Posts Tagged "handmade"

Something old and something new for Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Co. monogram by Louise Fili

Graphic design icon Louise Fili (who just so happened to design the logo for a certain illustrious online invitation company) created this elegant hand-drawn monogram for the ubiquitous jeweler Tiffany & Co.

“Monograms never fail to present a challenge,” Fili writes. “No matter what the initials happen to be, they always seem to be the wrong ones at the start of the design process.”

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Beyond words: the art of hand-lettering

Paperless Post hand-lettering

As the things around us become increasingly digitized—yes, including notes and invitations—the authenticity of the handmade has become ever more valuable. The design community’s enthusiasm for hand-lettered typography has reached a fever pitch, and we’re not sorry to say we’re part of the crowd.

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