Better Letters of London is hosting a free, experimental event that includes live demos, small panels, quizzes, and more with fellow sign painters, calligraphers, and lettering artists all over the world. As part of the event, the Archive’s Stephen Coles will present calligraphy, lettering, and sign painting gems in our Online Archive.
The day-long Lockdown Letterheads conference begins at 9:00 BST (London time), with Letterform Archive’s half-hour session starting around 18:00 BST (10:00am PDT), but the schedule is subject to shift slightly as the day progresses, so join early to ensure you see our tour and catch some other great stuff.Learn more and register
Stephen “Stewf” Coles, Letterform Archive’s Associate Curator & Editorial Director, joined the staff after serving on our Board of Directors since its inception. Born in Salt Lake City, he moved to San Francisco in 2004 to serve as FontShop’s creative director. He later worked as an independent consultant, connecting font makers with font users, and wrote the book The Anatomy of Type. With his background in design and journalism, combined with an obsession for type history, Stephen is responsible for the online face and voice of the Archive, and helps to shape the future of the collection. He continues to publish the influential websites Typographica and Fonts In Use.