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16th May 2015
Seb Lester, Master of Calligraphy

Seb Lester has fast become one of the highest profile calligraphers in the world.

His newfound love of calligraphy has pushed his work in exciting directions developing typefaces and type illustrations for some of the world’s biggest brands, including NASA, Apple, Nike, Intel and The New York Times.

Seb studied Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins in London and now works in Lewes in East Sussex as an artist and designer. He is passionate about letterforms and finds “the Latin alphabet to be one of mankind's most beautiful and profound creations".

On his Instagram account, using only calligraphy pens and minor preparations, Seb recreates the most recognizable brand names on video in one continuous shot. You can follow his daily calligraphic updates on his website and Facebook profile.