I recently took a hand lettering class at the Friends Work Here, a very cool creative coworking space created by Tina Roth Eisenberg (@swissmiss) who is also the genius behind Creative Mornings and Tattly temporary tattoos.
The class was organized by Goodtype and taught by the talented Annica Lydenberg (@dirtybandits). I’ve been a fan of Annica’s work for a while and purchased one of her pieces to hang in my son Waylon’s play kitchen. It was a wonderful opportunity to learn from her.
As someone who does most of their work using fonts on a computer, hand lettering was a unique, creative challenge. This experience was so much fun and has given me a new appreciation for lettering.
Goodtype offers a variety of classes and you can see what’s on their calendar here.
In addition to Goodtype and Annica, these are some other hand-lettering artists who inspire me—check them out and give them a follow:
Brian Kaspr (@bkaspr)
Steve Powers (@steveespopowers)
Lisa Congdon (@lisacongdon)
Abbey Sy (@abbeysy)
Anyone I’m missing? Share your hand-lettering favorites in the comments: