Ryan Hamrick

Letterer. Designer. Writer. Taller. @Hamrick on Twitter. http://ryanhamrick.com


Dribbble is Ruining Design (For Me)

Your average public Dribbble grievance from the under-stroked ego of a mediocre designer


The Thing About Pedestals

And the undeserving idols who occupy them


Lettering Gear Guide 2015

An updated guide to some of the best tools for lettering today, and examples of them in action


The Mediocre Movement

Our Renaissance is now, and we’re blowing it


Some of the most paramount resources we have for gaining insight into the lives and culture of…

Publications edited by Ryan Hamrick

Thoughts on design, creativity, and life as it pertains to them.

Thoughts on letters and those that love them.


Paying (for) Attention


Does it take money to make money — or maybe just a little bit of effort?


Being a designer involves wearing many different hats…


Handling the Curve

A small new Medium publication from a letterer at large

I’ve had a lot of luck on Medium over the last couple years I’ve been fortunate enough to use the…


Dribbble is Ruining Design (For Me)

Your average public Dribbble grievance from the under-stroked ego of a mediocre designer


Freelancers: Four Tips for Avoiding Terrible Business Advice

A response to Dann Petty’s tips for making your clients love you


I Wish I Cared Enough to Grow

…is what I think you meant to say.


Last week, I shared some thoughts about the balance between having proper equipment and putting in…


Dismiss Nothing

Influence is all fine and well until it buries all your good ideas


About a month ago, the topic of having the “right tools” making you better at…