Inspiring Calligraphers: Stephanie Hino of Double Dipped Calligraphy

Hello everyone! We all know double dipping is a no-no when it comes to party dips, but when it comes to fancy lettering, let’s just say you’re going to say a big yes to the pretty work of Double Dipped Calligraphy. Stephanie Hino, the artistic force behind the collection, shares a peek at her work and her inspiration. Let’s dip in, shall we? Jen

Inspiring Calligraphers: Double Dipped Calligraphy

On what inspires her lettering style, Stephanie shares: “The thing that attracted me to modern calligraphy was the movement of the letters and words across a page. Whenever I’m working on something, my goal is to make my lettering look effortless and organic. The tension between creating free flowing words while also demonstrating restraint is a beautiful thing!”

Inspiring Calligraphers: Double Dipped Calligraphy

Photo Credit: Forty Eleven Photo

Inspiring Calligraphers: Double Dipped Calligraphy

Inspiring Calligraphers: Double Dipped Calligraphy

Photo Credits: Alexandria Monette Photography

On her favorite project, Stephanie shares: “I love trying new things that I haven’t seen before. One of my favorite projects was the Hangar 21 grand opening from last summer. There were several vignettes at the event that I was able to contribute to, each unique and so fun. The hand painted, clear acrylic chargers and tropical leaf menus were a couple of my favorites.”

Inspiring Calligraphers: Double Dipped Calligraphy

Inspiring Calligraphers: Double Dipped Calligraphy

On doing calligraphy on non-paper surfaces, Stephanie says: “While I’ll always be a paper lover, it is so fun to work on other surfaces. Some favorites have been greenery, leather jackets, and acrylic. I acquired a laser machine in the last year and it’s been a whole new journey of possibilities. Acrylic has especially been a popular choice recently, whether I’m writing directly on it, engraving, or cutting my lettering out of it.”

Inspiring Calligraphers: Double Dipped Calligraphy

On top of all the beautiful lettering work, can we talk about these amazing color palettes, too? So pretty! Thanks again to Stephanie for sharing a peek inside her work!

All images via Double Dipped Calligraphy except where noted.

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