Alex is a widely respected typographer, illustrator and designer from Spain with a very impressive list of clients. His work is diverse and imaginative and well worth a look.
Bianca currently works at Mark Gowing Design in Sydney and does lovely 3D layered paper cuts for exhibition.
Craig is most well-known for his “Bad typography is everywhere” poster, but I love this roots piece. It’s amazing.
Evelin works in cross stitch, CMYK cross stitch to be precise. Her work emulates the four colour printing process using thread on paper and I absolutely love it.
Jonathan is an Australian artist and designer with a diverse range of styles and techniques. His site is divided into commercial and exhibition work. Yet another designer to straddle the fine line between designer/artist.
Luca does fantastic live calligraphy performances. I would love to see one.
Marcelo’s digital 3D typography is so full of energy and life and always feels like it’s bursting out of the page.
Me and My Pen
Me and my pen is Darren Newman, typographer and illustrator who works in a very linear style.
Niels Shoe Meulman
A video of Niels was doing the rounds recently of him doing calligraphy on the ground with a wet broom. One of my students listed him in all five of their top 5 slots and said he would give his face to be this talented. Says it all really.
Judging by his work, Oded is one wacky guy. His projects are highly creative and imaginative.
Polish designer Peter Tarka has a wide variety of 3D design work, packed with energy and edge.
RIPO is a graffiti artist who works in a wide variety of styles and sizes.
Sean Freeman is a highly creative commercial designer from the UK who always surprises with his type treatments. His studio is called THERE IS.
Sepra4Life is Marko Purac, a Serbian cartoonist and typographer who has a structured, retro cartoon style.
Si Scott is an illustrator and typographer with a very distinctive and specific linear style.
Simon is a Swedish designer obsessed with two things: type and coffee. He has a very distinctive style and is fantastic at hand lettering.
YLLV is Karol Gadzala, a Polish typographer and illustrator.
Alex Trochut is a typographer and graphic designer based in Barcelona. He has been working as a freelancer since 2007 and has gained clients such as Pepsi, Wallpaper* and Audi.
His experimental style has gained him critical acclaim from across the board and with a philosophy of ‘more is more,’ his array of work is a perfect example of embracing the endless spectrum of font formats.
Tomasz Biernat specialises in old school lettering – often recreating those custom typefaces that hark back to chalk boards and elaborate calligraphy. His typography has been seen on prints, posters and t-shirts as well as bigger installations.