Introducing the curvy lines and juicy lettering of Lebassis for our 71st issue of Posterzine® This issue will leave you feeling upbeat, empowered and like your day just got a little bit brighter.
Based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the illustrator and lettering artist is known for work that’s full of meaning, whether it’s his Pride sticker set for Snapchat or slogans for Ru Paul’s Drag Race.
Known as Lebassis on Instagram, Leandro started out working for advertising agencies before setting up his own studio.
Here Leandro tells us about the relationship between his handwriting and identity, creative life in Rio de Janeiro and why he embraces his mistakes.
Posterzine® is People of Print’s monthly publishing project taking the form of a mini-magazine which folds out into a gorgeous A1 format poster (594x841mm). Printed by Pressision Ltd using CMYK onto quality G.F.Smith paper.