Kate Hursthouse is a New Zealand artist and designer specialising in calligraphy, lettering, illustration and typography. Kate’s typographic works take on a number of forms from contemporary calligraphic artworks, commercial illustrations and custom wordmarks to large scale hand-painted murals. 
Her commercial clients include Lululemon, One Percent Collective, Laneway Festival, TEDxAuckland, Hallertau Brewery, Panasonic, Creative Mornings and Auckland City Council.

In addition to commercial work Kate has exhibited in a number of gallery shows, including her first international exhibition in Germany in March 2016, and has painted murals in New Zealand and the USA.

Kate also hosts hand-lettering and calligraphy workshops, is a committee member of the New Zealand Calligraphers and in her spare time she is illustrating her first children’s book.

Kate is available for hire on a wide variety of projects. If you would like to discuss your project, freelance work or collaboration please contact her at hello@katehursthouse.com

You can view a short film below about Kate and her work produced by Clair Obscur Productions