Calligrapher Margaret Layson works in partnership with Australian typographer Harry Pears
, bringing designs such as the wonderful Lindisfarne Nova
family to life. They both work on the digital incarnation in a true collaboration. Originally from the UK, Margaret began her professional career as a geophysicist. After arriving in Australia in 1968, she began to work as a freelance calligrapher. Over the years she has maintained an interest in the history of writing, particularly the scripts and decorations in manuscripts.