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Did you know that we publish useful books and run
friendly conferences — crafted for pros like
yourself? E.g. our upcoming SmashingConf Barcelona,
dedicated to smart front-end techniques and design patterns.
Amber Bartek is a homesteading Mama, and the award-winning, published owner of Cloud9 Design, where she encourages and inspires others through her art, illustrations, design, writing, and photography. Her work has been published in Edible Houston magazine, and more. She has art, photography, and writing coming out in Bella Grace Magazine soon. She also teaches creative workshops that awaken the soul for adults, and art education classes, summer camps, and workshops for children of all ages.
Hand lettering has taken the world by storm. It has become the beautiful connection — a juxtaposition — between design and words. The letter forms in the typography have been broken down into their shapes, flourishes, and textures.
Hand lettering speaks volumes. This is an art form which allows us to see the space between the letters, and the style of the lettering as a piece of art that can deeply evoke emotions and bring meaning — nostalgia, happiness, joy, and love.