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May 2016

TDC62 Traveling Exhibition: MADRID

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - August 31 @ 10:00 pm
DIMAD Asociación Diseñadores de Madrid,
Paseo de la Chopera, 14 / Plaza de Legazpi, 8,
Madrid, Madrid 28045 Spain
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TDC62 exhibition opens on May 25th at 8pm at DIMAD, in Central de Diseño de Matadero Madrid. A selection of the best global typeface and communication designs, awarded by an international jury, of the year will be exhibited through August 31st, 2016. Exhibition hours: Tuesday's to Friday's - 16-22h Saturday's, Sunday's and holidays - 11-22h Learn more. --- DIMAD expone un año más, en la Central de Diseño de Matadero Madrid, el Type Directors Club de Nueva York edición 62.…

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September 2016

Workshop: Learning to Stop Worrying and Love Poster Design with Peter Bankov

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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In the course of this workshop the participants will reexamine the notions of beauty and ugliness by experimenting with expressive lettering using unfamiliar media and surfaces, including found objects and building materials. They will learn from the visual chaos of the vernacular, make an effort to take themselves and their work less seriously, and attempt to overcome their creative block by limiting their means. We will stress raw emotional impact over elegance, expressiveness over tidyness, and fitness of form to the message over conventional good looks. …

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October 2016

Education Series: Not The Usual History of Design: Part One

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - November 2 @ 8:30 pm
The Herb Lubalin Study Center for Design & Typography,
41 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003 United States
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This is not a typical history of design survey course. No memorizing dates, no tests, no quizzes, no essays, no slides. Think of this as a rare chance to see and touch all those famous pieces of design you once saw in books or online. Come to hear stories and to learn about the crucial context behind the works. Leave with a better understanding of the bigger picture of styles, movements, and the eras. All of the materials will come…

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Workshop: Type Design for Non-Type Designers

October 14 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Get a crash course in designing type from Matteo Bologna, Creative Director of award-winning studio Mucca Design. This (always sold out) workshop will introduce you to the basic skills necessary for the wild journey into the super fun world of type design. In this class you will learn the basics of designing and generating a typeface with Adobe Illustrator and the font-design software Glyphs (Mac only). Go beyond choosing the same fonts from the type menu to creating your own…

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Workshop: Managing Projects and Clients for High Impact

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th St
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Are you in reactive mode when you manage clients and projects? Are you overwhelmed and constantly fighting fires? In this workshop you will learn to move from a reactive management process to a more proactive, planned management process. Whether you work within a creative agency/firm or in-house, this session will explore key communication tools and strategies that result in better managed, long-term, and mutually rewarding client relationships. You will be guided through the entire relationship cycle, from project initiation to…

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November 2016

Workshop: Making Faces (and Other Emoji) with Colin Ford

November 5 @ 8:30 am - November 6 @ 5:00 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th St
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Emoji — those silly little faces and symbols on your phone — are actually quite fascinating. From their 20th Century origins in smilies, emoticons, and Japanese mobile phones, emoji have taken over 21st Century pop culture. Emoji might seem simple, but they are serious pieces of design and typographic engineering. This workshop will teach you to make them. Most users of emoji do not realize is that they are in fact fonts. So, just like any font, you can make…

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Workshop: Expressive Lettering for Editorial Design with Sasha Prood

November 11 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th Street #603
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Expressive lettering is an area of handlettering that is widely used in editorial design. This includes lettering for book cover titles, magazine cover headlines, magazine feature titles, and more. During the process of creating this work, artists are required to interpret the content of the publication and develop lettering that visually describes its theme and mood. This can be done using various approaches including calligraphy, illustration, handwriting, etc. Sasha’s workshop will introduce students to the process of collaborating with a…

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August 2016

TDC62 traveling exhibition: TYPECON 2016 SEATTLE

August 24 @ 9:00 am - August 28 @ 6:00 pm
Crown Plaza Hotel,
1113 6th Ave,
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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The TDC62 exhibition of the world’s best typographic design of 2016 is coming to TypeCon 2016, Seattle WA Presented by the Type Directors Club The TypeCon2016 TypeGallery schedule: Wednesday, August 24th 9:00am – 4:30pm Thursday, August 25th 9:00am – 6:00pm Friday, August 26th 8:00am – 6:00pm Saturday, August 27th 8:00am – 6:00pm Sunday, August 28th 8:00am – 6:00pm FREE and open to the general public.

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September 2016

TDC62 traveling exhibition: ATypI WARSAW

September 7 @ 9:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm
Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technologies (PJAIT),
Koszykowa 86
Warszawa, Warszawa 02-008 Poland
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The TDC62 exhibition of the world’s best typographic design of 2016 is coming to ATypI, Warsaw. It will include the 19th annual Typeface Design Competition, TDC2016, which received nearly 200 entries from 35 countries, with thirteen winning typefaces representing ten countries Come by and see the winning typefaces from our TDC 2016 competition. The winning work from TDC62 will be displayed digitally. Open: Wednesday, September 7th to Sunday, September 18th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, September 16th evening…

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Free

Type Thursday (September)

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
TDC headquarters,
347 West 36th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
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TypeThursday

TypeThursday is a meeting place for people who love letterforms. Crit club + Drinks + Fun. Meet after work for a drink or two, share work in progress projects, and catch up with people who love letterforms. Previous work shown and discussion include: Lettering compositions, super family relationships, dutch italics and arabic type design. Register for these free crits here. Remaining Type Thursday Event Dates: 2016 ------------------------------------------------ October 20th November 17th 2017 ------------------------------------------------ February 2nd March 2nd April 6th May…

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