All posts in public lettering

Competition Time

Everyone loves a competition. The good folk over a Strong Island have written a great article about the show and are cordially inviting their followers to have their words set […]

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Bonkers

Key to this project is sourcing the words, phases and sentiments that  – given the chance – people would choose to have set in stone. A quick poll of my […]

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Letterform development

I decided to develop a new lettering system for the lettercut work that will be showing at Aspex. As Aspex is housed in 19 century structure, I sought out letter-forms contemporary […]

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Project update: April 2014

When I say I enjoy caving letters, in stone I’m often asked, with a kind of uncertain grimace, if I carve headstones. Carved memorials are important to us, weighted with […]

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A walk with a camera – public lettering in Portsmouth & Southsea

On the lettering trail. Starting to research & investigate ideas for my show at Aspex in 2015. Took my camera for a walk around Portsmouth & Southsea, on the hunt […]