Dana Tanamachi

Dana Tanamachi – Chalk Lettering

Dana Tanamachi is a graphic designer and custom chalk letterer who hails from the Lone Star State, but currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.


After graduating in 2007 with a BFA in Communication Design from The University of North Texas, Dana moved to New York City to design Broadway show posters at Spotco—a leader in arts and live entertainment branding. In early 2010, she took at job working under Louise Fili at Louise Fili Ltd, specializing in the design of restaurants and food packaging.

Currently, Dana works full time as a custom chalk letterer and has been commissioned by clients such as West Elm, Rugby Ralph Lauren, Google, The Ace Hotel, Adidas, EveryDay with Rachael Ray, Harper Collins UK, and Garden & Gun Magazine.

She has been interviewed and featured on popular blogs such as Design*Sponge, 100 Layer Cake, Apartment Therapy, and Kottke.org. In 2011, Dana was named a Young Gun (YG9) by the Art Directors Club. (via Dana Tanamachi)

(All images via Dana Tanamachi)

Leave a Reply

  • (will not be published)

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title="" rel=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>