Letman

The Artwork and Lettering of Job Wouters
Letman’s typographic compositions are blazing new trails at the nexus of illustration and lettering.
Authors: 
Letman
Release Date: 
July 2012
Format: 
21 x 26 cm
Features: 
160 pages, full color, hardcover
Language: 
English
ISBN: 
978-3-89955-453-3
Catalog Price: 
$45.00
Shop Price: $45.00
 

About This Book

Letman is internationally known for his trailblazing synthesis of illustration and lettering. He not only creates masterful decorative letters and typefaces, but also pioneers work that is a hybrid of graphic design, screen printing, graffiti, illustration, and painting.

This book is the first monograph from Amsterdam-based illustrator Job Wouters, who works under the pseudonym Letman. In addition to commissioned designs for publications including New York Times Magazine, Playboy, It’s Nice That, and Creative Review and brands such as Audi, Heineken, Dries Van Noten, Tommy Hilfiger, Eastpak, and Universal, Letman also includes a compelling selection of his personal projects and sketches.

 

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Working under the pseudonym Letman, the Dutchman Job Wouters is internationally known for his trailblazing synthesis of illustration and lettering. Letman creates not only masterful decorative letters and typefaces, but also pioneers work that is a hybrid of graphic design, screen printing, graffiti, illustration, and painting. 


Letman’s handmade lettering is clearly influenced by eastern character symbols. His typographic compositions have been featured in work for clients including Audi, Heineken, Dries Van Noten, Tommy Hilfiger, Eastpak, and Universal. Wouters’s editorial work can be seen in publications such as the New York Times Magazine, Playboy, It’s Nice That, and Creative Review.


Letman lives in Amsterdam and has won the coveted Dutch Design Award. This book is the first monograph of his work.