. When you meet with your designer, you will be able to see all of the options available to you through the variety of image effects and layouts as well as portrait, collage prints and framing options.

 

4. Upon completion of your design session, the album design is printed in the studio and presented to you for your review and final approval.  The remaining forms are completed detailing your final order selections, including cover options, cutouts, engraving, etc. Any elements of the album design that cannot be shown to you during the design session will be sent to you via email as a .pdf file for your approval.

 

5. The order for your finalized album is placed with our bindery and the digital files representing your designed album and related order forms are sent to the lab for printing.

 

6. After printing, a final check and studio approval, assembly and binding begins.

 

In summary, each book is unique. Each requires custom components to build. Each requires a tremendous amount of detail. We offer this information to raise your awareness and understanding of why it takes a great deal of time in the designing and building of a wonderful work of art. 

 

Please anticipate the following build times for your orders: BRIDAL ALBUMS: APPROXIMATELY 3-6 MONTHS FROM MONTH IN WHICH IT WAS ORDERED. i.e. if you order your bridal album in January, the target date of delivery is the end of April-June.

 

Please keep in mind that any album ordered after July 15th may not be delivered in time for Christmas. 

PARENT DUPLICATE ALBUMS ARE BUILT AT THE SAME TIME AS BRIDAL ALBUMS AND ARE SCHEDULED FOR DELIVERY AT THE SAME TIME AS WELL.

 

Design & Building Timelines For Custom Parent Albums...

 

The information below is for CUSTOM parent albums. Any Bridal Album DUPLICATE album orders will be placed with bridal album order and will follow the same production schedule. Please see the bridal albums timeline for details.

 

1. The Custom Parent Album form is completed by you and sent in to the studio via fax to 973-836-0349. (You can download the necessary form here).

 

2. Once we receive your completed form, information regarding your order is entered into our system. A preview will be sent to you via email as a .pdf file for your approval.

 

3. Once approved by you, the order for your finalized album is placed with our bindery and the digital files representing your designed album and related order forms are sent to the lab for printing.

 

4. After printing, a final check and studio approval, assembly and binding begins.

 

In summary, each book is unique. Each requires custom components to build. Each requires a tremendous amount of detail. We offer this information to raise your awareness and understanding of why it takes a great deal of time in the designing and building of a wonderful work of art. 

 

Please anticipate the following build times for your orders: CUSTOM PARENT ALBUMS: APPROXIMATELY 3-6 MONTHS FROM MONTH IN WHICH IT WAS ORDERED. i.e. if you order your parent album in January, the target date of delivery is the end of April-June. Please keep in mind that any album ordered after July 15th may not be delivered in time for Christmas. 

 

Design & Timelines for Portraits, Thank You Cards and Save the Date Cards.

 

1. The appropriate form is completed by you and and submitted via the online form.

 

2. Once we receive your completed form, information regarding your order is entered into our system.

 

3. The digital files representing your order are sent to the lab for printing.

 

4. After printing, a final check and studio approval, you are notified via email that your order is available for pick-up.

 

Please anticipate the following build times for your orders: Portraits, Thank You Cards and Save the Date Cards: APPROXIMATELY 3-6 WEEKS FROM WHEN IT WAS ORDERED