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50+20ct stamp, The Netherlands. 1974, "Summer," Design by Gerrit Noordzij (b.1931), Dutch type designer, teacher, and typographer -- yet another part of a wonderful and extensive collection of Postage Stamps by Type Designers, from The Offices of Kat Ran Press (and well worth checking out)

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"Hairvector" A, by HandMadeFont (HMF), an Estonia-based design company founded by Vladimir Loginov and Maksim Loginov in 2008.

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Poster Stamp designed by Eric Gill (1882-1940), British typeface designer, sculptor, stonecutter, and printmaker. League of Nations Twentieth Anniversary Design --- part of a wonderful and extensive collection of Postage Stamps by Type Designers, from The Offices of Kat Ran Press (and well worth checking out)

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From the Detroit School of Lettering's 'Rudiments of Lettering,' one of a series of 10 booklets in the 1910s.

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By Ryan Hamrick, from the To Resolve Project. Even though 2012 is more than 1/2 over by now, it's still inspiring to check out the resolutions for the year that all these different artists made.

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"Comparison is the thief of joy." - Teddy Roosevelt. Art & hand-lettering by Laura Huston, www.paperandhoney.com

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The 'Emma' style I came up with, inspired by Jane Austen's character Emma Woodhouse from the novel 'Emma' Character Calligraphy by Lisa Ekström

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