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Jessica Hische on Jessica Hische

In honor of her delectable dropcap for Marcel Proust’s Swann’s Way, Print invited Jessica Hische to take the Proust Questionnaire.

Jessica Hische Does Drop Caps for the Classics

Is it too early to start shopping for Christmas? Probably, yes. Nevertheless, we couldn’t resist sharing these images of the forthcoming Penguin Drop Cap series, which will offer some excellent holiday gift options for the bookish typography-and-illustration buffs in your …

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— Scroll to see more images   Many a young designer’s self-promotional holiday card has gone ignored by its recipients. But when Jessica Hische sent her hand-lettered “12 Days of Christmas” card to designer Louise Fili in December 2006, she …

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Weekend Heller: Multilingual Design

Afsoon Talai introduces his company Golreezan, a multilingual design store offering products in Hebrew, Persian, Armenian, Arabic and Urdu.

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Monotype Revives Its Reputable Recorder

Monotype is relaunching its Recorder magazine, set to document “the wider implications of typography and how it contributes to a broader cultural context.”

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Ode to the Doctors

Steven Heller examines the comic woodcuts of Josef Váchal, a Czech writer, painter, printmaker and book printer.

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School Days, Rule Days

Steven Heller shares the strange beauty of a functional, commonplace ledger—this one created by Edward Smith and used in the late 1800s.

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When Saul Bass Met Hitchcock

Vertigo, North by Northwest and Psycho are three back-to-back films from Alfred Hitchcock’s late golden period—and three films that legendary designer Saul Bass also left his stylistic mark on.