In 2018 me and Catrine Gyllensten (@thecreativealterego) met and realized we shared a dream. The dream was to gather people working with lettering or just enjoying hand drawing letters in Stockholm. Catrine had been studying and working in the US and joined Portland Lettering Collective (@letterpdx) and when she moved back to Sweden she brought with her the dream of creating a similar community here in Stockholm. She attended one of my workshops and afterwards, while we were discussing the joys of lettering and sharing creativity, she asked if I had ever concidered a lettering group. Little did she know I had carried a dream exactly like hers for several years. I had been dreaming about Stockholm Lettering Club because I find strength in being part of a community of people loving (and being nerdy about) the same particular thing.
Since June 2018 we have had one meet-up a month gathering both professionals and passion letterers. We wanted to make a product to share the joy and here it is: Letteringkalender 2019! (Stockholm Lettering Club logotype by Simon Ålander.)
It is based on my own Typografikalender/Letteringkalender that I have made for 6 years straight, but this year I simply did not have time to create one. So I am really happy to be one of many lettering artists contributing to this year’s calendar. As always every month is hand drawn and the squares are big and have room for both important and fun stuff! Download, print and use tejp or clips to hang the calender, either the whole year at once or one month at a time on your wall, your fridge, at home or in your office.
Lettering artists (links to webpage, if you click the name, and Instagram profile):
Robin Enström (@maskinfabriken)
Simon Ålander (@simonalander)
Sofie Björkgren-Näse (@fialottajanssondesign)
Lydia Winters (@lydiawinters)
Robert Lindbäck (@lindback.robert)
Catrine Gyllensten (@thecreativealterego)
Annika Bäckström (@annikan)
Josephine Skapare (@josephineskapare)
Anna Kindell (@letteringanna)
Sara Bellafesta (@betterlettersthannevers)