Sam Roberts

Recent articles by Sam Roberts

Writing the city

Issue 90, Summer 2015


Signwriter Pete Hardwicke has left his mark on a significant area of London

Recent blog posts about Sam Roberts

Letters from Tokyo

20 May 2019
Typography, Visual culture

Sam Roberts reports from Tokyo Letterheads, an international ‘meet’ for letterers and sign painters
Last month’s Tokyo Letterheads event ended with an auction. One of the items (won by…

Hand-made in Cambodia

21 November 2012
Illustration, Typography, Visual culture

Painted signs enliven the streetscapes of Kratie, a sleepy provincial capital in North East Cambodia.
Cambodia is a country awash with hand-painted signs, writes Sam Roberts. They form an integral…