Promoting the education of gold leafing and the gilding arts
Welcome to the Members Directory of the Society of Gilders!
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Better Letters is a lettering agency and signwriting contractor, working with talented artists and craftspeople around the world. Our work ranges from lettering commissions for advertising and design, through to large-scale signwriting for interiors and architecture. Included within this skills set are gilding techniques for lettering and signage.
In addition to delivering projects for clients, we also offer a variety of public and private workshops for those that want to learn how to craft lettering, including the use of gold leaf, by hand.
We’d love to talk about how we can help you make better letters.
We welcome enquiries for gilding work on lettering and signage anywhere in the world.
Designs and Signs has been designing and manufacturing signs in the same location for 35 years. We speciaizing in custom signs, large mural painting and gilding, (Glass, Architectural,Exterior and interior).
Conservators of Decorative Arts and Antique Furniture Services: Water and Oil gilding; Boulle; Carving; Marquetry; Veneering; Casting; Turning; Structural Repairs; Historic Finishes; Conservation of Surfaces; Period Furniture Design and Making. Serving the Mid-Atlantic States Since 1980
With a B.F.A. in illustration, 4 years of training in a gilded objects conservation lab and more than 20 years experience in creating new and reproduction verre eglomise and reverse glass painted pieces for private clients as well as historic institutions, Nancy Beck also applies her talents to restoration of historic painted finishes, and designs and executes new pieces in the decorative arts field. The lost art of reverse glass gilded signs for windows and doors is a specialty of this artist.