Proof that the pen is mightier than the keyboard, the art of handwriting is on the comeback trail. Fonts, letters and cursive penmanship (now a required subject in 14 states) are once again cool for school and interior design, too.
With a nod to vintage flashcards collected from antique shops around the world, Diva Pyari’s Calligrapher Monogram stoneware canape plates serve up the alphabet with eclectic style. $8.00 each.
Subtle yet sophisticated, the USA-made “If I had a flower” leather sign is imprinted with a romantic quote by 18th century English poet Alfred Lord Tennyson. $48.
Crafted of white ceramic and metal in a chrome finish, Monogram letter hooks make organization as easy as A, B, C. $3.98 each.
Inspired by mid-century modern cinema marquees, the Multicolor Mini LED light box changes color (from clear to red, green and purple) and comes with 100 changeable letters and symbols. $29.
Made of sturdy iron in a bronze finish, Alphabet hooks make it easy to spell out what goes where. $24.50.
Embellished by cooking measurements in graceful cursive script, the Conversion comfort mat adds a dash of culinary chic to kitchens. Available in three sizes, including demilune. $41.25-$59.25.
Want your home to have all the write stuff? Score an A for awesome with accent pieces like these.