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5 Hand Lettering Artists To Follow On Instagram

Ciera Holzenthal March 31, 2021 · 2 min read

As a designer myself, I love to follow others who inspire me on Instagram. I’ve gathered a few of my favorite hand lettering artists from all over who give us a great look inside their influences, process, and final work.
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Zachary Smith

@zacharysmithh is a hand lettering artist and designer, based in Savannah, GA. He creates beautiful images combined of hand painted type, textures and beautiful photography that leaves me longing for adventure.


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Matthew Tapia

@MatthewTapia is a Hawaii-based lettering and graphic artist. He shares pencil sketches of his elegant hand lettered graphics and found type around Hawaii


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Chris Rushing

@ChrisRushing is a multidisciplinary designer, art director and illustrator living and working in NYC. He shares photos of found type and scenes from New York as well as doodles, sketches and finished work of his own. Chris is also co-creator of @draftanddraw, another fun feed to follow.


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Cymone Wilder

@simonandmoose is a graphic design student at Olivet Nazarene University and is  cranking out some amazing hand lettered work with really great textures.


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Erik Marinovich

@ErikMarinovich is a letterist and designer based in San Francisco and is a co-founder of Friends of Type. Erik shared a variety of projects including pieces from his new project “Do Not Open”.
These artists are sure to add some inspiration to your Instagram feed!

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Ciera Holzenthal is a graphic designer specializing in brand identity development for creative businesses and passionate entrepreneurs. She’s been blogging since 2009 at CieraDesign.com where she shares small business advice, DIY projects, photography, travel, typography and all things graphic design.

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