In recent years there has been a huge increase in the number of typefaces and fonts available to designers.
Or if you prefer to work digitally, here’s a one-minute video on how to make 3d lettering in Illustrator.
Some designers take this further create original lettering using unusual techniques and sources of inspiration.
Fancy turning your handlettering into a typeface? Try Calligraphr – you fill in a template with your letters, upload it and then the system creates the glyphs from your letters and gives you a font you can load into your system.
Here is an image I recently used my own font on to create the effect of handwriting on a post-it note.