"Type for Now. Words for later."

Type for Now is a dedicated blog for all things type.

While we will show work that ranges from editorial to illustration; be sure that the work is highly typographical and beautifully executed.

Hand Lettering
Ben Johnston

Ben Johnston

Some truly beautiful hand lettering by the Canadian designer Ben Johnston.
Sean Wes

Sean Wes

Some wonderful hand lettering by the type designer Sean Wes. There’s plenty more over on his website, which is well worth a browse.
National Railway Museum

National Railway Museum

Here are some wonderful examples of hand lettering found at the National Railway Museum in York. Apologies for the quality of the images as I was only using my iPhone at the time. But if you are interested, it is definitely worth a visit and it’s free entry! A great day out all-in-all.
Sailor Danny

Sailor Danny

We are currently loving the penmanship of the Italy based illustrator Danilo Mancini, also known as Sailor Danny.
The Walls Have Ears

The Walls Have Ears

The Walls Have Ears is a beautiful mural and the brain child of the London creative collective team Bread. To find out more about this wonderful project, check out their Tumblr page.
Seb Lester – Sketchbooks

Seb Lester – Sketchbooks

Some lovely sketchbook work to start the week from Seb Lester. Simply love the shot showing the progress from 2010 to 2011. As if the man wasn’t talented enough.
Glenn Wolk

Glenn Wolk

Currently loving the vintage style of the New York based designer Glenn Wolk. His vintage hand lettering makes it feel truly apart of the packaging and adds to its uniqueness.
Hey Jude

Hey Jude

A lovely project by the Italian designer Stefano Agabio. The project is a beautiful homage to The Beatles song Hey Jude. It was an experiment with typography and Pantone markers.
Tom Gilmour

Tom Gilmour

Currently loving the work of the London based illustrator Tom Gilmour. It is clear that Tom’s style is heavily influenced by old school tattoo design. His penmanship and detail with the type blends seamlessly into the illustrations.
Andrei D. Robu

Andrei D. Robu

Some beautiful lettering by Andrei D. Robu.
Floating Calligraphy

Floating Calligraphy

A great little project by the Los Angeles designer Eric Waetzig. Sunday morning I was in the mood to paint a little. I found a nice piece of glass in my back alley with this awesome huge break in it and figured it would be fun to paint on. The lettering itself isn’t anything amazing...
Unilever Ice Cream

Unilever Ice Cream

Some wonderful adverts for Unilever by Ogilvy & Mather.