Early pre-orderers got signed bookplates from us and custom cards we made and a dart to throw at our heads (we’ll be doing another round of those soon!Concepto resbaladizo y en construcción permanente, muy poroso y cuyos limites están muy borrosos.I like a bit of uncertainty, and I like living in the questions. On Day 15, Jessica decides to quit the project, but returns. I don’t like having to live up to some idea, or to fulfill some expectation, though. The whole situation is making me feel very unsettled, and she wonders why I’m being so wishy-washy.” (Day 14) The pressure Tim feels leads to the wishy-washiness that confuses Jessica, and that confusion prompts the questions that feel like pressure to Tim. On Day 23, Tim has had it: “I’ve never felt more like a mouse in a cage being tested on against my will. When Jessica moved her exes out of her head, she found it “surprisingly therapeutic.” 2.On Why People Fall Too Fast— A visit to a couple’s therapist on Day 8 gives insight on Jessica’s issue.As an experiment, they dated for 40 days.” On a daily basis, they answer a questionnaire that summarizes there they are in the relationship’s development.From a design standpoint, its an elegant website, where two illustrators hand letter phrases that capture that moment in time — one for Jessica, one for Timothy, each day.
On the Fear of Commitment— Jessica reports mixed signals from Tim: “He’s both interested and scared to become intimate, yet he’s still being flirtatious and showing signs of wanting more.” She starts asking more from the relationship. He speaks honestly: “I feel like I’m walking on eggshells a bit.” (Day 12) “Yes, I am interested in more, but it just feels too risky.” (Day 13) “I feel a lot of pressure from Jessie. On Not Giving Up— As in all relationships, things get really tense.
The project is the concept of Jessica Walsh (the brilliant new parter of Stefan Sagmeister at Sagmeister & Walsh) and Timothy Goodman, an illustrator, art director and designer with his own firm too.
Their project is one part sociology experiment, one part performance art, and one part sincere quest for love.
This was a real labor of love for us, working on and off on it for about 6 months.
We really wanted to wrap ourselves in the context of today’s dating culture, and it was such an exciting process.