Create your own hand painted sign
This summer Jakob Engberg, Founder of Copenhagen Signs, will give an extended Sign Painting and Lettering workshop in Slovenia. The 7 day workshop will take you through the basics of hand lettering, brush lettering and sign painting techniques. You will end up with your own hand painted sign on your own custom cut wooden panel. (more…)
A brief history of technical lettering tools
From Lettering Guides to CNC Plotters – the article by Florian Hardwig and Thomas Maier highlights some major steps in the historical development of lettering tools for drafting.
How to work with a lettering artist
If you’ve never worked with a lettering artist – or even if you have, there are some suggested best practices to get the desired outcome with a minimum of stress and misunderstanding. (more…)
Martina Flor – An introvert’s approach to kicking ass
How one illustrator bounced around jobs (and oceans) before making her own dram career. An interview with Martina Flor, a lettering artist from Argentina living in Berlin.
Type Worship: Inspirational Typography & Lettering
The official blog of 8 Faces magazine. Featuring inspirational typography, beautiful lettering, reviews, interviews with leading designers. (more…)
TypeChap, vernacular and spectacular typography
A website showcasing typography and broken and beautiful signage from around the world. (more…)
Lettering Workshop with Ken Barber in Yorklyn, Del.
Spend a day with House Industries Chief Lettering Officer Ken Barber while learning or improving useful and marketable lettering skills. Friday, October 9, 2015, 9:30 to 5:30, price $400.
On the Recent Hand-Lettering Boom
Three leading letterers, type designers, and all-around experts on the topic – Ken Barber, Martina Flor, and Ale Paul – reflect on typography’s nouvelle vague. (more…)
Martina Flor, custom lettering and typography from Berlin
Martina Flor loves letters. You will love her letters too! (more…)