BEYOND PAPER: LETTERING ON DIFFERENT SURFACES Held on 24 November 2018 ‘Informative, entertaining and filled with enthusiasm’ described our first Skills and Ideas Day at St George’s Church, Bloomsbury. Josie Brown, Susie Leiper FSSI and Celia Kilner shared both their knowledge and enthusiasm for their individual subjects and gave the 36 participants an opportunity to… [Read More]
We are very sorry to announce that Sam Somerville sadly passed away quite suddenly on 6th February near his home in Morden, Surrey. Sam was an exemplary craftsman and an incredibly important man to so many in the calligraphy community. He will be greatly missed. Julie Chaney Chairman firstname.lastname@example.org A TRIBUTE TO… [Read More]
We are very sad to announce that Nancy Winters, past Chair and longstanding Fellow of the Society, passed away peacefully on 31 December in Folkestone, Kent. We now have details of Nancy’s funeral : Wednesday 24th January at 12.30 SS Peter & Paul Church, Chingford, London E4 (Chingford Parish Church) and afterwards at The… [Read More]
“LIFE OF A LETTER” EXHIBITION The time of year has come again when the SSI presents a display in the Library of the London College of Communication, where our Society’s book collection and archives are kept. This year’s exhibition theme is the “Life of a Letter” showing that good lettering design is traditionally ‘born’ from… [Read More]
On 23/24 June 2017, Lincoln Cathedral was host to the Heritage Skills Festival, an event designed by the City of London Livery Companies to raise awareness outside the capital of the work that they do. Around 27 Companies, plus some local organisations representing their crafts, were represented at the Festival. The nave, chapter house, cloister… [Read More]
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