Anastasia Tanuputri

Artist & contemporary calligrapher, Anastasia Tanuputri is the talent behind Design By Was.

Creating unique personalised prints and stationery, Anastasia’s signature creative flare is one to look out for.

Here at Mon Purse we’re so in awe with Anastasia’s calligraphy talents we had to meet the woman behind the work.

Meet Anastasia Tanuputri

Can you tell us a little bit about what you do?

I’m a designer/artist focusing on creative lettering & illustrations.

What is the inspiration behind your work?

Fashion, runways, my day-to-day surroundings.

What has been your favourite projects to work on?

Murals, I have to use scissor lifts or even ladders. I am scared of
heights, so this allows me to conquer my fear whilst being super creative.

When did you first develop an interest in letter writing, calligraphy?

4 years ago, after seeing different calligraphy styles on Instagram and how they changed over time, from a traditional style to contemporary alternatives.
I fell in love straightaway with the modern form of calligraphy.

Has your artistic style changed over the years?

Not so much, I experiment more with colours and shapes.
When I try a new style it doesn’t feel like ‘me’ even though it looks amazing when created by another artist. So I always go back to my style; simple, clean, feminine with a touch of rawness.

Favourite love quote?

To me you are perfect.

We were lucky enough to have Anastasia in-store for the Paddington Boutique Valentine’s Day event personalising romantic gift cards for your significant other.

It’s all in the name of LOVE.

Where to find Anastasia’s Work: @designbywas