Sirkel – A Lettering

Reading Time: 2 minutes The “Sirkel” font is based on explorations of the work and studio of Jeweler Jan Bekker. I was inspired by the simplicity, honesty and geometry of his tools. The basis of the font is the textures, patterns and construction of these tools. Designed by our Creative Director Ross See the full project here

Pattern Beauty

Reading Time: 2 minutes Laura Varsky is a graphic designer and illustrator from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She specializes in illustration, lettering and design for book cover, CD covers, publications etc. Her work has as sense of movement created through vibrant colours and detailed patterns. “The movement of the water, the sight of old iron bars, my cat sleeping, any cat …

Lettering vs. Calligraphy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite the frequently ill-defined line between Lettering and Calligraphy, they have always been separate disciplines. Lettering vs Calligraphy, a new project from Berliners Martina Flor and Giuseppe Salerno, seeks to bring together both the craft of drawing letters and the art of writing, but at the same time emphasize and celebrate their differences. Visit their …

Upside Down, Left To Right

Reading Time: < 1 minute Upside Down, Left To Right is an amazing short documentary on the art of letter-pressing. Danny Cooke captures this lost art beautifully.