Letterer Kate Pullen’s “The A to Z of Things I’ve Pulled Out of My Dog’s Mouth” combines type, art and dogs three of my favourite things! Three years after adopting her staffy Vinnie kate writes “we find ourselves in the midst of this A to Z, from the somewhat expected, to the slightly peculiar and the downright disgusting." All humans and dogs welcome, at the shows opening 17 November, 12-3pm at Lamington Drive, Collingwood

Posted
AuthorNicole Phillips
Posted
AuthorNicole Phillips

This is Daves interpretation on the classic bell bottom script genre. Funkford started as a lettering commission for NYMag, and after 9 months of thinking, sketching, drawing and redrawing, Dave is ready to share it with us all - I just purchased this fab face and am excited to try it out. Buy it - Support Dave and the development of fun new future fonts!

Posted
AuthorNicole Phillips
CategoriesLETTERING

I spent the morning doing Erik Marinovich's Skillshare class and lettering envelope compositions! Erik's teaching style was excellent - he was encouraging but also realistic about what people could achieve. He spoke of the importance of continued learning, practice and lots and lots of drills making shapes to build muscle memory to really elevate your lettering skills.

Chiswell St was once this was the centre of printing in the City of London. The foundry established by William Caslon in 1737, stood here until 1937. These historic photographs from St Bride Printing Library, taken in 1902 upon the occasion of the opening of the new Hackney Wick Caslon factory

Posted
AuthorNicole Phillips

TypeThursday raises the baseline on letterform design and use through friendly, moderated, group discussions of type-centric works in progress with letterform lovers who gather to talk type over drinks. Here’s how TypeThursday helped Cristina Vanko’s why not lettering ascend.

Posted
AuthorNicole Phillips

Ahead of our may 17th event in Auckland I wrote a short article on the visual literacy of wine (& type) lettering talent Craig Black and I are collaborating on this event where we use memory, connotations and emotion to express the characteristics of delicious wines in a series of hand lettered labels. It’s going to be an ace event and I’d love to see you there!