Edinburgh, January 2014

A short trip to Edinburgh last week revealed some wonderful examples of lettering. Expecting rain all week I foolishly left my camera at home, so had to make do with the gubbins on my phone. A return trip is due, I think, and a chance to do a more extensive survey in this extraordinarily beautifulContinue reading “Edinburgh, January 2014”

A Lancaster Alphabet: Letterforms from the Stones of the City

A Lancaster Alphabet: Letterforms from the Stones of the City, is a study of Lancaster’s hidden architectural lettering that uses these often neglected and largely unseen elements to explore the social history of the urban environment. The twenty-six letters of the alphabet span almost 1800 years of Lancaster’s history, with each letter and its locationContinue reading “A Lancaster Alphabet: Letterforms from the Stones of the City”