Love lettering? Get inspired at Typism Gold Coast • 28–30 September 2017

Welcome letter lover. Typism exists to teach, inspire and celebrate a global community, united by our shared love of letterforms. Join us.

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Meet the Speakers: Nick Misani

New York lettering artist Nick Misani has spent the last few years as a senior...
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Meet the Speakers: Dave Coleman

Sydney lettering artist Dave Coleman is passionate about letterforms, and the...
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Meet the Speakers: Roxy and Phoebe

San Diego Letterers Roxy Prima and Phoebe Cornog are best friends and business...
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Meet the Speakers: Libbi Reed

Gold Coast lettering artist Libbi Reed is currently a PhD candidate at...
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Meet the Speakers: Brett Piva

Signwriter Brett Piva is based in Newcastle, just a couple of hours north of...
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Meet the Speakers: Maria Montes

Originally from Catalonia, Maria moved to Australia in 2006. She’s a textile...
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Meet the Speakers: Clint Harvey

Clint Harvey is addicted to wood type and letterpress. His Bacon Factory in...
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Meet the Speakers: Eliza Svikulis

Melbourne lettering artist Eliza Svikulis paints, she vectors, hand letters,...
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News and Updates

Meet the Speakers: Nick Misani

New York lettering artist Nick Misani has spent the last few years as a senior designer at Lousie Fili Ltd. Their shared love of vintage Italian design shows through in his work and more recently, his love of floor tiles and vegan shoes has found a home in a passion...

Meet the Speakers: Dave Coleman

Sydney lettering artist Dave Coleman is passionate about letterforms, and the impact they have on our day-to-day lives. He also has a super quirky retro-style and a playful sense of fun. Dave recently returned from TypeParis and we sat down with him to find out what...

Meet the Speakers: Roxy and Phoebe

San Diego Letterers Roxy Prima and Phoebe Cornog are best friends and business partners. When not up ladders painting murals, the two can be found drinking and interviewing their favourite lettering artists on their Drunk on Lettering Podcast. We sat down to find out...

Meet the Speakers: Libbi Reed

Gold Coast lettering artist Libbi Reed is currently a PhD candidate at Griffith University. She is obsessed with improving her hand lettering and calligraphy skills, but also likes to play with new technologies, including the Tilt Brush, iPad Pro and laser cutting. We...

Meet the Speakers: Brett Piva

Signwriter Brett Piva is based in Newcastle, just a couple of hours north of Sydney. He regularly travels up and down the East Coast in his sign van, teaching workshops and sprucing up signs everywhere he goes. He recently drove all the way to Toowoomba to paint a...

Meet the Speakers: Maria Montes

Originally from Catalonia, Maria moved to Australia in 2006. She’s a textile designer who creates typefaces, illustrates lettering and is a proficient calligrapher. She also loves writing Aussie Shit expressions in as many beautiful ways as possible. We sat down to...

Meet the Speakers: Clint Harvey

Clint Harvey is addicted to wood type and letterpress. His Bacon Factory in Brisbane is a beautiful brick workshop filled with an impressive collection of vintage printing presses and an ever-expanding collection of moveable type. We spoke with Clint about his passion...

Save the Date: September 30

Super excited to kick off the next Typism Conference on Australia's Gold Coast. Look for speaker announcements and early bird tickets coming soon. We are also excited to partner with an awesome Gold Coast venue. Any guesses? Save the date: September 30....

Lettering Meets Letterpress

Girl meets boy; north meets south, and opposites attract in this typopairing. Nicole Phillips had seen Craig's beautiful lettering online and was immediately drawn to his craftsmanship and skill. Craig Black—a typographer and designer, based in Glasgow—demonstrates...

Typism Book 3 Available Now

We are super excited to announce that the third Typism Book is AVAILABLE NOW. It has been many months in the making, but we finally have the delicious books in our hot little hands, and we can't stop touching them! We received many thousands of submissions from around...

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part seven

The preorder for Typism Book 3 is open for a short time and we wanted to take you behind the scenes and share some secrets from the creators. Final in the series is Chandan Mahimkar, who created this beautiful textured hand lettering using pen and gold paint splatter...

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part six

The preorder for Typism Book 3 is open for a short time and we wanted to take you behind the scenes and share some secrets from the creators. Sixth in the series is Dave Coleman from The AGSC, who created this vector piece and used it to make a gold foil version as...

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part five

The preorder for Typism Book 3 is open for a short time and we wanted to take you behind the scenes and share some secrets from the creators. Fifth in the series is Jackson Alves, who created this piece as part of a Diet Coke "Retweets of Love" #needdietcoke campaign....

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part four

The preorder for Typism Book 3 is open for a short time and we wanted to take you behind the scenes and share some secrets from the creators. Fourth in the series is Marisol Ortega, who created this entire alphabet from linocuts and then was able to arrange certain...

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part three

The preorder for Typism Book 3 is open for a short time and we wanted to take you behind the scenes and share some secrets from the creators. Third in the series is Anna Schettin, who created this beautiful hiaku using Neuland script. She has also carved the haiku in...

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part two

The preorder for Typism Book 3 is open for a short time and we wanted to take you behind the scenes and share some secrets from the creators. Second in the series is Alexander García López, otherwise known as Storbajo, who created this postcard series. He shows us the...