British Letterheads feature in Sign Business Magazine, March 1995

We recently came across this article in a 1995 issue of Sign Business Magazine; the article details an early British Letterheads meet in Torquay, South Devon – spot the familiar faces! ‘Still in it’s infancy, the British Letterhead movement has…

Full City Rooster : Sign Painter's Blend Coffee

Buy Sign Painter’s Blend Coffee→ We are very excited to announce that Handover now stock a limited run of Full City Rooster’s ‘Sign Painter’s Blend’ coffee. Smooth, bold, with low acidity. The Sign Painter’s Blend was created exclusively for Starr Studios in…

Gilding Courses 4th and 18th June, at Hackney Pirates

Get Tickets → Introductory courses to oil and water gilding with master gilder Marisa Delpoio, including traditional oil based and water based techniques. Marisa has a history of a range of art education, but finally trained as a gilder, and…

Interview: Signwriter and Pinstriper Von Leadfoot

vonleadfoot.com → This week we spoke to Von Leadfoot, and he imparts wisdom such as; ‘I think part of what we do as sign painters and designers is reference the past. “Those who don’t know history, are doomed to think…

Guest Post : Von Leadfoot Experiments

So the other day I found myself in a situation – both out of necessity and by my own curiosity – that forced me to track down an oil based, clear, matte, varnish. Anyone who has looked for this sort…

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Last week Newcastle based signwriter Ash Willerton came to visit our store in London, and was kind enough to paint brand new metal ‘blade’ signs for us and our sister company (who we share our Stoke Newington premises with) Jackson’s…

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Last week Newcastle based signwriter Ash Willerton came to visit us and was kind enough to paint new metal ‘blade’ signs for us and our sister company (who we share our Stoke Newington premises with) Jackson’s Art Supplies. This is…

Product Review : Handover Yellow Low Tack Lining Tape

Long standing Handover customer, master pinstriper, teacher and all round great guy Neil Melliard recently reviewed our new (ish!) low tack lining tape. Here’s what he thought! I have recently been trying out rolls of the 1/4 inch/ 6mm Yellow Low…