Bernard Maisner, master of the quill
|Calligraphed in 2002 as a sample for Abby Clawson Low|
Feast your eyes (and prick up your ears - that's Chopin!):
Seamless Media (Parsons / LVMH) from Adam Scher on Vimeo.
Aside from his not insignificant skills at calligraphy, he has also lectured and taught extensively on medieval mansuscript illumination and the history of typography, at a few places you might have heard of - the Cloisters, the Morgan Library, the Getty and the Metropolitan Museum of Art among others.
A few more links to savor this weekend:
An article originally published in Martha Stewart Weddings about Mr. Maisner's collection of antique writing implements.
The Hand is Mightier Than the Font: An Interview with Bernard Maisner by Steven Heller.
Mr. Maisner's delectable Rorschach place cards: