Seb Lester Demonstrates Medieval Blackletter Caligraphy

Seb Lester Demonstrates Medieval Blackletter Caligraphy typography caligraphy

In this brief video graphic designer and illustrator Seb Lester demonstrates a form of Medieval blackletter typography that was used commonly in Europe from 1150 to around the 17th century. From a person whose handwriting is almost completely illegible, almost every stroke of his pen looks like a complete miracle. (via vimeo)