Rachel E Millar is a signwriter and artist based in Glasgow, Scotland. She specialises in designing and painting lettering by hand – large or small, interior or exterior, on shop fronts, on walls and almost any other surface. She also hosts workshops for companies, educational institutions and the general public. Please get in touch via the address below for enquiries.
Millar studied graphic design at Edinburgh College of Art and Massachusetts College of Art and Design, graduating in June 2016. She spent six months working with Ciaran Globel of Globel Bros in Glasgow before starting her own business in June 2017.
She is now based in Mount Florida Gallery & Studios in the South Side of Glasgow. She enjoys working somewhere between art, design and craft.
She also organise the Ladies, Wine & Design Glasgow chapter – a global movement of women designers – with ilka design studio. See the website for more info and to book a space.
Selected Clients –
TRNSMT Festival, Innis & Gunn, Paolo Nutini, Scottish National Party (SNP), Ted Baker, Absolut Vodka, Electric Fields Festival, Graphic Design Festival Scotland, Paisley 2021
“Still Good Type” – CassArt, Glasgow, 2017
“The Pre-Vinylettes: An International Showcase of Women Sign Painters” – Chicago, IL, United States, 2017
Yardworks Festival – SWG3 Warehouse, Glasgow, 2017
“Pissed Modernism” – Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh, 2017
“Work in Progress II” – Summerhall, Edinburgh, 2017
“Good Type” – The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow, 2016
New Blood – Old Truman Brewery, London, 2016
Stylist Magazine 'Fearless' feature – April 2018
Lettering Daily Interview – 2018
Nine By Nine Interview – 2018
GoodType Instagram feature, view post here – 2017
typeyeah Instagram feature, view post here – 2017
The Skinny, Graphic Design and Illustration Graduates from ECA – 2016
Future Events and Shows –
'Make Waves': A collaborative show by signwriter Rachel E Millar and textile designer Karina Duncan, Mount Florida Gallery & Studios – Glasgow, June 15-17, 2018
The Grand Exhibition of the Pre-Vinylite Society: An 18th Century Revival – London, August 2018