10 calligraphers to follow on instagram

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Whether you’re on the hunt for a calligrapher for your wedding invitations or just like seeing a healthy dose of pretty (and sometimes inspirational) photos and phrases in your feed, you’re going to want to follow at least one of these ‘grammers.


Patricia Shen, L.A.-based founder and creative director of Our Heiday, started her stationery business after dropping out of law school. Thankfully, the business expanded to sell prints, wrapping paper, and even phone cases.

Follow for:

Pretty, pretty florals.


Technically “typographic art,” The Writing is run by Tania Debono, a NYC-based Aussie. If you like cool black and white photos, this is a must-follow.

Follow for:

Grungy-chic, urban images and thought-provoking quotes.


Eva Black lives in southern California—and her Instagram shows it. She paints the prettiest prints with beautiful watercolor letters (shop here!).

Follow for:

California sunshine and lots of watercolors.


Seb Lester shares video after video of himself drawing his works of art, so you get to see how he creates each letter. Prepare to be amazed as you watch him expertly draw The New York Times and Star Wars logos.

Follow for:

Masculine—but still elegant—designs and lots of cool videos.


Courtney Shannon creates stunning calligraphy for weddings and events. She also teaches classes, which are available online too!

Follow for:

Major entertaining and wedding inspiration.


Manuela Pacheco is a French freelance graphic designer and illustrator living in Oslo. Expect to see lots of (very cool) personal photos as well as word art that will resonate with any millennial.

Follow for:

Funny (and all too real) phrases you wish she sold as prints.


Artem Stepanov shares all of his old school calligraphy straight from St. Petersburg. His classic style and ability to draw so many different typefaces will leave you in awe.

Follow for:

A real look into calligraphy. Think brush reviews and videos of practice exercises.


If you’re looking for some seriously whimsical wedding invitations, Laura Hooper is your girl. She also teaches calligraphy workshops for all levels around the country. Shop her stuff and learn about about her services here.

Follow for:

Beautifully arranged photos and wedding inspo.


Tina Yang and her husband own and run the minimalist clothing brand multee project—and she, of course, does wedding calligraphy on the side.

Follow for:

Simply beautiful place settings, home decor, and travel landscapes.


This Melbourne-based shop features cute and girly typographic EVERYTHING. Think gold foil prints and lots of pink flowers.

Follow for:

Girly images you’ll love.

Alyssa Clough


Alyssa is a Brooklyn-based maximalist and vintage addict who is always on the hunt for something—a new piece of collage art, more plant babies, yet another ceramic vessel, you get the picture. Obsessions include bold accent walls, living a sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle, and supporting female artists and makers. Find her on Instagram ignoring her phone’s screen time alerts.