Jakob Engberg (36 y.o.) is the founder of Copenhagen Signs has a background as a graphic designer and has, through the years, been working in a lot of different creative fields, before finishing his apprenticeship as a sign maker in 2015. After a time of working with contemporary sign techniques as wells as screen printing, gold leaf and hand painted signs for highly renowned sign companies, he later chose to put all his focus on traditional hand painted signs. He is now the only full time sign painter in Denmark, working under the name Copenhagen Signs with sign painting, hand lettering and graphic design. His lettering works is featured in the new book by Victionary Hand Style Lettering. With a great knowledge in digital design and sign making techniques, is working towards maintaining the craft of sign painting in Denmark. Besides his daily work as a traditional sign painter he is teaching lettering workshops around the world, and also giving speaks about sign painting. Jakob is currently working on a photo book about Signs of Denmark, published spring 2018.