About Me

Ashley Legler

Denver Design Studio is the studio of Ashley Legler, calligrapher, letterer and graphic designer, specializing in weddings, private commissions, and small business branding and logos. Located in the Mile High City, Denver Design Studio is proud to serve clients worldwide.

Ashley was introduced to calligraphy at the age of nine and has been fascinated by this challenging craft and different written forms ever since. She received her master’s degree from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London in 2009, and founded Denver Design Studio in 2012. With over 20-years’ experience, she has worked in a variety of design fields and enjoys the interconnectivity between them all.

She is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the Colorado Calligraphers’ Guild, the International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting (IAMPETH) and the Society of Typographic Aficionados (SoTA). She is actively involved in local chapters of the Junior League and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Some of her favorite things include cats, history, mashed potatoes, the Clash and Dr. Pepper-flavored Lip Smacker. She and her husband were married in Paris in 2014, and they live in a mid-century modern house in Denver with their army of cats and backyard chickens.

Kind Words

"Ashley did the calligraphy for our wedding in 2009 and it was wonderful. She did a beautiful job and the place card names were done so professionally and were extremely elegant. They were delivered to us in plenty of time so it was one less thing to worry about! I would thoroughly recommend her and would use her again in a heartbeat (even though we live on different continents)!!!"

- Sophia in Brisbane, Australia

"I absolutely loved working with Denver Design Studio. I had over 200 wedding invitations, all addressed by hand in the most beautiful calligraphy I have ever seen. This is truly a lost art form and she excels at it. She was professional, easy to work with, readily available, and efficient. I received more compliments on my envelopes than I did on the actual printed invitations. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for an extra “wow” factor on any type of invitation."

- Stacy in Casper, Wyoming

"Just a note to thank you so much for taking the time to make our day all the more special, you are truly amazing!"

- Michael and Alexiss in Port Orchard, Washington

"We were only planning a small wedding party for close family and I wanted it to be very bespoke. Ashley did beautiful hand-written invitations and favour cards. We were delighted with the finished result and all the guests were amazed with their invites. As my mum does not speak English, Ashley went to the extent of writing an invitation in a foreign language. That says it all, amazing skill and effortless ability. Highly recommended!"

- Magda in Ash Vale, England

"The envelopes are stunning, Ashley!!! You did such an incredible job and we couldn’t be happier with them!!! Thank you for the quick turnaround and for going out of your way to pick them up and drop them off! Also, the wrapping was so pretty!! Thanks so much again!!"

- Karen in Denver, Colorado

"If any of y’all need wedding invitations, baby announcements, or just your favorite quote for your home in beautiful calligraphy – I highly recommend Denver Design Studio. Fantastic."

- Kim in Durham, North Carolina

"Just want to say that I received the project that you did for me and it’s absolutely beautiful. I love it. Thank you so much for taking the time to do this for me, I’m sure she will love it. Thank you again and for any future projects I have I know who to go to."

- Joe in Staten Island, New York

"We LOVE our wedding envelopes! You did an amazing job, they look great…plus they were ready early. Thank you!"

- Stacey in Denver, Colorado