Ken Barber The First State
Letterer and typeface designer at House Industries.More
Flourish script sketch A formal embellished exploration for my upcoming Flourished Script workshop November 5–6, 2016 at Cooper Union in NYC: http://coopertype.org/event/...
Brush Lettering Workshop in NYC Conducting another Brush Lettering workshop, this time at Cooper Union on June 11–12, 2016: http://coopertype.org/event/brush_lettering3 OK, admi...
Fuse Logo Sketch Initial drawing of some promotional lettering for the script workshop I'm conducting in Indianapolis on March 7: http://fusesessions.com/ I began...
You're The Only One, Round Two Process pic of the freestyle lettering that I drew for my latest Valentine's Day card. After the composition was roughed out in a preliminary sket...
You're The Only One Print Package Not only did James Tucker of Aesthetic Union (www.theaestheticunion.com) do an impeccable print job on my latest Valentine, the cards arrived packa...
You're The Only One Sketch An annotated pencil sketch for a card that I designed for my wife (http://www.etsy.com/shop/NewSwedenVintage) last Valentine's Day. This year I as...
LK Monogram I drew this monogram for the missus on the occasion of our wedding anniversary. The mark was inspired by the elegant lettering of the consummate cr...
Vive La Tote Finally got tired of hijacking the household grocery bags to schlep around all my typography and lettering books, so I decided to have my own totes...
T&L The Brush Letter Cookin' up a little something for my Brush Lettering workshop at Cooper Union on June 28–29, 2014: http://coopertype.org/workshops/public_workshop...
You're The Only One For Me Drew this bit of lettering for my sweetheart, @New_Sweden (http://www.etsy.com/shop/NewSwedenVintage), for Valentine's Day. The script is modeled a...
Vive La Plume I'm happy to announce that the poster I designed for Print For Good is now available—and just in time for Valentine's Day! More info about the pro...
Print for Good WIP Just finished selecting the ink color for my recent collaboration with Print for Good. The best part: profits from PFG projects go to help support ...
Roundhand Script Lettering Work-In-Progress Work-in-progress detail of some condensed roundhand script lettering that I've currently got cookin'. The plan is to print the full piece of letter...
The Script Letter A little lettering to promote a repeat session of my Script Lettering workshop at Cooper Union. Seats for the previous ones this Fall went pretty q...
JK Monogram Finally took the opportunity to design a Scandinavian-style spegelmonogram as a wedding gift for some friends (and former students) who recently ti...
New T&L Pencil Case Lettering Finally getting around to making more pencil cases after the first design sold out ( http://typeandlettering.bigcartel.com/ ). For the newest one, ...
Cooper Union I drew this lettering as a warm-up for a number of workshops that I'm leading at Cooper Union this Fall. http://coopertype.org/public-workshops/ ...
Allen and Anita Letterpress Print My folks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in April, so I decided to make them something special to commemorate the occasion. With the help...
Ampersand Ligature A preview of a logo that I'm designing for a friend. Drawn with a carpenter's pencil, then tightened up and embellished. It is important to the cli...
Just My Type detail A detailed shot of the final letterpress piece printed by James Tucker from The Aesthetic Union. James slathered on the ink and hit the hefty 220 l...
Just My Type Initial Sketch Here's the first draft for a recent personal project, a small print I designed with Valentine's Day in mind. Although the proportions of the final ...
You're Just My Type sketch For one reason or another, I was set on drawing something for Valentine's Day this year. Steering clear of hearts and whatnot, I instead took a cas...
Lettering Workshop I was so excited to be invited to conduct another workshop for the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington (http://www.adcmw.org/civicrm/even...
Type and Lettering After making do with a number of temporary solutions for lugging around my drawing materials, it dawned on me that designing my own pencil case wou...
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