The Power in a Name and the
Emergence of Name Art
A person’s name is the most
important word in their lives. Your
name is usually the first word that
your brain understands as being
unique to you and that uniqueness
will stay with you for the rest of
It doesn’t matter if your name is
Christopher, Daniel, Sarah or Rachael or
your surname is Smith, Jones or
McDonnelly it’s the first piece of
information you write on an official form
and it’s the first piece of information you
give to a person whom you have just met.
Your surname is a window to your history,
your country of origin and a quick search
online will tell you all you need to know
about that surname.
If you are named David and someone
shouts that name in the street, it doesn’t
matter that you are aware that there are
millions of other David’s in the world you
will presume that the person is shouting at
you and you will turn to see who that
person is because David is your name.
Parents spend many hours debating the
name of their new born child and that
name helps to shape their child’s life as
they grow. The importance of names can
been seen in body art, tattoos, clothing
and on the backs of sports shirts and now
this desire to display your name is
becoming the new trend in personalised
People are taking this fascination with names
and turning into a form of affordable home art
in the form of name art or letter art. They will
use their first name or surname and display it on
the walls of their homes. Whether it is your new
child’s name on his or her bedroom wall or your
family name on the wall of the kitchen name art
and letter art is a perfect way of showing pride
in your name in the form of personalised art
that you help design.
At www.wowletterart.co.au photographs of
nature and manmade objects that depict
individual letters of the alphabet are used to
make unique and bespoke name art.
Photographs of flowers become the letter O and
a church cross becomes a letter T. You can
choose from hundreds of photographs to make
your name a piece of letter art.
Visit our site to find out more.