The return of the Handwritten Letter Project

The Handwritten Letter project is back. This project is a healthy antithesis to instant communication, be it text, email or social network, which fog our daily lives.

By Ken Garland
By Ken Garland

First appearing in 2011 it was the brainchild of Craig Oldham, then senior creative at Music, (now working under the name of The Office of Craig Oldham).

By Stefan Sagmeister
By Stefan Sagmeister

Oldham invited leading designers, studios and creative thinkers to submit handwritten thoughts on their own headed paper.

By Build
By Build

In return he received sage-like wisdom, absurd musings and doodles, on paper, through his letter box.

By Michael Wolff
By Michael Wolff

Naturally a book and an exhibition materialised, and now there is more of the same – just from different folk.

By Milton Glaser
By Milton Glaser

The full collection includes over 200 letters, a selection of which have been curated for the show.

By Michael Bierut, Pentagram
By Michael Bierut, Pentagram

A revised edition and a limited edition of the book of letters will be available from Made North with all profits going to The National Literacy Trust.

By TDR
By TDR

The Hand Written Letter Project runs until 1 November at Made North Gallery, Persistence Works, 21 Brown Street, Sheffield, S1 2BS

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