Ampersands & Animals Work In Progress

Posted by on Apr 17, 2016 in Handlettering, Own Work, Typography
Ampersands & Animals Work In Progress

As my degree comes to it’s final conclusion (welp!), I’m suffering a bit with mild panic and stress… As a self-confessed type geek, I’ve been really enjoying taking a break from course work and chilling out by practising my hand-lettering. Apart from anything else, you get to really understand how letters are formed when you […]

Type – Cycle by Marcel Piekarski

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Animation, Typography
Type – Cycle by Marcel Piekarski

“The greatest ideas are the simplest.” ― William Golding, Lord of the Flies The more I go on with studying design, the more I understand that the simplest ideas are more often that not the best. Typography is a massive part of my studying, not only that but as a complete typophile, I can’t go […]

Attempting calligraphy & handlettering

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Handlettering, Own Work, Typography
Attempting calligraphy & handlettering

So it’s well into study mode and unfortunately for me, it means I spend most of my time stressing about my degree work and trying to make sure there are no orphans, widows or any other sneaky pieces of typography hell in my designs. Sometimes though, it’s good to take a break from commissions and […]

Testing Your Kerning

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Typography
Testing Your Kerning

As a student, my typography skills have seen a vast improvement over the last few years but I am fully aware that I have a long way to go. Once you start, it becomes impossible to switch off – I am constantly checking for em/en dashes and looking at kerning on posters. It’s almost like […]

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