Jessica Hische

Recent articles about Jessica Hische

Make each letter speak out loud

Issue 75, Spring 2010


Illustrative typography is rewiring the way we read art, design and communication

Love letters

Issue 80, Summer 2011


Scripts, with a jazz-like mix of virtuosity and improvisation, can represent…

Recent blog posts by Jessica Hische

Font Li Beirut – harmony in discord

8 September 2020

Li Beirut is a unique font – made in a week by 160 type designers – to support victims of last month’s Beirut blast. Nadine Chahine writes for Eye about her Letters of Hope project
On Tuesday 4 August 2020, villages and towns to the north, east, and south of Beirut began to report a big explosion, writes Nadine Chahine.

Books received #26

24 May 2017

Frieze, Developing Citizen Designers, Classic Penguin, 2Create and Our World to Change!
Here are a few books that caught our attention in recent weeks.

Optimistic tales and theories

2 September 2016

The ICON illustration conference in Texas had both practical pizzazz and academic depth. Roderick Mills, one of the speakers, reports
‘Tall Tales’, the ninth edition of the biennial ICON illustration conference was held in Austin, Texas last month, writes Roderick Mills.

Books received #16

26 October 2015

In Progress, Glyph*, Lago, Patternalia and Street Art Santiago
Here are a few books that have caught our attention in recent weeks.

Reasons to change your name

28 August 2012

Brighton’s September conference for coders and designers is back with a bang (but less Flash)
Every September since 2006, I’ve going to Brighton for the conference I founded, writes John Davey. For the first six years it was called ‘Flash on the Beach’ (FOTB).

From sideline to centre stage

11 April 2012

TYPO San Francisco shows the way digressions can become the main event
The level of talks at TYPO San Francisco was uniformly high, writes John D. Berry (also a speaker at the conference). Both days were opened by lively, inspiring women: Tina Roth Eisenberg (below, aka SwissMiss) and Jessica Hische on the second.