lettering

The Origins of Social Stationery Lettering

Many social stationery lettering styles have never been digitized and are still found in the Cronite Masterplate library. This article explains Masterplate technology and a little about how the Cronite library came to be.

Mary Kate McDevitt Talks Handlettering

Typography & Lettering Inspiration from Mary Kate McDevitt “It just has to feel right. If I look at a piece and something’s a bit off, it throws me. That could mean an unbalanced composition, kinks in the swashes or flourishes, or wonkiness in the letters when the style calls for something more technically proficient....

A Quick Guide to Type Anatomy

Ever want to design lettering that causes eyes to glaze over in amazement, such as the letterings of Jessica Hische or Louise Fili? The first step is to learn the basic letterforms. From HOW Design University’s course with Type Camp, Letterform Design, we grabbed some useful diagrams on type anatomy. Letterform Design covers how to design...