The platform »Design by Women« celebrates the work of women and queers in the design industry. In an interview with founder Mary Hemingway, I shared why I specialize in lettering. Spoiler: It has to do with gender.
For the demos against the war in Ukraine, I cut out a dove from cardboard. Via Instagram, the peace dove has found some imitators. For those who prefer not to draw it themselves, I provide a free copy template. And I continue to hope that soon no one will need them anymore.
In the Blog
Every couple of months I paint an alphabet on my studio window. In this post I answer all the questions that I am always asked about my »Window Alphabets«.
Lettering hasn’t just been around since yesterday, and old books often explain the basics of lettering design more clearly than today’s. These are five vintage books I always have on hand.
Every day, Mark Addison Smith illustrates a phrase he overheard someone say. He hasn’t skipped a single day since November 23, 2008.
Meanwhile on Instagram …
On this website you see completed projects, on Instagram I show what I’m currently working on. The website is the showroom so to speak, on Instagram you look over my shoulder as I work.
Many of the sketches and ideas I post on Instagram don’t appear on my website, because I often just try out new ideas that never turn into bigger projects. In the captions of my Insta posts I talk about my thoughts and in the comments I exchange ideas with colleagues and followers. So if you would like to get an idea of how I think and work,