What was life like before Instagram? I don’t remember. If I had to choose between Insta and all my other social media accounts, I wouldn’t hesitate; it’s an addiction I won’t be giving up any time soon. Can I get an amen?
OK, so I admit I’ve probably spent a few too many hours minutes scrolling through posts, stalking fashionistas’ latest purchases, envying the travel bloggers their amazing holidays and figuring out where I’ll be going for breakfast on the weekend. But would I ask for that time back? Probably not. Wanna know why?
Simple! I’ve stumbled (or should I say scrolled?) across so many cool, talented people in the process. I wouldn’t even know that these artists existed if it weren’t for Instagram. Whether they’re well-known or new to the industry, the photo-sharing app gives artists a creative platform to showcase their work and connect with people all over the world.
I’m sure you’re well acquainted with the art of hand lettering or calligraphy (which comes under the broader umbrella of typography). If you’re not… you’re welcome. These uber-cool, super clever Instagram typographers will keep you inspired all day long with their creativity.
1. Jasmine Dowling, Brisbane @jasminedowling
2. Sarah Staunton, Sydney @penheartspaper
3. Phillippa Knight, London @paperandinka
4. Hunting Louise, Sydney @huntinglouise
5. Harley Quinn & Co, Australia @harleyquinnandco
6. Jamal M Aziz, Jakarta @lapantigatiga
7. Jennet Liaw, Beaverton @jennetliaw
8. Luke Choice, New York City @velvetspectrum
9. Gemma O’Brien, Sydney @mrseaves101
10. Seb Lester, London @seblester
11. Leona Fietz, Brisbane @leonafietz
12. Kal Barteski, Canada @kalbarteski
13. Julie Song, San Francisco Bay Area @juliesongink
14. Nathan Johnson, Sydney @blackliststudio
15. Lauren Hung, Sydney @theblacklinebylauren
16. Emma Kate, Adelaide @emmakateco
17. Melissa Smith, Australia @lissletters
18. Lauren, Sydney @justsayingirl
19. David Milan, Madrid @mdemilan
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