Patricia studied calligraphy with Ann Camp at Roehampton Institute. She was elected a Fellow of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators in 1998. She has been working to commission and teaching the craft since 1984 and is the author and designer of Handwriting: Everyone’s Art - Making Journals and Designing Posters (The Edward Johnston Foundation 1999). She has completed a series of 44 botanical illustrations for greetings card and bookmark designs and produced hand-drawn maps for The History of the Royal Navy by NAM Rodger (HarperCollins 1997). Her work was included in The Calligrapher’s Project Book and Practical Calligraphy (Hamlyn 1991). Commissions include work for The College of Arms, St Paul's Cathedral, British Museum, The Hahnemann Academy of Homeopathy, Japan, Council for the Protection of Rural England, BBC Television,  HarperCollins, Italian Chamber of Commerce, The Worshipful Company of Founders,The Worshipful Company of Armourers & Braziers & York University. She was a co-founder of the Edward Johnston Foundation.






Gerald Fleuss worked for a time for the lettercarver David Kindersley before studying calligraphy and bookbinding full-time at Roehampton Institute, returning to teach there for the next ten years. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators in 1982, a member of the Art Workers’ Guild in 1983 and a member of the Double Crown Club in 2008. He served as Honorary Designer of the Wynkyn de Worde Society for 1998.
Gerald is the co-author (with Dr John Nash) of Practical Calligraphy (Hamlyn 1991), was featured in Calligraphy Masterclass and contributed to The Calligrapher’s Project Book and Digital Calligraphy by George Thomson (Batsford 2003). His work is included in public collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Gerald Fleuss is co-founder and Chairman of The Edward Johnston Foundation, dedicated to increasing a public awareness of calligraphy and its associated disciplines. For the years 2007 and 2008 he was appointed Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Brighton, furthering the work of the Foundation. This included a lecture tour of art schools in Tokyo and Nagoya.



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Quality of design and execution are our paramount aims whether the work is traditionally hand-crafted or generated by modern computer methods. As further evidence of this emphasis, Calligraphy and Design is comprised entirely of artist/designers with international reputations within their various disciplines. Their work is included in public collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London and Harvard University, USA. and has been shown in exhibitions in London (Cork Street Gallery, Wolseley Fine Arts & St. Paul’s Cathedral), Minneapolis, Washington and Bruges.

Commissions have included work for:
Queen's Club • St Paul’s Cathedral • St Paul’s Foundation • British Library • British Museum • Clarence House • Chichester Cathedral • University of York • Police Service of Northern Ireland • Carre’s Grammar School • Christ’s Hospital • Churches Conservation Trust • College of Arms • Dogs Trust • Royal Institution of Naval Architects • Campaign for the Protection of Rural England • BBC Television • Cavalry and Guards Club • Airey Neave Trust • HarperCollins • British Telecom • Eldridge Pope (Dorchester Brewery) • British Petroleum • EMI Group • Wolff Olins • Worshipful Company of Mercers • Worshipful Company of Founders • Cambridge City Council • Metropolitan Borough of Stockport • Asia House • City of Bath • Rossendale Borough Council • Mentorn TV • Chrysalis Books • Harley Books • Italian Chamber of Commerce • International Type Associates • Churchill College, Cambridge • Trinity Hall, Cambridge • Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Limited • P & O Cruises • CAB International • McLaren Racing • Blackwell Science • Hahnemann Academy, Japan • St John Ambulance • Huntingdon Town Council • Addenbrooke's Hospital,
Cambridge • Marshall's of Cambridge • Warwick Town Council • Warwick District Council • Brighton College and numerous private clients


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