Reinventing Lettering: Inspirational Pieces by Contemporary Practitioners
Jam-packed with beautiful and inspirational work, Reinventing Lettering is a visual treat. As such lively and versatile areas of graphic design, lettering and type invite innovation and reinvention. The "sweetshop" of techniques and media to choose from offer an open book for typographers, illustrators and designers. From no-tech to digital wonders, the old guard to avant garde, any and every approach goes. More than a tantalizing collection of work, Reinventing Lettering is a mentor, encouraging you to explore new paths. Overviews of tools and techniques give you the basics; profiles of outstanding lettering designers give you the sparks. Examples of illustrated, hand-drawn, digitally drawn, 3D and found lettering from artists such as Jessica Hische, Marian Bantjes, Seb Lester and Yulia Brodskaya are all to be found in this vibrant book.
A stunning collection, bursting with inspiration, Reinventing Lettering is an absolute must-have for lettering and type enthusiasts, designers, creatives and crafters.
Emily Gregory has worked in publication design for a number of years, and has a strong interest in typography, art and illustration. As well as running her own book-design studio, she teaches visual communication at the University of Technology, Sydney, and maintains a successful blog - The Daily Smudge.
Introduction Chapter 1: Illustrated and Hand Drawn Lettering Chapter 2: Digitally Drawn Lettering Chapter 3: 3D Lettering Chapter 4: Found Lettering Resources Contributor Details Index Acknowledgements