Watch the Recordings from BLAG Meet: Inside Issue 04

Over ten hours of talks, interviews, studio visits, and demonstrations from contributors to BLAG 04.

4 x 4 array of photos showing various aspects of sign painting, lettering, illustration, and graphic design.
Recordings from BLAG Meet: Inside Issue 04.

BLAG Meet is a free online event that gives you the opportunity to meet and hear from contributors to each issue of the magazine.

Below you can catch up with the recordings from BLAG Meet: Inside Issue 04, which took place on Saturday, 2 March 2024. Thank you to all the contributors and attendees that took part across the day.

The next BLAG Meet will be on Saturday, 9 November, so pencil that into your diary. In the meantime, you can also check out the recordings from last year's BLAG Meet: Inside Issue 03.

Inside BLAG 04

What’s Inside Issue 04 of BLAG (Better Letters Magazine)?
Between the covers of the adventures in sign painting in Issue 04 of BLAG (Better Letters Magazine).

There's even more from BLAG 04 via the bonus content, exclusive to members.

Bonus Material from BLAG 04
Bonus content from the adventures in sign painting in Issue 04 of BLAG (Better Letters Magazine).

The Recordings

The recordings from the following sessions can be viewed below.

  1. Alice Mazzilli / @alicemazzilli showing what we can all gain from practicing handwriting, as professionals or otherwise.
  2. Bungo Sign Co. / @bungosignco talking about their experience of opening a high street shop in Glasgow.
  3. François Tusseki / @francoistusseki reflecting on his experience of running Benelux Letterheads.
  4. Ryan Adams / @ryanwritesonthings discussing his creative journey to painting his 'gem' style murals for major global brands.
  5. Matra Type / @matratype sharing photography and insights from her India Street Lettering initiative.
  6. Tomos Jones / @momosigns telling the story of his experience of undertaking a huge career pivot to become a sign painter.
  7. Hana Sunny Whaler / @hanasunnystudio sharing the joys of British pub signage, and her myriad projects for the Dog & Bell in London.
  8. Gustavo Ferrari / @ferrarifileteados exploring the frames and corners of Fileteado Porteño.
  9. Katy V. Meehan / @katyvmeehan demonstrating the process she uses to create her watercolour paintings of vintage signs, and the inspiration behind these.
  10. Scot Campbell / @ScotCampbellwindowpainter talking about window splashes, sign painting, creativity, laughter, Extremo the clown, and much more.
  11. Craig Winslow / @craigwinslow and Matt Cohen / @fadingads taking us behind-the-scenes of the process for creating and installing Light Capsules.
  12. Stephen Coles / from Letterform Archive / @letterformarchive introducing their remarkable collection of transit passes from Milwaukee in the 1930s–60s.
  13. Alex Perry / @rightwaysigns giving insights into running the business and marketing side of Chicago's Right Way Signs.
  14. Nico Barrios / @nicobarriosart discussing his work convincing local businesses of the value of hand-painted signs.
  15. Jennifer Konanz / @konanzandco talking about the ways she has grown and adapted her business to both market and personal needs.
  16. Kathy Kikkert / @kathykikkert taking us back in time to look at the stories of Hollywood's iconic signs.

Handwriting with Alice Mazzilli