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New Website Pits Lettering Against Calligraphy

Lettering vs Calligraphy is the repository of a visual dialogue between letterer Martina Flor and calligrapher Guiseppe Salerno.

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Preserving Disappearing Architectural Lettering in Austria

With the modernisation of the urban landscape, vintage architectural lettering disappears at a worrying pace. Beautiful commercial signs above shop windows make way for default letter shapes in plexiglass and neon. As the logos of international chains take over, the couleur locale fades, making the typical shopping street look identical to any similar street in [...]

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Holy Onomatopoeia, What A Bat-collection!

Fan site Batmania collects the onomatopoeia from the word overlays used in the 1960s cult television series Batman.

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Dusty Signs

A video showing Dusty Signs’ Dan Madsen hand-lettering a sign for his business. Observe the artist at work.

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Gestalten.tv Interviews Ken Barber

Ken Barber talks about the necessity of specialization and the fine lines between lettering, typography, and type design.

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French Advertising Alphabets From 1946

“100 Alphabets Publicitaires” is a compendium with 100 lettering style examples for commercial artists and letterers.

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Doyald Young Passes Away At Age 84

On Monday, February 28, Doyald Young – lettering and logotype designer, type designer, author, teacher and mentor, passed away at age 84.

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Boudewijn Ietswaart Passes Away At Age 74

On 23 December, Dutch designer Boudewijn Ietswaart died at his home in Amsterdam.

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