An Inspiring Script by Jessica Hische

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Tommaso Bufano's picture
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An Inspiring Script by Jessica Hische
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This is not a direct type ID, but I am hoping I can get some thoughts on an existing font that has similar properties.

I'm working on an identity project for a local emerging fashion designer and after having done a cursory evaluation of her brand, I'm on the hunt for a font to pair with it. We are going for old Hollywood with a modern and fresh twist. Jessica Hische is one of my design idols and I happened across a [[http://jessicahische.is/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/magic-hours11.jpg|book cover]] she did and the look of it fits perfectly - if only she extrapolated this into a font!

Looks retro
Still very modern and fresh
Very clean
Slightly feminine

Paired with the hand-drawn feel of the dot on the "i" along with the other illustrative details, it really puts this look spot on for what I'm looking for in a font.

As a starting point, can anyone think of a nice script font with a similar aesthetic? I'm open to non-script suggestions as well as long as it has that right mix of modern and retry. So far, I already own [[http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/corradine/almibar/?refby=tb|Almibar Pro]], but there's parts of it that I fear might be unusable.

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Thanks, fvilanakis. Those do have an old school vibe. I'm hoping for something that has a fresher, more modern feel to it, though.

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Have a look at Emily Connors [[http://www.myfonts.com/foundry/Emily_Lime/|Work]], as well as the scripts by [[http://www.myfonts.com/foundry/Laura_Worthington/|Laura Worthington]]