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Hand-lettering and typeface design–of all the things on earth that are harder to do than they appear, this is king. Early on I added this specialty to my repertoire after noticing that no one in my generation was then taking up this dying and wonderful art.

Right: Detail from an ad for Amek Systems and Controls, 1984


'Seasons Greetings To All' original hand-lettering and type design by Eric Wrobbel, here: http://www.ericwrobbel.com/art/lettering.htm
Below: Two roughs (unfinished) for a friend, c. 1980. While both are “scripts,” note the decidely different “feel” about them.

Original hand-lettering (rough) for Patricia Collins by Eric Wrobbel. More hand-lettering and type design here: http://www.ericwrobbel.com/art/lettering.htm


Original hand-lettering (rough) for Patricia Collins by Eric Wrobbel. More hand-lettering and type design here: http://www.ericwrobbel.com/art/lettering.htm


Below: Optometrist sign for The Broadway, Los Angeles, at Topanga Plaza Mall in Woodland Hills, California. This large sign hung over this department store’s optometry department until that department was closed when the store was remodeled following a 1993 earthquake. Client: DeSignCo, 1985.


'Optometrist' original hand-lettering by artist Eric Wrobbel for The Broadway department store, Woodland Hills, California, 1985. More hand-lettering and type design here: http://www.ericwrobbel.com/art/lettering.htm