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February 2016
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TDC61 Traveling Exhibition: PERU

February 11 @ 8:00 am - February 13 @ 8:00 pm
Av. Los Frutales 954 La Molina,
La Molina
Lima, Lima 15023 Peru
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LADFEST

For the first time in Latin America, the winners of the 61st Type Directors Club (TDC) competition will be displayed at this year’s LADFEST, taking place in Lima, Peru. The exhibition aims to showcase a selection of the best typefaces of the year that have been awarded by an international jury in the categories of applied typography and font design.

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Not Your Typical Graphic Design History, Part 3 – A Hands-On Course

February 17 @ 6:30 am - March 16 @ 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 meant to be a typical survey history of design course. Dive deeper into design history by handling real ephemera and learning the context and the stories behind the work. Think of this as a rare chance to see and touch all those famous pieces of design you once saw in books or online. All of the materials will come from the vast collection of design ephemera at the Herb Lubalin Study Center. The course will consist of…

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Nim Ben-Reuven: Motivational Nihilism

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th St
New York, NY 10018 United States
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BVO

Motiviational Nihilism is a reaction to the blinding hyperbole that has veneered much of today’s design landscape. As artisans working within this ocean of pastel-hued trends and immaculately curated authenticity, extracting truthfulness from what we create and for whom we create it has become an increasingly difficult and frustrating task. Yet the platforms for individual expression have increased exponentially over recent years. Why then, do many of us in the design community, in using these platforms, relegate ourselves to regurgitating…

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March 2016

The Creation: Crafting A Type-centric Identity In 7 Days

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Kevin discusses his methodical, type-driven approach to branding as well as an in-depth look into his process and architectural approach to ornamental typography in seven steps. He’ll also address some key components to avoiding burn out and redundancy in your work. Most importantly, he’ll discuss the inspiration behind his work as well as the key to his success: developing your own personal and typographic identity. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Kevin Cantrell Studio specializes in type-centric branding that is…

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Expressive Lettering for Editorial Design with Isabel Urbina Peña & Sasha Prood

March 4 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th St
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Expressive lettering is an area of hand-lettering 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 a calligraphic approach, a hand-written approach, an illustrative approach, etc. Our workshop will lead the intermediate-level lettering artist through…

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Fancifying Letters With Nim!

March 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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FancifiedLetters

Recently, hand lettering has re-entered the world of graphic art & design as a wildly popular and sought-after skill. How, then, can one set oneself apart from the countless thousands of specimens flooding today’s market? Or, more importantly, how can one build one’s skills to a point where both friends and enemies alike will be filled with a disturbing amount of envy?  This workshop will help participants explore new ways of approaching hand lettering and flourishing ranging from the style…

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Stephen Powers, Language Artist

March 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th St
New York, NY 10018 United States
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“I’m a visual cacophony kind of guy.” Stephen Powers has been making art his whole life and it has been his sole occupation since 1999. His work has been shown at Luggage Store, The Philadelphia ICA, The Venice and Liverpool Biennials, repeated appearances at Deitch Projects and most recently Brooklyn Museum. As a Fulbright Scholar in 2008 Powers painted a love letter to the streets of Dublin and Belfast, which in turn led to having conversations with communities and translating…

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TDC Education Series: Introduction to Robofont Workshop with Hannes Famira

March 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th St
New York, NY 10018 United States
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This workshop is suited for beginners, as well as for seasoned type designers, looking to change their main software and get into Robofont. Join this class to get on the band wagon and get a solid start with this fantastic new program. This workshop will not cover instruction to drawing type or how to write feature code. Instead we will slowly walk through Robofont and familiarize the designer with a new tool. Please bring your own laptop and make sure…

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April 2016

Positively Grotesque

April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th Street, #603
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Classic-Grotesque

Developing the Monotype Classic Grotesque™ 56 font family; Rod McDonald’s personal journey of discovery through 100 years of grotesques. Rod McDonald Since beginning his career as a lettering artist in the 1960s, Rod McDonald’s work as a designer, educator, historian and writer has encompassed virtually every aspect of the typographic arts. Despite his accomplishments as a lettering artist, however, it was twenty years before McDonald tackled his first text typeface. His first undertaking was a highly detailed and sensitive revival…

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Ostinato / DIA

April 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th Street, #603
New York, NY 10018 United States
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A lecture examining the parallel relationship between jazz music theory, composition, technique and ensemble to typography, graphic design, identity systems and a studio’s creative process. Creative Director and Jazz Pianist Mitch Paone will pull back the curtain of DIA and show how musical thinking plays a massive roll in their design process. He’ll break down how formal musical training goes hand in hand with the craft of graphic design and typography, discuss the concept of ensemble and how that relates…

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