In focus: Designer Dana Tanamachi

Beautiful chalk lettering by Dana Tanamachi

In focus: Designer Dana Tanamachi

In a time when more and more art is computer generated it’s very refreshing to see artists that, from start to finish, creates amazing artwork by just using their hands. One of these persons is Dana Tanamachi who’s a graphic designer and custom chalk letterer living in Brooklyn, New York. Check out Dana’s amazing work below and be sure to also check out her time-lapse videos of her creating the drawings, they’re sooo awesome!

Dana Tanamachi


Dana Tanamachi


Dana Tanamachi


Dana Tanamachi


Dana Tanamachi


Dana Tanamachi


Dana Tanamachi


Dana Tanamachi


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  • http://www.joshmateo.com Josh

    Definitely just saw her work at a flea market in Brooklyn last weekend. Cool stuff.

  • brian

    she’s incredibly talented with hand signage

  • http://www.ericvasquez.net Eric Vasquez

    I’ve seen her work around Brooklyn also, and had the pleasure of working with some people from Spotco where she used to work! Really amazing!

  • http://artistsinspireartists.com Mackenzie

    She just jumped to the top of my list for favorite designers!

    -Mackenzie
    Artists Inspire Artists

  • http://pakolarrako.com pakolarrako

    OMG! Artist with capital letters! Wonderful!

  • http://www.sivioco.com Sam Jones

    Such an incredible talent.

  • http://ryanlynndesign.bigcartel.com/ Ryan Lynn

    This is great! I was hoping to see her draw that QR code in the second video… maybe that was added later.

  • Hector

    wow! cant believe its handmade! awesome, thanks!!