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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 lives. Each of the eventual 26 hardcover books in the series is a design...

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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 got herself a job. Hische describes her playful, lively drawings and letterforms as “whimsical...

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Best Book Covers: Penguin Drop Caps

Jessica Hische's collaboration with Penguin is a lovely nod to the printed word—and an unusual and intriguing twist to a personal project that got its start online.

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Lolita: A Cover Girl Misunderstood

The cover of Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita has sparked much intrigue. 80 renowned designers and illustrators, like Paula Scher, Jessica Hische and Matt Dorfman (shown above), interpret the cover in new ways. Take a look.

Work by Designer of the Week: Ashley Batton + Calligraphy Designs

Designer of the Week: Ashley Batton

Designer of the Week Ashley Batton is an in-house designer at a fashion startup in San Francisco, as well as a letterer with a love for calligraphy designs.

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Designer of the Week: Jacquelyn Arends

Typography is one of the most vital keys to successful design—and Print’s Typography & Lettering Awards is here to celebrate it. Enter your best hand lettered or typography-centric design work today. Deadline: November 11, 2016. Designer of the Week Jacquelyn Arends specializes in illustration and logo design for boutique brands. She notes that her illustration...