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...


A Cross-Continental Creative Collaboration

Serendipitous encounters happen all the time on the Internet, and luckily for us, we know of one that set in motion an exemplary creative collaboration. Designer Craig Black, hailing from Scotland, and designer Nicole Phillips of Australia, connected over social media on their love of design and typography. An International Creative Collaboration: Opposites Attract...


Letters From Svenska

"Pyttans AB and CD to Learn" is a strangely delightful ABC book dedicated to the Swedish opera singer Marianne Morner, also known as Pyttan.


The Pen is Mightier Than the Brush

Here are a few pieces of penmanship from the turn of the century that were held up as textbook examples of how to write decoratively and add shadow, too.


Type & Lettering Awards 2015 Winners and Merits

"Outstanding.” “Innovative.” “Surprisingly different.” This is how Dr. Shelley Gruendler, founder of TypeCamp, describes this year’s Type & Lettering Award winners. View them here!