hand lettering


Designer of the Week: Ian Barnard

Designer of the Week Ian Barnard has a passion for typography & lettering, and it shows in all his creations. Read on for hand-lettering inspiration!


The Legendary Yet Unknown Lettering Artist Ira Schnapp

Ira Schnapp’s personal history is shrouded in mystery, despite the fact that his revolutionary lettering style for DC Comics continues to live on and inspire lettering and comic artists today. Even the DC Comics website neglected to publish a bio for a man who helped develop DC Comics’ “house style.” The website merely credits...


The Explosive Hand Lettering Rebellion

A stealthy resurgence happening in the design world. Hand lettering is not-so-quietly making a colossal comeback, exploding into the forefront of design.


Handlettering Gymnastics

These five handlettering artists are forging new ground in the lettering category using a variety of materials and techniques to achieve stunning results.


Weekend Heller: Learn Sign Painting

Sign painter Mike Meyer is bringing his hand-lettering workshop to New York. The event will give participants a chance to learn from one of the masters, with brushes, paint and lettering.

Lauren Hom’s Daily Dishonesty

Lauren Hom wants you to lie to her. You know all those little promises that you make to yourself—all those trays of Thanksgiving treats you think you’re going to avoid tomorrow? Hom is honoring our collective lack of willpower and ability to fool ourselves in a fun and bitingly honest new blog called Daily...

This & That

Ah, the naming process. Who hasn’t been in a crowded conference room enduring a heated debate between the “cool, offbeat name” and the “one small step away from where we’re at” name? It got me thinking about the word and, the ampersand, or the plus sign. Dress it up however you like, it’s happening...