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Master calligrapher creates amazing hand-drawn logos

British graphic designer, illustrator and calligrapher Seb Lester has compiled 10 of his favourite hand-drawn logos from his Instagram page into a short time-lapse video.

In just a few sweeps of his calligraphy pen, the East Sussez-based artist recreates the household logos – ranging from The New York Times to Honda to Led Zeppelin's iconic marque – using just ink and paper.

Be amazed as you watch Lester craft each character with apparent ease…. You can see more of Lester's work and purchase a typeface or print from his website shop.

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Julia Sagar

Julia is editor-in-chief, retail at Future Ltd, where she works in e-commerce across a number of consumer lifestyle brands. A former editor of design website Creative Bloq, she’s also worked on a variety of print titles, and was part of the team that launched consumer tech website TechRadar. She's been writing about art, design and technology for nearly 15 years.