Aphee Messer is an award-winning graphic designer/illustrator with a passion for literature. Book design, hand-lettered typography, children’s illustration, and emoji art are her specialties. Recently, her designs for emoji proposals have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic, and many other news outlets all over the world. Aphee’s future plans include writing and illustrating her own children’s book, visiting all fifty states, and adopting a kitten.