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What is the difference between hand lettering, calligraphy and typography?

What is the difference between hand lettering, calligraphy and typography?

October 31, 2016 | Skills, TYPISM news | No Comments

I get asked this question a lot, and even though the terms are often used interchangeably, there is a fairly clear distinction between all three. Before I give you a long winded explanation about each one, I will try and distil the primary difference into the simplest definition possible. Hand lettering = drawn using...

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Lettering Meets Letterpress

Lettering Meets Letterpress

August 1, 2016 | TYPISM news | No Comments

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 expert appreciation for positive and negative space in his work. High contrast, killer curves, and big impact...

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Typism Book 3 Available Now

Typism Book 3 Available Now

July 28, 2016 | TYPISM news | 1 Comment

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 the world, with lettering artists from...

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Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part seven

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part seven

July 6, 2016 | TYPISM news | 1 Comment

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 with a hand painted inline. The final black and...

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Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part six

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part six

July 5, 2016 | TYPISM news | No Comments

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 well. The final vector will...

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Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part five

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part five

July 4, 2016 | TYPISM news | No Comments

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. The final piece will be printed...

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Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part four

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part four

July 3, 2016 | TYPISM news | No Comments

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 letters to spell a variety of words. The...

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Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part three

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part three

June 24, 2016 | TYPISM news | No Comments

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 lino and used this to make...

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Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part two

Typism Book 3: Behind the scenes part two

June 22, 2016 | TYPISM news | No Comments

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 process from sketch, to vector and the final...

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