Author(s): Dana Tanamachi
Dana Tanamachi, the Brooklyn-based typographer whose exquisite hand-lettered murals fueled a chalk-writing trend, offers a book of alphabet stencils for all-purpose craft projects. Inspired by the contemporary aesthetic of rendering type by hand, celebrated designer Dana Tanamachi shares a full set of upper and lower case alphabet stencils to create wall compositions, monogram t-shirts and jackets, personalize journals and school supplies, embroider pillows, and host parties filled with customized cakes and banners. With beautiful photographs and simple tutorials, you'll find endless ways to decorate with type and joy in discovering the happy imperfections unique to your own application.
DANA TANAMACHI is a Texas-bred, Brooklyn-based graphic designer and letterer who enjoys living a quiet life and working with her hands. After designing Broadway show posters at SpotCo and working under Louise Fili, Dana opened Tanamachi Studio, a graphic design boutique specializing in hand-lettering and custom typography for editorial, lifestyle, food, and fashion brands. She has been commissioned by clients such as Google, Yahoo!, West Elm, Bloomingdale's, William Sonoma, Nike, and created custom cover art for "O," "HOW," and "TIME "Magazines.