John Pope Signwriter London Kent and sussex

Hand painted signs

John Pope signwriter and lettering artist has over 20 years professional experience; specialising in hand painted signs and gilding for commercial and private commissions.

Vintage, retro and modern sign writing

Vintage, Retro & Modern, all hand painted with the greatest care and attention to detail. 

"It was back in the mid 1980s having just graduated from Maidstone Art College with an honours degree in fine art that I began working in Film, TV and Theatre as a scenic artist and designer.

The hours were long and the pay wasn’t good but it gave the opportunity to be creative with the brush. It so happened that a piece of theatre scenery required some sign writing, I had a go on, got the sign writers bug and haven’t stopped since."

Honour boards

Honours boards are traditionally joined using hardwoods and made to an uncompromising standard. Signs can be painted to match any Pantone, RAL or BS 4800 colour.

As part of the service, I can offer you advice on branding, sign design and layout. Mock ups with placements can be produced with your logo artwork faithfully reproduced. Please explore my site which demonstrates examples of my work and expertise.

‘A brush stroke of genius’

Architectural graphics and supergraphics

Wall signs, large exterior graphics and painted adverts have become a popular art form. in the past few years there has been a revival and growing demand for supergraphics. John Pope is known as the ‘go to’ person when it comes to large painted wall graphics.

Signwriting services

  • Hand painted signs
  • Gilding. gold and silver
  • Vintage, retro and modern signwriting
  • Architectural graphics
  • Super graphics
  • A boards
  • Honour boards
  • Verre eglomise
  • Glass Gilding

Represented clients

  • Ted Baker. 
  • Kilgour-Savile Row. 
  • Design Museum.
  • Tate Modern. Tate Liverpool
  • Museum of Childhood. 
  • Nimax West End Theatres. 
  • Indian High Commision. 
  • Ministry of Defence. 
  • Academy of Culinary Arts. 
  • Polpo Restaurant.
  • Westminster Abbey.
  • House of Lords.
  • Alfred Dunhill members club.
  • Claridges Hotel
  • The Prescott Conran
  • Alphabetical Studios
  • Kellenberger White