The Daily Drop Cap

Drop caps . . . those large, often ornate first letters of first words in books, posters, blogs, or wherever fine typography is appreciated. Here’s a wonderful Web site–updated daily–that offers free drop caps designed by typographer and illustrator Jessica Hische.

The example here is not from her offerings. But the highly wrought letter T a good illustration of what a drop cap looks like.


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Editor, writer, photographer. Bachelor's degree in geography from the University of New Hampshire and a master's degree from Wesleyan University with an emphasis on fine arts. Also on Flickr at
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