Seb Lester’s new Peace print

Type designer Seb Lester’s latest screenprint, Peace (sketches for it, shown above) was inspired by Anglo Saxon art, 18th and 19th century penmanship, and medieval illumination. Here’s a look at the two different available colourways of Peace which both make stunning use of metallic paper stocks…

Type designer Seb Lester‘s latest screenprint, Peace (sketches for it, shown above) was, he says, inspired by Anglo Saxon art, 18th and 19th century penmanship, and medieval illumination. Here’s a look at the two different available colourways of Peace which both make stunning use of shiny metalic paper stocks…

Peace is available in a gold on black version (shown above), and also as a dark chrome on white print:

Actually, it is the black that’s printed on to gold stock, and the white that’s printed on to chrome stock – something that’s a little clearer when you see the prints drying on the rack

Peace (Gold) is a two colour screen print on Gold Mirri H-Range paper, 270gsm, in an edition of 100. Dimensions: 850 X 255mm. Peace (White) is also limited to 100 editions and printed at the same dimensions but onto Dark Chrome Mirri paper, 270gsm. Both are available from Lester’s website, seblester.co.uk, priced at £85 plus postage and packaging.

Both colourways of Peace, plus a selection of Lester’s work will be shown at London’s Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen for the next two months (as of Thursday, September 1), much of it printed at a much larger scale than ever before.

For more info and directions to Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, visit hoxtonsquarebar.com

See more of Lester’s work at seblester.co.uk

 

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