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How To Deal With Cheap Clients When You Work For Yourself

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answers by Jessica Hische, Lettering Artist, Author, Procrastiworker, on Quora. Q: How...Show More Summary

Jessica Hische's secrets revealed!

last yearHumor / odd :

One of my favorite designers, Jessica Hische (she did the film titles for Moonrise Kingdom), is coming out with a new book in September called In Progress: See Inside a Lettering Artist's Sketchbook and Process, from Pencil to Vector. This...Show More Summary

Artist Jessica Hische Creates Hand-Lettered ‘Forever Hearts’ Stamps for the U.S. Postal Service

Illustrator and hand-lettering artist Jessica Hische (previously) has created a love-themed design for a new U.S. Postal Service stamp entitled Forever Hearts. Hische hand-lettered the design, which features the word “forever” in an ornate, heart-shaped script. She talks about the unusual assignment in this short video. image via United States Postal Service via swissmiss

What's It Like To Draw A Postage Stamp?

Illustrator Jessica Hische explains. Jessica Hische is the graphic artist who's drawn the lettering you've see in ads for Starbucks and Nike, book covers for David Eggers, branding for Mailchimp, and the film Moonrise Kingdom. And in this irresistibly charming ad by the U.S. Post Office, she talks about what it was like to design the Forever Love stamp. Read Full Story

Jessica Hische’s Lovely Letters Bound for USPS Stamps

Jessica Hische forever! That’s what we would have called the forthcoming postage stamps that feature the loopily, lacily beautiful letterforms of the self-described “letterer, illustrator, and crazy cat lady,” but the United States Postal...Show More Summary

Moonrise Kingdom typeface

2 years agoHumor :

Jessica Hische and Font Bureau have teamed up to offer the typeface Hische designed for Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom. Meet Tilda (great name). Art of the Title interviewed Hische about the typeface last year. Tags: Jessica Hische Moonrise Kingdom movies Tilda Swinton typography Wes Anderson

The key to a good logo is first knowing your product

2 years agoTechnology : Gigaom

At Gigaom's Roadmap conference, letterer and type designer Jessica Hische stressed the importance of knowing your brand before you build a logo because it will stay with you for awhile.

Flowchart: When You Should (and When You Shouldn't) Work for Free

As we learned again recently, professional creatives tend to get prickly when asked to do work for no compensation. But is it always a bad idea to work for free? Jessica Hische's handy flowchart should help you decide. It's divided into...Show More Summary

Gorgeous Typographic Covers For 26 Classic Books

In the Penguin Drop Caps series, designer Jessica Hische decorates an A-to-Z collection of classic literature with her lovely lettering. In September 2009, type designer Jessica Hische started what would become a wildly popular personal...Show More Summary

Tip This Much, A Handy Site That Automatically Calculates Tips for Various Countries

2 years agoHumor : Laughing Squid

Tip This Much is a handy site by Jolyon Russ and designed by Kate Sigrist that automatically calculates tips for various countries. The idea for this site was stolen from Jessica Hische who tweeted the following: “someone should make something similar to for international tipping practices #stealmyidea” via The Presurfer

Avoid Monday Deadlines for a More Productive Week

Like many of us, Jessica Hische has too much to do and it creeps into her downtime. So she came up with a productivity trick that ensures she gets the rest she needs. She stopped scheduling deadlines on Mondays, and uses it only for administrative work. Read more...

Magnificent Lettering Works by Erik Marinovich

The name of Jessica Hische must ring you a bell, well Erik Marinovich co-founded with her a lettering and design studio called Title Case. Erik is a “letterist” and designer based in San Francisco, USA; also has worked for clients such as New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wired, GAP, Nike and more. Show More Summary

Seven Questions for Jessica Hische

2 years agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

"The basis of any word is a single letter," says self-described "letterer, illustrator, and crazy cat lady" Jessica Hische, known for performing stunningly beautiful typographical feats for the likes of Wes Anderson, Penguin Books, The New York Times, and—be still our justice-loving hearts—John Hodgman. Show More Summary

This Week in Fonts

An “old Hollywood” inspired sans from Jessica Hische, a harmonious family by Laura Worthington, a contemporary serif from Grilli Type, a stylish slab by FaceType, a gentle sans from Production Type, a versatile sans by Tour De Force, a brush inspired face from Commercial Type, and a calligraphic script by Aerotype. Show More Summary

Have a "Conversation Exit Strategy" to Keep It from Lasting Too Long

Holidays usually mean parties, and that means party etiquette. Getting through those conversations is often tough enough for people, but ending those conversations can be just as difficult. Designer Jessica Hische suggests you walk into those conversations with an exit strategy ready to go. Read more...

The Anatomy Of A Successful Logo Redesign

Here, Jessica Hische diagrams every move she made in updating Mail Chimp’s identity--with graphic design tricks for making sure a newcomer is actually welcomed. Familiar logos are like overly attentive suitors: They’re so naggingly present that their charms are lost to you--until, one day, they’re gone. Show More Summary

Design Indaba names starry line-up

David Adjaye, Matthew Carter, Jessica Hische, Sir John Hegarty and musician Spoek Mathambo are amongst an impressive line-up of speakers for this year's Design Indaba conference in Cape Town

Jessica Hische Lettering Rendered In Cut Paper

It always seems magical when a piece of graphic design transcends the flat plane and enters the third dimension. The resulting object lends an additional legitimacy to the original piece, rejuvenating it and altering our perception of it. Take for example Jessica Hische’s gorgeous hand-lettered packaging for Beck’s Song Reader. Released on December 11, 2012, [...]

Illustrated Alphabetic Drop Cap Covers of Literary Classics by Jessica Hische

3 years agoHumor : Brain Pickings

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Type Accent Rug

Do you have a favorite word you'd love to see as an accent in your home? Check out Jessica Hische's post and see how she created a type-friendly rug. Via Apartment Therapy

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