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May 2015

The Super Type of Ira Schnapp

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - September 25 @ 4:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th St
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Would you believe that the artist who designed in engraved Roman letters the slogan, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night…” atop New York City’s main post office at Penn Station is the same man who designed the famous, iconic Superman comic book logo? Both are the works of Ira Schnapp (1892-1969), a descendant of stonecutters, calligrapher and hand-letterer who defined the “house style” of DC Comics for over 30 years, starting with the Action Comics logo…

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September 2015

TDC 60th Annual Exhibition of Communication Design & Type Design

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - October 16 @ 4:00 pm
University of Bridgeport, Shintaro Akatsu School of Design, Schelfhaudt Gallery, Arnold Bernhard Center,,
84 Iranistan Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Featuring works by international designers awarded Certificates of Excellence by the juries of the 2014 Type Directors Club international competitions for Communication Design and Type Design, this annual exhibition at SASD at UB is much-anticipated by students and professionals. Exhibit entries are the works of international designers of graphics, packages, environments, logos, corporate branding, typefaces, and more — all at the top of their game. Opening Reception 5:30-8:00pm, Wednesday September 9th 2015 University of Bridgeport Shintaro Akatsu School of Design…

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Louise Fili – Graphique de la Rue: The Signs of Paris

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 West 36th Street, Suite 603
New York, NY 10018 United States
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For more than four decades, Louise Fili has combed the streets of Paris with camera in hand, cataloging the work of generations of sign craftsmen. Graphique de la Rue is her photographic diary of hundreds of the City of Light’s most dazzling restaurant, shop, hotel, and street signs: from the grand neon scripts that illuminate bistros and cafes, to the dramatic facades of the Moulin Rouge and Folies Bergère, this book is Fili’s typographic love letter to Paris. Louise Fili…

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October 2015

ATypI conference: São Paulo 2015

October 14 - October 17
Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado [FAAP],
Rua Alagoas, 903 Higienópolis
São Paulo, Brazil
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ATypI invites submissions of lectures, demonstrations and workshops for presentation at its 2015 conference in São Paulo, 14–17 October 2015. The theme of ATypI’s 2015 conference is “Challenges”, which invites attendees to explore not only the many challenges faced in contemporary type design and visual communication, but also strategies for how we might best address them – how we challenge the obvious and strive toward innovation. Insights on type-related issues are welcomed from educational, technological, historical and practical perspectives. See…

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Society of Design Conference

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Society of Design Conference is a one-day, multidisciplinary design event featuring the world’s most talented creatives. A day of inspiring, motivating, and spellbinding presentations about all things design – advertising, architecture, branding, copywriting, graphic design, industrial design, interaction design, interiors, lettering, media design, and typography design. CONFERENCE SPEAKERS Nick Asbury (England) Annie Atkins (Ireland) Spencer Charles (Brooklyn) Craig Dykers (Brooklyn) John Ryan (New York City) Kelly Thorn (Brooklyn) Alisa Wolfson (Chicago) Oskar Zieta (Poland) An event to rival any…

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Evolve 3.0: The Business Symposium for Design Firm Leaders

October 22 @ 9:30 am - October 23 @ 5:00 pm
The Dumbo Loft,
155 Water St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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EVOLVE YOUR BUSINESS. EVOLVE YOUR TOOLS. EVOLVE YOUR ACTION PLAN. EVOLVE YOUR ALLIANCES. Get empowered to succeed. Discover some hard truths. Register for our intimate 2-day symposium designed to deliver actionable results for evolving your creative business. Join other creative leaders and peers from around the country to engage in transparent and honest conversations on the hottest challenges and opportunities facing creative businesses today such as: • Evolving your business in a constantly changing and turbulent business environment • Managing…

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