Introduction

<p>Caroline Webb has been designing and carving inscriptions since graduating with a degree in Typography 30 years ago. Her work reflects her particular delight in quiet detail and her historical understanding of letterforms, her respect for letters and words, and a love of literature and landscape. Caroline particularly enjoys designing formal Ecclesiastical inscriptions and and is one of a handful of letter carvers specialising in carving fine lettering in wood for both small intimate pieces and larger scale projects. For many years she collaborated with Ian Hamilton Finlay contributing numerous works to exhibitions and collections. She lives and works in Wiltshire and is an elected member of the Art Workers Guild and Letter Exchange.</p>

Contact details

Phone number: 01380 860480
Website: http://www.carolinewebblettering.com
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Image Gallery

Papal Inscription Westminster Cathedral

Title: Papal Inscription Westminster Cathedral

Dimensions: 7' x 4'

Media: Inlayed marble

Description: A Pietra Dura floor inscription designed by Caroline Webb to commemorate the visit of Pope Benedict, made by Pietra Dura craftsman Thomas Greenaway.

Inscription

Title: Inscription

Dimensions: Dimensions: 29" x 48"

Media: Purbeck Pond free stone

Description: Inscription for portico of Christchurch, Spitalfield

Carved wren

Title: Carved wren

Dimensions: 5" diameter

Media: Delabole slate

Description: Detail of carving on the back of a headstone

Carved bowl

Title: Carved bowl

Dimensions: 15" diameter

Media: Sweet chestnut

Description: Inscription around a bowl in sweet chestnut. Bowl by Matthew Burt

Dean Gallery

Title: Dean Gallery

Dimensions: 122 x 91cm

Media: Welsh slate

Description: Inscription for the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, carved in Welsh slate and painted, 122 x 91cm. With Michael Harvey

Carved stone bowl

Title: Carved stone bowl

Dimensions: Portand stone

Carved breadboard

Title: Carved breadboard

Dimensions: 12" diameter

Media: White Beech

Description: Inscription around a breadboard. Board by Alan Tilbury