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Since Letterform Archive opened its doors in 2015, our mission has been to inspire designers — and the designer in everyone — through radical accessibility. By becoming a member, you can take this to the next level. Your gift provides resources for students, educators, designers, and a global community of those who love letters.

Alvin Lustig, Catalog for World Inventors Exposition, 1947.

Student & Educator

Join for $30/year or $2.50/month

  • Exclusive personalization features in the Online Archive (coming soon)
  • Access to recordings of the Salon Series
  • 10% off Type West evening classes and weekend workshops
  • 20% off preorders for Archive publications
  • Early notice for all ticketed events

Charter members also get:

  • Beta access (in Dec.) to the Online Archive
  • An original letterpress keepsake

$25 tax-deductible

Elaine Lustig Cohen, Catalog for Holt, Reinhart and Winston, Inc., 1965.

Regular

Join for $60/year or $5/month

  • Exclusive personalization features in the Online Archive (coming soon)
  • Access to recordings of the Salon Series
  • 10% off Type West evening classes and weekend workshops
  • Early notice for all ticketed events
  • 20% off preorders for Archive publications
  • 10% off rare duplicates and other products in our shop

Charter members also get:

  • Beta access (in Dec.) to the Online Archive
  • An original letterpress keepsake
  • A facsimile of an item from the Archive's collection
  • 15% off rare duplicates and other products in our shop (for as long as you remain a member)

$50 tax-deductible

Amos Kennedy Jr., Proceed and Be Bold!, 2018.

Bold

Join for $120/year or $10/month

All benefits of Regular membership, plus:

  • Early access to our annual book sale

Charter members also get:

  • Beta access (in Dec.) to the Online Archive
  • An original letterpress keepsake
  • Your choice of 1 facsimile of an item from the Archive's collection
  • 15% off rare duplicates and other products in our shop (for as long as you remain a member)
  • 15% off Type West evening classes and weekend workshops (for as long as you remain a member)

$110 tax-deductible

Atelier Populaire, Oui a La Revolution (Yes to the Revolution), 1968.

Extra Bold

Join for $250/year or $21/month

All benefits of Regular membership, plus:

  • Early access to our annual book sale
  • Free admission for 2 to 3 ticketed events (except Gala)
  • Reciprocal membership at over 1,000 museums in the U.S. and Canada through NARM

Charter members also get:

  • Beta access (in Dec.) to the Online Archive
  • An original letterpress keepsake
  • Your choice of 2 facsimiles of items from the Archive's collection
  • 15% off rare duplicates and other products in our shop (for as long as you remain a member)
  • 15% off Type West evening classes and weekend workshops (for as long as you remain a member)

$195 tax-deductible

Ross F. George / Speedball, Black Text 1/4 ABC, 1937.

Black

Join for $500/year or $42/month

All benefits of Regular membership, plus:

  • Early access to our annual book sale
  • Free admission for 2 to 6 ticketed events (except Gala)
  • Reciprocal membership at over 1,000 museums in the U.S. and Canada through NARM
  • 2 tickets to the annual Curator's Private Show-&-Tell in SF, NYC, or LA

Charter members also get:

  • Beta access (in Dec.) to the Online Archive
  • An original letterpress keepsake
  • Your choice of 3 facsimiles of items from the Archive's collection
  • 15% off rare duplicates and other products in our shop (for as long as you remain a member)
  • 15% off Type West evening classes and weekend workshops (for as long as you remain a member)

$340 tax-deductible

Inside cover, Emigre #11, Berkeley, Emigre Graphics, 1989.

Ultra

Join for $1000/year or $84/month

All benefits of Regular membership, plus:

  • Early access to our annual book sale
  • Free admission for 2 to all ticketed events (except Gala)
  • Reciprocal membership at over 1,000 museums in the U.S. and Canada through NARM
  • 2 tickets to the annual Curator's Private Show-&-Tell in SF, NYC, or LA

Charter members also get:

  • Beta access (in Dec.) to the Online Archive
  • An original letterpress keepsake
  • All 5 facsimiles of items from the Archive's collection
  • 20% off rare duplicates and other products in our shop (for as long as you remain a member)
  • 15% off Type West evening classes and weekend workshops (for as long as you remain a member)

$710 tax-deductible