tom perkins

Currently teaching:

Letter carving masterclass


Tom Perkins

Stone lettering


Tom Perkins is a well-known letter-carver and lettering designer and has been interested in lettering design since 1970 working to commission for the last 25 years. 

He designs and uses his own letterforms in all his work which includes carved inscriptions (using a wide variety of British stones and slates), lettering for graphics and painted lettering in buildings. His work has been exhibited both in the U.K. and abroad and recent commissions include a large opening plaque for the Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace, cast metal lettering for balustrade adjacent to St Martin-in-the-Fields and commemorative plaques for Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

His book The Art of Letter Carving in Stone was published by the Crowood Press in 2007