Gustavo Ferrari

Recent blog posts about Gustavo Ferrari

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…

Letterheads in Oslo

30 July 2017
Design education, Illustration, Typography, Visual culture

A report from the informal annual gathering of signwriters, pinstripers, calligraphers and other lettering experts. By Helen Ingham
Last month the ‘Letterheads’ met for their annual meeting, which this year took place in…

Fileteado Porteño – past and present

7 July 2016
Design history, Illustration, Visual culture

A vernacular folk art has become synonymous with the visual identity of Buenos Aires. Gustavo Ferrari explains this extraordinary craft
Fileteado porteño is a traditional Argentinean artform, which began as simple decoration on the trade…