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Design studio of Dorothea Lee
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Lettering Design

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Sometimes clever custom text is exactly what's needed to move beyond available fonts or the predictability of an accompanying illustration. Using the concept to inform the direction and shape of the letters without compromising legibility, I craft original compositions and lettering that pull the reader in through the experience of playful discovery.

Custom lettering shines in:

  • Signs

  • Covers

  • Special Events

  • Menus

  • Editorials

  • Cards

  Celebrating Two of a Kind Who Found Each Other  — Wedding card featuring magnetic attraction, a heart, and an infinity symbol details (insets on right).

Celebrating Two of a Kind Who Found Each Other — Wedding card featuring magnetic attraction, a heart, and an infinity symbol details (insets on right).

  Love is (Color)Blind  — Greeting card referencing colorblind test with heart as negative space in center.

Love is (Color)Blind — Greeting card referencing colorblind test with heart as negative space in center.

 Left:  "M for Mature”  + Right:  "Honey ‘B’”  — From a series called "Random Love Letters."

Left: "M for Mature” + Right: "Honey ‘B’” — From a series called "Random Love Letters."

  Celebrating ALL Your Love Has Built!  — Anniversary card incorporating the front's (left side) love birds, branches, and tree houses in the letters (zoom of card interior on right).

Celebrating ALL Your Love Has Built! — Anniversary card incorporating the front's (left side) love birds, branches, and tree houses in the letters (zoom of card interior on right).

  You’re A Gem  — Thank you card using illustrated gems and minerals to create letterforms.

You’re A Gem — Thank you card using illustrated gems and minerals to create letterforms.