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
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 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
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
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.
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
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 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 http://umbrellatoday.com for international tipping practices #stealmyidea” via The Presurfer
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...
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
"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
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
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...
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
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
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, [...]
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Yesterday, we ran a post devoted to trashing the online wedding announcement of Jessica Hische and Russ Maschmeyer, two well-respected graphic designers with shitloads of friends and fans who all defended them and the announcement for its advanced doohickeys and blinkity-blinks. Show More Summary
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
This rug started out as a doodle by typography rock star Jessica Hische. Small wonder that the letter lover paid homage to TYPE on her studio floor. This is such a brilliant project that blows open a ton of possibilities for a kid's room, or any space in need of some custom flavor. How did she do it? More Read More...