Stunning Examples of Hand Lettering in Design 2015

35 Stunning Examples of Hand Lettering in Design

Hand Lettering has exploded into mainstream design over the past couple of years. Below you’ll find 35 examples of stunning hand lettering in a variety of styles and applied to all types of projects. But first let’s look at the different types of hand lettering that exist.

There are essentially 2 ways of designing type. There’s the art of calligraphy, and then there is lettering, or “hand lettering”. Calligraphy involves writing your letters and puts more of an emphasis on skilled penmanship whereas hand lettering is basically drawing your letters. Both ways produce great results, and neither is wrong.


Hand Lettering in Design 2015

In the 35 examples below we’ll see both styles of lettering used for a variety of purposes including posters, cd covers, playing card design, logo design, and much more! To see more about each specific project simply click on the photo. Enjoy!

1. Brushpen Lettering By David Milan


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


2. Woody Allen Inspired Poster By Cyla Costa


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


3. Alice In Wonderland Poster By Sharona Bessems


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


4. Nomadic Hotel Identity By Peter Kortleve


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


5. Hand Made Logo By Pokras Lampas


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


6. Hand Made Logo By Pokras Lampas


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


7. Hand Made Logo By Mateusz Witczak


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


8. Hand Made Logo By Mateusz Witczak


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


9. 3D Lettering By Tolga Girgin


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


10. Hand Made Quote By Raul Alejandro


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


11. Hand Made Quote By Noel Shiveley


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


12. Hand Made Quote By Noel Shiveley


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


13. Hand Made Quote By Noel Shiveley


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


14. Hand Made Tattoo By Jimbo Bernaus


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


15. Album Artwork By David Smith


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


16. Beer Branding By Megalo Design Studio


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


17. Title Design By Valerio Spinelli


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


18. Grocer Branding By David Smith


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


19. Playing Card Design By Mike Clarke


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


20. Fan Art By Ink Bad Company


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


21. Pan’s Labyrinth Poster By Matthew Griffin


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


22. Gig Poster By Joren Joshua


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


23. Identity By Jules Beazley


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


24. Hand Drawn Signage By David Smith


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


25. Playing Card Design By Joe White


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


26. Hand Made Quote By Maksim Lopez


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


27. Label Design By David Smith


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


28. Circus Poster By João Neves


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


29. Hand Made Logo By Joshua Krecioch


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


30. Store Mural By Nicolás Rojas León


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


31. Poster Design By Ian Jepson


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


32. Hand Made Quote By Jorgen Grotdal


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


33. The Haunted Palace Cover By Matthew Griffin


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


34. Chalk Mural By Antonio Rodrigues Jr.


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


35. Public Lettering By Faust


Stunning Hand Lettering Design 2015


As a bonus for you, if you’ve ever been interested in becoming a typographer/letterer, or you’re just looking for a new hobby to take up (it’s incredibly therapeutic) here is a great tutorial on brush lettering. This video will give you a good insight into how to handle the strokes that most popular calligraphy is based on:



And there you have it. I hope you enjoyed these examples and can hopefully draw some inspiration for your future projects. If you’ve got any great tips or examples of hand lettering let me know in the comments below and don’t forget to share this page with your friends via social media. Thanks!

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