A Glimpse Into Jessica Hische’s Morning Routine

Jessica Hische is a letterer, illustrator, and type designer best known for her personal projects, Daily Drop Cap and the Should I Work for Free flowchart. Jessica is currently based between San Francisco and Brooklyn.

Jessica had too many prior commitments to answer all our questions, but she was kind enough to take the time to answer the most important.

What is your morning routine?

I try to wake up with no alarm clock every day so that I get the most out of my sleep, which means I have to be pretty responsible about when I go to bed. My husband wakes up at 7:30am or so on the nose, so I’m usually out of bed between then and 8:00am.

I’m a quick showerer, so my whole “day readiness” route probably takes me less than twenty minutes. I’m in charge of feeding the kitties, and breakfast is their favorite meal since it involves fancy canned food.

I either eat breakfast at home (usually greek yogurt, granola, and berries) or head to a coffee shop or breakfast place to have a cup of coffee and breakfast by myself while I answer some morning emails. I love my morning email time, between home and the office, because it feels like my day has started but that I’m not fully “at work” yet.

I usually get to the office a little after 10:00am and the day goes on from there…

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