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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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African American Media

Steven Heller speaks with Bobby C. Martin Jr. about OCD's design for a new exhibition documenting the art and influence of Ebony magazine and Jet magazine.

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Weekend Heller: Must-See Posters

Peter Bankov makes one poster every day. Bankov's posters are the focus of a must-see exhibition opening Dec. 2 at the Type Directors Club NYC.

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Birds of a Letter

To celebrate turkey day, let's look at some other, non-eatable fowl—the typographic kind.

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A Visual Feast of Hand Turkeys

Since 2008, Rule29 Creative has been hosting its "By a Show of Hands" holiday hand turkey competition. Here are 15 of our favorite 2014 fowls.

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Wood Never Looked So Good

Steven Heller chats with Sandro Berra about Tipoteca Italiana and the new book "Alphabets of Wood: Luigi Melchiori & the History of Italian Wood Type."