A contemporary calligraphy studio in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Honolulu, Hawaii · 1442 Sales


A contemporary calligraphy studio in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Honolulu, Hawaii 1442 Sales On Etsy since 2014

5 out of 5 stars
Kelsey Nishi Darling

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Kelsey Nishi Darling


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5 out of 5 stars

charlotterodick on Jun 10, 2018

4 out of 5 stars

Lovely cake topper, really delicate, and fast shipping to the UK. However we did have to pay £14 in customs charges, making it overall quite an expensive topper compared to the others we had looked at.

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Last updated on November 26, 2017
We are a small calligraphy design studio in Honolulu, Hawaii! Thank you so much for checking out our little shop.

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  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
all workshop enrollments
custom calligraphy envelope addressing
digital files
custom stamps
custom signs

I do my very best to securely pack and ship all merchandise. I am not responsible for items damaged in transit by the post office. If you would like extra piece of mind, postage upgrade for insured shipping is available upon request.

If you'd like to return a calligraphy kit, please send back the item at your shipping expense and communicate with me appropriately before doing so. The kit must be in resalable condition, unopened and unused.
Payment is due upon checkout of your item.
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By purchasing this listing, the parties hereto have agreed to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement effective on the date of purchase.

Basic Terms and Conditions


As used herein and throughout this Agreement:
1.1 Agreement means the entire content of this Basic Terms and Conditions
document, the Proposal document(s), Schedule A, together with any other
Supplements designated below, together with any exhibits, schedules or
attachments hereto.

1.2 Client Content means all materials, information, factual, promotional, or
other advertising claims, photography, writings and other creative content
provided by Client for use in the preparation of and/or incorporation in the

1.3 Copyrights means the property rights in original works of authorship,
expressed in a tangible medium of expression, as defined and enforceable
under U.S. Copyright Law.

1.4 Deliverables means the services and work product specified in the
Proposal to be delivered by Designer to Client, in the form and media
specified in the Proposal.

1.5 Designer Tools means all design tools developed and/or utilized by
Designer in performing the Services, including without limitation pre­existing
and newly developed software including source code, web authoring tools,
type fonts, and application tools, together with any other software, or other
inventions whether or not patentable, and general non­copyrightable
concepts such as website design, architecture, layout, navigational and
functional elements.

1.6 Final Works means all creative content developed by Designer, or
commissioned by Designer, exclusively for the Project and incorporated in
the Final Deliverables, including, but not limited to, any and all visual
elements, graphic design, illustration, photography, animation, motion
design, audio­visual works, sounds, typographic treatments and text,
modifications to Client Content, and Designer’s selection, arrangement and
coordination of such elements together with Client Content and/or Third
Party Materials.

1.7 Final Deliverables means the final versions of Deliverables provided by
Designer and accepted by Client.

1.8 Preliminary Works means all creative content including, but not limited
to, concepts, sketches, visual presentations, or other alternate or preliminary
designs and documents developed by Designer and which may or may not be
shown and or delivered to Client for consideration but do not form part of the
Final Works.

1.9 Project means the scope and purpose of the Client’s identified usage of
the work product as described in the Proposal.
1.10 Services means all services and the work product to be provided to
Client by Designer as described and otherwise further defined in the

1.11 Third Party Materials means proprietary third party materials which are
incorporated into the Final Deliverables, including without limitation stock
photography or illustration.

1.12 Trademarks means trade names, words, symbols, designs, logos or other
devices or designs used in the Final Deliverables to designate the origin or
source of the goods or services of Client.

1.13 Working Files means all underlying work product and digital files utilized
by Designer to create the Preliminary Works and Final Works other than the
format comprising the Final Deliverables.


The terms of the Proposal shall be effective for 5 business days after presentation to Client. In the event this Agreement is not executed by Client within the time identified, the Proposal, together with any related terms and conditions and deliverables, may be subject to amendment, substitution or termination.


3.1 General Revisions . Please note that revisions will not include changes to
the lettering style once decided upon. Unless otherwise provided in the
Proposal, and except as otherwise provided for herein, Client shall pay
additional charges for revisions requested by Client which are outside the
scope of the Services on a time and materials basis, at Designer’s standard
hourly rate of $100 per hour. Such charges shall be in addition to all other
amounts payable under the Proposal, despite any maximum budget, contract
price or final price identified therein. Designer may extend or modify any
delivery schedule or deadlines in the Proposal and Deliverables as may be
required by such Revisions.

3.2 Substantive Revisions. If Client requests or instructs Changes that
amount to a revision in or near excess of twenty­five percent (25%) of the time
required to produce the Deliverables, and or the value or scope of the
Services, Designer shall be entitled to submit a new and separate Proposal to
Client for written approval. Work shall not begin on the revised services until
a fully signed revised Proposal and, if required, any additional retainer fees
are received by Designer.

3.3 Timing . Designer will prioritize performance of the Services as may be
necessary or as identified in the Proposal, and will undertake commercially
reasonable efforts to perform the Services within the time(s) identified in the
Proposal. Client agrees to review Deliverables within the time identified for
such reviews and to promptly either,

(a) approve the Deliverables in writing or
(b) provide written comments and/or corrections sufficient to identify the
Client’s concerns, objections or corrections to Designer. Client
acknowledges and agrees that Designer’s ability to meet any and all
schedules is entirely dependent upon Client’s prompt performance of its
obligations to provide materials and written approvals and/or instructions
pursuant to the Proposal and that any delays in Client’s performance or
Revisions in the Services or Deliverables requested by Client may delay
delivery of the Deliverables. Any such delay caused by Client shall not
constitute a breach of any term, condition or Designer’s obligations under
this Agreement.

3.4 Testing and Acceptance. Designer will exercise commercially reasonable
efforts to test Deliverables requiring testing and to make all necessary
corrections prior to providing Deliverables to Client. Client, within two (2)
business days of receipt of each Deliverable, shall notify Designer, in writing,
of any failure of such Deliverable to comply with the specifications set forth in
the Proposal, or of any other objections, corrections, changes or
amendments. In the absence of such notice from Client, the Deliverable shall
be deemed accepted.


Client acknowledges that it shall be responsible for performing the following in a reasonable and timely manner:

(a) coordination of any decision­making with parties other than the Designer;

(b) final proofreading and in the event that Client has approved Deliverables
but errors, such as, by way of example, not limitation, typographic errors or
misspellings, remain in the finished product, Client will hold itself responsible
; and

(d) ensuring that all information and claims comprising Client Content are
accurate, legal and conform to applicable standards in Client’s industry.

(e) coordinating pick up or drop off of any items and/or finished products
from Designers studio located at 1110 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii
96817. Pick up or drop off times are Monday, Wednesday and Friday between
3-6 pm, excluding all holidays. Please correspond and confirm pickup or
drop off date and time within 48 hours of the proposed meeting.


All displays or publications of the Deliverables shall bear accreditation and/or copyright notice in Designer’s name. Designer retains the right to reproduce, publish and display the Deliverables in Designer’s portfolios and websites, and in galleries, design periodicals and other media or exhibits for the purposes of recognition of creative excellence or professional advancement, and to be credited with authorship of the Deliverables in connection with such uses. Either party, subject to the other’s reasonable approval, may describe its role in relation to the Project and, if applicable, the services provided to the other party on its website and in other promotional materials, and, if not expressly objected to, include a link to the other party’s website.


Each party acknowledges that in connection with this Agreement it may receive certain confidential or proprietary technical and business information and materials of the other party, including without limitation Preliminary Works (“Confidential Information”). Each party, its agents and employees shall hold and maintain in strict confidence all Confidential Information, shall not disclose Confidential Information to any third party, and shall not use any Confidential Information except as may be necessary to perform its obligations under the Proposal except as may be required by a court or governmental authority. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Confidential Information shall not include any information that is in the public domain or becomes publicly known through no fault of the receiving party, or is otherwise properly received from a third party without an obligation of confidentiality.


7.1 Independent Contractor. Designer is an independent contractor, not an
employee of Client or any company affiliated with Client. Designer shall
provide the Services under the general direction of Client, but Designer shall
determine, in Designer’s sole discretion, the manner and means by which the
Services are accomplished. This Agreement does not create a partnership or
joint venture and neither party is authorized to act as agent or bind the other
party except as expressly stated in this Agreement. All rights, if any, granted
to Client are contractual in nature and are wholly defined by the express
written agreement of the parties and the various terms and conditions of this


8.1 By Client. Client represents, warrants and covenants to Designer that
(a) Client owns all right, title, and interest in, or otherwise has full right and
authority to permit the use of the Client Content,
(b) to the best of Client’s knowledge, the Client Content is accurate, legal,
conforms to ethical standards of the Client’s industry, does not infringe the
rights of any third party, and use of the Client Content as well as any
Trademarks in connection with the Project does not and will not violate the
rights of any third parties,
(c) Client shall comply with the terms and conditions of any licensing
agreements which govern the use of Third Party Materials, and
(d) Client shall comply with all laws and regulations as they relate to the
Services and Deliverables.

8.2 By Designer.
(a) Designer hereby represents, warrants and covenants to Client that
Designer will provide the Services identified in the Agreement in a
professional and workmanlike manner and in accordance with all
reasonable professional standards for such services.

(b) Designer further represents, warrants and covenants to Client that

(i) except for Third Party Materials and Client Content, the Final
Deliverables shall be the original work of Designer and/or its
independent contractors,

(ii) in the event that the Final Deliverables include the work of
independent contractors commissioned for the Project by Designer,
Designer shall have secure agreements from such contractors
granting all necessary rights, title, and interest in and to the Final
Deliverables sufficient for Designer to grant the intellectual property
rights provided in this Agreement, and

(iii) to the best of Designer’s knowledge, the Final Works provided by
Designer and Designer’s subcontractors does not infringe the rights
of any party, and use of same in connection with the Project will not
violate the rights of any third parties. In the event Client or third
parties modify or otherwise use the Deliverables outside of the scope
or for any purpose not identified in the Proposal or this Agreement or
contrary to the terms and conditions noted herein, all
representations and warranties of Designer shall be void.

(c) Except for the express representations and warranties stated in this
Agreement, Designer makes no warranties whatsoever. Designer explicitly
disclaims any other warranties of any kind, either express or implied,
including but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a
particular purpose or compliance with laws or government rules or
regulations applicable to the Project.


9.1 By Client. Client agrees to indemnify, save and hold harmless Designer
from any and all damages, liabilities, costs, losses or expenses arising out of
any claim, demand, or action by a third party arising out of any breach of
Client’s responsibilities or obligations, representations or warranties under
this Agreement. Under such circumstances Designer shall promptly notify
Client in writing of any claim or suit;

(a) Client has sole control of the defense and all related settlement
negotiations; and

(b) Designer provides Client with commercially reasonable assistance,
information and authority necessary to perform Client’s obligations under
this section. Client will reimburse the reasonable out­of­pocket expenses
incurred by Designer in providing such assistance.

9.2 By Designer. Subject to the terms, conditions, express representations
and warranties provided in this Agreement, Designer agrees to indemnify,
save and hold harmless Client from any and all damages, liabilities, costs,
losses or expenses arising out of any finding of fact which is inconsistent with
Designer’s representations and warranties made herein, except in the event
any such claims, damages, liabilities, costs, losses or expenses arise directly
as a result of gross negligence or misconduct of Client provided that

(a) Client promptly notifies Designer in writing of the claim;

(b) Designer shall have sole control of the defense and all related
settlement negotiations; and (c) Client shall provide Designer with the
assistance, information and authority necessary to perform Designer’s
obligations under this section. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Designer
shall have no obligation to defend or otherwise indemnify Client for any
claim or adverse finding of fact arising out of or due to Client Content, any
unauthorized content, improper or illegal use, or the failure to update or
maintain any Deliverables provided by Designer.

9.3 Settlement Approval. The indemnifying party may not enter into any
settlement agreement without the indemnified party’s written consent.

9.4 Limitation of Liability. The services and the work product of Designer are
sold “as is.” In all circumstances, the maximum liability of Designer, its
directors, officers, employees, design agents and affiliates (“designer
parties”), to Client for damages for any and all causes whatsoever, and
Client’s maximum remedy, regardless of the form of action, whether in
contract, tort or otherwise, shall be limited to the net profit of Designer. In no
event shall Designer be liable for any lost data or content, lost profits,
business interruption or for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential,
exemplary or punitive damages arising out of or relating to the materials or
the services provided by Designer, even if Designer has been advised of the
possibility of such damages, and notwithstanding the failure of essential
purpose of any limited remedy.


10.1 Term. This Agreement shall commence upon the Effective Date and shall
remain effective until the Services are completed and delivered.

10.2 Termination. This Agreement may be terminated for convenience at any
time by either party effective immediately upon notice, or the mutual
agreement of the parties.

10.3 In the event of termination, Designer shall be compensated for the
Services performed through the date of termination in the amount of

(a) any advance payment,

(b) a prorated portion of the fees due, or

(c) hourly fees for work performed by Designer or Designer’s agents as of
the date of termination, whichever is greater; and Client shall pay all
Expenses, fees, out of pockets together with any Additional Costs incurred
through and up to, the date of cancellation. In the event of termination for
convenience by Client, Client shall pay in addition to the above an early
termination fee equal to 25% of the total project fee, Schedule A shall not
be effective, and Client shall not have rights to use Deliverables except
upon written consent from Designer provided after such termination.

10.4 In the event of termination for convenience by Designer or for cause by
Client, and upon full payment of compensation as provided herein, Designer
grants to Client such right and title as provided for in Schedule A of this
Agreement with respect to those Deliverables provided to, and accepted by
Client as of the date of termination.

10.5 Upon expiration or termination of this Agreement:

(a) each party shall return or, at the disclosing party’s request, destroy the
Confidential Information of the other party, and

(b) other than as provided herein, all rights and obligations of each party
under this Agreement, exclusive of the Services, shall survive.


11.1 Force Majeure. Designer shall not be deemed in breach of this
Agreement if Designer is unable to complete the Services or any portion
thereof by reason of fire, earthquake, flood, hurricane or other severe
weather, labor dispute, act of war, terrorism, riot or other severe civil
disturbance, death, illness or incapacity of Designer or any local, state,
federal, national or international law, governmental order or regulation or any
other event beyond Designer’s control (collectively, “Force Majeure Event”).
Upon occurrence of any Force Majeure Event, Designer shall give notice to
Client of its inability to perform or of delay in completing the Services and
shall propose revisions to the schedule for completion
of the Services.

11.2 Governing Law and Dispute Resolution. The formation, construction,
performance and enforcement of this Agreement shall be in accordance with
the laws of the United States and the state of Hawaii without regard to its
conflict of law provisions or the conflict of law provisions of any other
jurisdiction. In the event of a dispute arising out of this Agreement, the
parties agree to attempt to resolve any dispute by negotiation between the
parties. If they are unable to resolve the dispute, either party may commence
mediation and/or binding arbitration through the American Arbitration
Association, or other forum mutually agreed to by the parties. The prevailing
party in any dispute resolved by binding arbitration or litigation shall be
entitled to recover its attorneys’ fees and costs. In all other circumstances,
the parties specifically consent to the local, state and federal courts located
in the state of Hawaii. The parties hereby waive any jurisdictional or venue
defenses available to them and further consent to service of process by mail.
Client acknowledges that Designer will have no adequate remedy at law in
the event Client uses the deliverables in any way not permitted hereunder,
and hereby agrees that Designer shall be entitled to equitable relief by way of
temporary and permanent injunction, and such other and further
relief at law or equity as any arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction may
deem just and proper, in addition to any and all other remedies provided for

11.3 Headings. The numbering and captions of the various sections are solely
for convenience and reference only and shall not affect the scope, meaning,
intent or interpretation of the provisions of this Agreement nor shall such
headings otherwise be given any legal effect.


12.1 Client Content . Client Content, including all pre­existing Trademarks, shall remain the sole property of Client or its respective suppliers, and Client or its suppliers shall be the sole owner of all rights in connection therewith. Client hereby grants to Designer a nonexclusive, nontransferable license to use, reproduce, modify, display and publish the Client Content solely in connection with Designer’s performance of the Services and limited promotional uses of the Deliverables as authorized in this Agreement.
12.2 Third Party Materials . All Third Party Materials are the exclusive property of their respective owners. Designer shall inform Client of all Third Party Materials that may be required to perform the Services or otherwise integrated into the Final Art. Under such circumstances Designer shall inform Client of any need to license, at Client’s expense, and unless otherwise provided for by Client, Client shall obtain the license(s) necessary to permit Client’s use of the Third Party Materials consistent with the usage rights granted herein. In the event Client fails to properly secure or otherwise arrange for any necessary licenses or instructs the use of Third Party Materials, Client hereby indemnifies, saves and holds harmless Designer from any and all damages, liabilities, costs, losses or expenses arising out of any claim, demand, or action by a third party arising out of Client’s failure to obtain copyright, trademark, publicity, privacy, defamation or other releases or permissions with respect to materials included in the Final Art.
12.3 Preliminary Works . Designer retains all rights in and to all Preliminary Works. Client shall return all Preliminary Works to Designer within days of completion of the Services and all rights in and to any Preliminary Works shall remain the exclusive property of Designer.
12.4 Original Artwork . Designer retains all right and title in and to any original artwork comprising Final Art, including all rights to display or sell such artwork. Client shall return all original artwork to Designer within 30 days of completion of the Services.
12.5 Trademarks . Upon completion of the Services and expressly conditioned upon full payment of all fees, costs and out­of­ pocket expenses due, Designer assigns to Client all ownership rights, including any copyrights, in and to any artworks or designs comprising the works created by Designer for use by Client as a Trademark. Designer shall cooperate with Client and shall execute any additional documents reasonably requested by Client to evidence such assignment. Client shall have sole responsibility for ensuring that any proposed trademarks or Final Deliverables intended to be a Trademark are available for use in commerce and federal registration and do not otherwise infringe the rights of any third party. Client
hereby indemnifies, saves and holds harmless Designer from any and all damages, liabilities, costs, losses or expenses arising out of any claim, demand, or action by any third party alleging any infringement arising out of Client’s use and/or failure to obtain rights to use or use of the Trademark.
12.6 Designer Tools . All Designer Tools are and shall remain the exclusive property of Designer. Designer hereby grants to Client a nonexclusive, nontransferable (other than the right to sublicense such uses to Client’s web hosting or internet service providers), perpetual, worldwide license to use the Designer Tools solely to the extent necessary with the Final Deliverables for the Project. Client may not directly or indirectly, in any form or manner, decompile, reverse engineer, create derivative works or otherwise disassemble or modify any Designer Tools comprising any software or technology of Designer.

A License for limited usage, no modification rights.

13.1 Final Works . Upon completion of the Services, and expressly conditioned upon full payment of
Additional uses including reselling or renting the Final Works will require separate pricing. All other rights, including Copyrights, are reserved by Designer. The
rights granted to Client are for the usage of the Final Art in its original form only. Client may not crop, distort, manipulate, reconfigure, mimic, animate, create derivative works or extract portions or in any other manner, alter the Final Art. For the Duration of Use, Client shall have Nonexclusive rights as set forth above.
13.2 Preliminary Works/Working Files. Designer retains all proprietary rights, including property ownership, intellectual property rights and Copyrights, in and to all Preliminary Works and Working Files.
13.3 Liquidation for Unlicensed Use. Client’s use of the Deliverables shall be limited to the usage rights granted herein for the Project only. In the event Client, or its agents, uses Final Works or other Deliverables, including Preliminary Works and Working Files, or any derivative works thereof, for another project or outside the scope of the rights granted herein, Designer shall be entitled to further compensation equal to five hundred percent (500%) of the original Project fee unless otherwise agreed in writing by both parties.
13.4 Photographs of the Project. Designer shall have the right to document, photograph or otherwise record all completed designs or installations of the Project, and to reproduce, publish and display such documentation, photographs or records for Designer’s promotional purposes in accordance with Section 6 of the Basic Terms and Conditions of this Agreement.
additional client responsibilities


14.1 Pick Ups and Drop Offs. Rental items are available for pickup and drop off on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 3­5pm, excluding all holidays at 1110 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96818. Please correspond and confirm pickup or drop off date and time within 48 hours of the proposed meeting.
all fees and costs due, Designer grants to Client limited usage rights in the Final Works as detailed in
email communications, for a specific event.

14.2Return of Rental Items. Rented items must be returned within 10 days of the event date to our office at 1110 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817. Should the rental item fail to be returned within the 10 day period, a $200 fee will be assessed and charged to the credit card on file.
14.3 Damage to Rental Items. Damage to rental items of any kind (cracks, scratches or breaks) will result in a $200 replacement fee assessed and charged to the credit card on file.