Nib and Ink book


Nib and Ink book


Nib + Ink is written and illustrated by Chiara Perano, founder of Lamplighter London.

Writing directly into the book, you will learn to play with type, get creative with letterforms and fall in love with handwriting again. Taking you letter by letter through the modern calligraphy basics, Nib + Ink teaches you...

  • How to use essential calligraphy equipment
  • Mark making drills and shapes
  • A modern calligraphy alphabet with a variation of styles to practise with
  • Guidance on joining letters, spacing and pacing
  • How to create flourishes, finishes and decoration
  • Simple projects from chalkboards and framed quotes to setting an envelope
  • Stationery ideas for weddings, parties and table settings
  • Troubleshooting tips, FAQs, stockists and resources 

Discover exciting, creative and interesting ways to personalise your stationery, add a flourish to your correspondence and develop your own unique style of modern calligraphy.

Check out the Lamplighter Modern Calligraphy starter set here.

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