Commercial Lettering
 
Break out of type!

Margo is frequently consulted by creative directors and designers who want something more than just another font. Her lettering provides the distinctive look that is only possible through marks made by hand on paper.

As a key contributor to commercial projects, Margo finds the appropriate visual expression for the text.

Assignments include lettering for reproduction on calendars, catalogs, packaging and identity projects. Please visit the Project Gallery area to see more examples of scripts and design work for private clients.

We can begin with a face-to-face meeting if you're local, or an emailed or faxed design rough if you're further afield. Margo has worked with clients throughout the Northeast, in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York, as well as many other parts of the U.S.

Margo begins her work for reproduction all by hand, then scans and retouches in Adobe Photoshop, so you end up with a very clean digital image to work with. JPEGs are sent to you along the way for approval or redirection. Finals can be emailed or sent to you on CD for large files.

Before beginning work on your project, Margo usually expects a signed contract or purchase order confirming agreed fees, time schedule, etc.
 
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Calendars

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Margo collaborated on the following calendars with
Leslie Evans Design.
Printing was done by Millennium Graphics of Massachusetts.

Curiosities of the Season 2007     Winter 2007     Spring 2007     Summer 2007     Fall 2007

Spring 2006     Summer 2006

For Ronnie Sellers Publications:

Nature's Palette Calendar 2001       Nature's Palette Calendar 2001 interior


Catalogs

The owners of
Stonewall Kitchen were seeking a relief from typefaces, and asked Margo to create handlettered headings for their wholesale catalog, which reflect their emphasis on handcrafted specialty foods.

Stonewall Kitchen Jams      Stonewall Kitchen Recipes


Identity

The new owners of the historic
Chebeague Island Inn wanted a new logo design to go along with the restored inn,
but the logo needed the look of days gone by. Margo's handlettering, combined with Leslie Evans Design's elements,
was the perfect solution.

Chebeague Island Inn sign Chebeague Island Inn Logo Chebeague Island Inn Brochure

Chebeague Island Inn Brochure     Chebeague Island Inn Products     Chebeague Island Inn Van Logo    Chebeague Island Inn Jacket featured in LL Bean Catalog

 

H.M. Payson & Co.

Margo redesigned the logo for H.M. Payson, one of the oldest independent investment firms in the country, which wanted to reflect its roots going back to the 1850s.
 
Lindt Chocolate

Lindt Chocolate used Margo's lettering to bring a romantic feel to their Valentine's Day ad.
 
Rock Ledge Studios

Proposed identity redesign for Rock Ledge Studios.



Posters

Produced in collaboration with
Leslie Evans Design.

The Pear         L'Orange         La Chaise