Calligrafile is a catalog of trusted tools and resources for the lettering artist’s studio and business.

Photo by Calligrafile Founder Molly Suber Thorpe

Welcome to the internet's largest library of resources and products for calligraphers, hand lettering artists, type enthusiasts, and creative freelancers.

With 500+ recommended products and services in dozens of categories, Calligrafile is a unique and valuable tool for anyone who loves and works with letters – from the professional artist to the weekend hobbyist.



Calligrafile was founded by calligrapher and author Molly Suber Thorpe, however the content is compiled and maintained by a global network of pros: talented, working lettering artists and teachers. Calligrafile is where we share the tools we love and the resources we trust with the greater lettering arts community. Meet our contributors!

Resource Galleries

These photo-rich collections showcase a vast array of tools and beautiful products. Explore lettering supplies, books, office products, gadgets, software, apps, and more. Every item has been recommended by two or more of our contributors, making Calligrafile an invaluable catalog of trusted tools for the lettering artist’s studio and business. 


Our link library archives 400+ links to suppliers, online tutorials, lettering specimens, print and web design tools, downloadable assets, and freelance resources. The archives are the result of years of bookmarking, testing, and use by Calligrafile's contributors – and they’re still growing. Among the substantial archives is the index of calligraphy guilds, associations, and conferences, which is the largest on the internet!


The Calligrafile blog is penned by the site’s many contributors, and edited by Calligrafile founder Molly Suber Thorpe. It features inspiring interviews, tutorials, product spotlights, and annoucements about our giveaways.


Galleries & Archives