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How to become great at Lettering

By |2017-04-21T09:23:21+00:00April 21st, 2017|Process|

Working on Lettering Hub I conducted various interviews, attended various talks and workshops, and read a bunch of lettering books, all contributing to a list of ‘to do’ items for anyone who wants to learn the art of lettering and become great at it. So here goes! 1) Learn the Basics Start by learning the basics of old-school calligraphy techniques and type design. Even if you don't want to become a calligrapher or design typefaces, you have to know the rules to be able to break them. And the more you know about those rules, the easier you'll be [...]

7 Fun Facts about the History of Typography

By |2015-12-05T01:36:35+00:00December 5th, 2015|Book Reviews|

This book makes the history of typography immensely accessible and interesting. It’s broken up into 22 chapters broken up by 11 “Fontbreaks”, detailing a whole heap of stories from how Comic Sans came about to the involvement between Mr Baskerville and Mrs Eaves to a list of “The Worst Fonts in the World” (Comic Sans isn’t one of them!) and more.

Mike Meyer to host Workshops and Talks in Sydney & Melbourne

By |2015-09-18T22:03:56+00:00September 18th, 2015|Workshops|

This November, Better Letters is bringing its renowned sign painter Mike Meyer to Work-Shop Sydney and Melbourne for a series of workshops and talks. Meyer is best known for his appearance in the feature film, Sign Painters. He has travelled the world...