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Full members of Letter Exchange include some of the most respected practitioners in their fields.


Membership is determined by the consistent quality and originality of work, as well as by training and previous experience. To be elected as a Full Member of Letter Exchange, applicants must present their work to our executive committee.

Associate Membership and Student Membership are also available and open to anyone with an interest in the lettering arts be they individuals or institutions.

Full Membership

£50.00 per year

This membership is restricted to the very best of those practising in the lettering arts and crafts. It is achieved by election through an executive committee made up of specialists in all aspects of the lettering arts and crafts and typographical design. Applicants’ work has to be of a professional standard in both design and execution. Experimental and explorative work are supported. Twelve months should have elapsed since leaving a college or apprenticeship. The committee will discuss the work fully and selection is by general consensus.

Benefits of Full Membership are:

– receive our twice-yearly journal Forum and our annual Yearbook
– a page on this website to display your work
– participate in our exhibitions and contribute pages to the Yearbook
– reduced price for our lectures

Contact us for further details and an application form.

Associate Membership

£45.00 per year

This membership is open to anyone with an interest in the lettering arts and we will keep you updated on all Letter Exchange activities.

Benefits of Associate membership are:

– receive our twice-yearly journal Forum and our annual Yearbook
– reduced price for our lectures

To apply for Associate Membership please click the button below to fill out your details and pay the membership fee.

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Student Membership

£10.00 per year

This membership is open to anyone who is a full-time student or apprentice.

Student status is only valid by use of your college email address, or confirm your apprenticeship directly with Letter Exchange.

Benefits of Student membership are:

– receive our twice-yearly journal Forum and our annual Yearbook
– reduced price for our lectures

To apply for Student Membership please click the button below to fill out your details and pay the membership fee.

By submitting this form you are passing personal information to Letter Exchange. See our privacy policy.