11.09.15 by Jeff

An Interview with Master Calligrapher Seb Lester

Calligrapher and type designer Sebastian “Seb” Lester is one of my favourite people to follow on Instagram (@seblester). The hand drawn calligraphy videos that he creates are so satisfying to watch that I find myself returning to them time and time again. It’s no wonder he’s amassed a following of over 1.2 million followers on his various social channels.

I asked Seb, of all the videos he’s made so far, which words have been the most fun to draw. The video above is a compilation of his favourites. A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to ask him a bit more about his work as a sort of mini interview to accompany the video. You can read it in its entirety, a view some more videos, below.


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18.08.15 by Staff

World’s Oldest Multicolor Printed Book Opened and Digitized for the First Time


Until now, Shi zhu zhai shu hua pu (Manual of Calligraphy and Painting), was deemed too fragile to be opened, let alone viewed by the public. The 17th century compilation of 50 artists and calligraphers contains the first known instance of multicoloured printing ever, is reputed to be “the most beautiful” set of prints of its kind, and has just been made available through Cambridge University’s Digital Library. See more of the historically significant and highly anticipated images below!

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20.12.13 by Jeff

Azra Aghighi Bakhshayeshi


Beautiful calligraphic works by Azra Aghighi Bakhshayeshi. She lives and works in Tehran, Iran. More below!

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04.06.13 by Staff

“Calligraphy Blanket” by Drury Brennan

Calligraphy Blanket by Drury Brennan
Loving this Calligraphy Blanket designed by Drury Brennan. It reads: “In life, it is essential to be comfortable. To snuggle up with a puppy or loved one is a rare occurrence in an increasingly cold world. Get warm, stay warm – Open yourself up to true moments of joy.”

Isn’t that beautiful? See more images below!

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26.03.13 by Jeff

Jake Weidmann

Jake Weidmann
Jake Weidmann is one of 11 master penmen in the world. I wish the part where he is drawing the peacock feathers was a lot longer. Watch below!

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08.03.12 by Jeff

Sweeping Beauty

Sweeping Beauty typography by Niels Shoe Meulman
Who needs a pen when you can use a broom? More beautiful type work by Niels Shoe Meulman. Singapore. Watch the video below!

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17.10.11 by Jeff

Niels Shoe Meulman

Calligraphy by Niels Shoe Meulman. I could watch this stuff all day!

Calligraphy video by Niels Shoe Meulman

Watch the video below!

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13.10.11 by Jeff

Luca Barcellona

More amazing calligraphy from Luca Barcellona.

Calligraphy by Luca Barcellona

Watch the videos below!

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