But as much as there are some truly beautiful typefaces out there, one cannot feel the same care and dedication that an ornate (either traditional or modern) hand calligraphed envelope can posses.
There are some pretty fabulous calligraphers in this world that have really taken calligraphy into the modern world. Here are some of my favorites.
Each one of these images inspires me to try to learn the art of the pen...alas, try as I might...I just don't think that I was meant to have legible writing. So I will give credit where credit is due and leave it to the professionals!