Andrew Haslam

Recent articles by Andrew Haslam

Physical display

Issue 67, Spring 2008


How lettering is made for public display: hand-cutting in wood and stone, & routing in metal and…

Recent blog posts by Andrew Haslam

Type Tuesday

20 December 2011

How lettering is made for public display: hand-routing
Andrew Haslam looks at the production of display lettering, and, in this instalment, hand-routing a lightbox for Specsavers by Active Signs.

Metal on metal

8 December 2011

Andrew Haslam on the way store lettering is ‘routed’ for public display
Profile-cut letters for public signage are usually ‘routed’ by machine, from a cutting guide based on digital keyline drawings of the letter shapes, writes Andrew Haslam.