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Attempted lettering (and other silly things) by Jess Wong.

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Yesterday I contributed a guest post to the Makers Society about my lettering process. It was my first guest post for anything ever. Wow! I made the piece above especially for the article.
Read it + download the wallpaper here!

Yesterday I contributed a guest post to the Makers Society about my lettering process. It was my first guest post for anything ever. Wow! I made the piece above especially for the article.

Read it + download the wallpaper here!

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Trying to get back into my lettering mojo. Listening to Haim.

Trying to get back into my lettering mojo. Listening to Haim.

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Look ma, no beziers!

Look ma, no beziers!

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I was procrasti-creeping around my computer and found this creepy abandoned WIP. Creepy.

I was procrasti-creeping around my computer and found this creepy abandoned WIP. Creepy.

Some unused type for an unnamed project. It’s a shame I can’t show you the whole thing, as these are some of my favourite letterforms and ligatures I have ever designed! Trying to think of something else I could repurpose this lettering style for.

Some unused type for an unnamed project. It’s a shame I can’t show you the whole thing, as these are some of my favourite letterforms and ligatures I have ever designed! Trying to think of something else I could repurpose this lettering style for.

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Hey y’all!

Are you a fan of nice type and good feelings? Of course you are!

Recently I created these nine bits of lettering/illustration for Appreciate a Mate – an app that lets you share positive and inspirational messages with your friends.The app has 50+ different quotes, and each has been beautifully lettered/illustrated by a bunch of different artists and designers (including some of your favourite type heroes like Andrei Robu and Gemma O’brien).

You should go check it out and spread some luuurve!

Web app: appreciateamate.com 

iOS app: get it on itunes

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Speaking of getting married. My fiance Tim Cruicky and I designed these cards for our elopement! We are getting married in Tokyo – the back is set in Japanese and says “we just got married, will you take our photo?”

These were beautifully printed by The Hungry Workshop with COPPER! edge painting. It’s so pretty! Eeeee! You can see the project in more detail on their website. They also wrote super nice words about me, thanks guys! Check out the rest of their stuff while you’re on there, they are totes THE SHIZ.

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In about 5 weeks, I am going to be a married woman.
What does she do with all her social media handles if she is changing her name after marriage?
Is this the death of @jess__wong?
Is this the birth of @jesscruicky?An important question.

In about 5 weeks, I am going to be a married woman.

What does she do with all her social media handles if she is changing her name after marriage?

Is this the death of @jess__wong?

Is this the birth of @jesscruicky?

An important question.

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Merry Christmas errybody. Blowing off some steam before the new year arrives and I inevitably resolve to be a nicer person.

Merry Christmas errybody. Blowing off some steam before the new year arrives and I inevitably resolve to be a nicer person.

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