Free Desktop Download: June

I’ve been experimenting a lot with hand written type lately. Last week I had this lyric stuck in my head constantly. I thought if I got it on my paper it would unstick itself. No suck luck though. There’s something about Lana Del Rey’s voice that I can’t get enough of. I thought I’d give you a little treat to kick start the week ahead! If you want to download the desktop art, click here.


I have this phobia of a blank piece of paper so I use lined paper which is really strange. I start by sketching in pencil, then adding ink, taking a photo, bringing it into Illustrator, using image trace and then then applying the type over a photo in Photoshop. Here’s the original hand sketch:


A lot of brands are moving towards using hand written type because it gives a humanistic feel that can’t be exactly replicated. If you are looking for a hand written brand or logo I can definitely help you out. Just drop me a line!


original photo: here

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  1. Steph

    “Ooh baby ooh baby I’m in love!” Soo feelin Lana Del Rey like crazy as well Haley!

    I must admit I miss your simple blog style layout, but that’s just the laggard in me hehe.

    <3 Steph

    • haley

      haha ya I miss some things about it. Is this one easier to navigate? Love to get another designers feedback on improvements that could be made 🙂