Combining quirky, cartoon-like, felt-tip drawings with witty text, I Should Have Said depicts hilarious conversations between men and women. Daisy de Villeneuve combines modern illustrations with unassuming snippets of dialogue as she explores the drama of modern-day friendship and love. Daisy depicts the scenarios where you wish you had said that thing to an ex, love interest, or any man on the street who has left you reeling after a snarky comment. With a sketchbook, diary-style design, the pared-down but stylish illustrations are captioned with text guaranteed to make you laugh. A gritty and humorous look at modern-day relationships, I Should Have Said is a rich and affecting comedy of manners, an extended discourse on the natureand more often than not, the failureof communication between male and female friends and lovers.
Illustrator, designer, and writer Daisy de Villeneuve studied at Parsons School of Design in New York and Paris. She has published a range of stationery and has been commissioned by the likes of fashion designer Zac Posen and brands such as Topshop and Nike.