Chiara Perano


Chiara Perano-Sotnyk is an English/Italian artist, stylist, designer based in London. She creates lettering and illustrations, works live at events, scribing, personalising, sign painting, styling and generally making things beautiful. 

In 2016, she released a best selling, immersive calligraphy guide book 'Nib + Ink' published by Penguin Random House (UK) and Abrams Noterie (US).  Chiara studied illustration and graphic design at LCC - University of the Arts, before founding Lamplighter, one of London's most sought after modern calligraphy & stationery design studio. 


Adobe, Mulberry, Burberry, Nike, Pret a Manger, Mr Porter, YSL, Hermes,, The Connaught, Fenwick, Penguin, Soho House, Villa Tre Ville, TKMaxx, Papier.

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Papier   Kikki.K House Feature    Habitat    Barbour   Design Week   Penguin   Shinola  

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Instagram @chiara.p.s
The Studio @lamplighterlondon