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...
TYPO Talks are really going out of their way this year with providing video for the people who weren’t able to attend TYPO Berlin “Sustain”. By the time the closing speaker Jessica Hische took the stage videos of no less than five presentations had already been released, and this Monday another two were added to [...]
“Why Type Designers and Web Designers are Incredibly Similar and Should Really Get a Room Already.” (Webstock ’12)
What are those Pennsylvanians doing, holding up strange license plates like that? Inviting typographic artist Jessica Hische to visit, actually! Today the Society of Design in PA (my home state) invited me to speak. In doing so, they created the most touching awesome thing I’ve ever seen and I spent the last hour and a [...]
(Photo: Bill Simone) Never underestimate the power of license plates (as Cosmo Kramer once reminded us). They did the trick for the Society of Design (SOD). When the Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based nonprofit wanted an effective and memorable...Show More Summary
This lovely “Veiny Type” is by designer Jessica Hische. She specializes in hand lettering. via Street Anatomy
Really dig the full page background of the designers actual workspace. Very cool. Jessica Hische.
Jessica Hische outlines the differences between inspiration and imitation Jessica Hische gives an amazing breakdown of ways in which you can be a better artist while finding your own style. A lot of people have been really taking what she’s saying out of context, but I for one applaude her for what she’s written. Those [...]
It’s been said that good artists copy, but great artists steal. This is true in some ways, but the line is always fuzzy as to which a person is actually doing. A lot of us wear our inspirations on our sleeves. We praise our heroes and try to outdo them, while others fall into a [...]