Meet The Makers: Jessica Giovine

Jess Giovine of The Jess Press is a wife, a Jersey girl, a disco queen and a second year Makers Alum!

Photo: The Markows (@the_markows)

Photo: The Markows (@the_markows)

  • What is one thing you would like the public to know about your business?

That I’m a one stop shop for all of your wedding design needs.

  • Where do you see yourself & your craft 5 years from now?

Innovating new design ideas and working all over the east coast!

  • Is your business a hobby, full-time work, or both?

Full-time.

  • What would your advice be to others looking to start something similar?

Have the drive and determination to make it happen. Days are hard, but push through, and amazing things can happen.

  • What is your favorite part about working in the creative field?

That I get to connect with so many amazing small businesses supporting each other creatively.

  • What do you think the most common misconception is about your craft?

That it’s a “hobby.” It’s my full-time business. With hours spent in my studio working non-stop.

  • What inspires your work?

Nature.

  • Why did you choose to participate in The Makers Festival?

Because it’s the best! And a true maker of the makers.

  • What motivates you in the face of adversity?

Negativity because it only makes me push further.

  • If you could choose any superpower, what would it be and why?

Flight, so I can see the world!

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