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September 2014

Where Do Ideas Come From?

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th Street #603, New York, NY 10018 United States
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Felipe Taborda is a graphic designer from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A graduate of Rio’s Catholic University, he studied cinema and photography at the London International Film School (England), Communication Arts at the New York Institute of Technology and Graphic Design at the School of Visual Arts (USA). He has had his own studio since 1990, working mainly in the cultural, publishing and recording areas. He also devotes himself to personal projects, such as the co-ordination and publishing of Brazil…

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Sign Painters: Special Film Screening
Directed by Faythe Levine & Samuel Macon

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th Street #603, New York, NY 10018 United States
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The Type Directors Club opens its doors for an intimate, one-night only screening in celebration of the Sign Painters film. A follow up to TDC’s 2012 “New Modernist Type” book signing, we proudly extend the invitation to view Faythe Levine and Samuel Macon’s beautiful documentary on the big screen. There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with brush and paint. But, like many skilled…

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WORKSHOP: Letter Design & the Influence of the Pen: Calligraphy into Type and Back Again

September 27 @ 8:30 am - September 28 @ 4:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 West 36th Street, Suite 603, New York, NY 10018 United States
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This course will look at the parallel worlds of type and calligraphy (hand pen lettering), how they have influenced each other over the centuries and are again today. From Gutenberg to Jenson to Aldus, 15th & 16th century early type was heavily influenced by pen lettering of the age, and over the centuries some of the best calligraphers have been involved with typeface production, from Schöffer, Arrighi, Neudørffer to Gill, Trump, Zapf, and on up to today. In this spirit, learn fundamental underlying…

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An Evening of Typographic Amity: Sumner Stone at TDC

September 29 @ 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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The Type Directors Club and Monotype invite you to an intimate evening with Sumner Stone. The event will be highlighted by an informal interview of Sumner by Allan Haley, of Monotype. Actually, more of a typographic chat between two old friends, Sumner will be queried about Magma™ II – his newest typeface design – the careful reflection and typographic passion that went into the Adobe Originals, what drives his typeface design courses at Cooper Union, and what he thinks of…

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October 2014

New Typography for the Holy Scripture

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th Street #603, New York, NY 10018 United States
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Dirk Fütterer is a communication designer with more than 20 years of experience in the US and Germany. Since 2004 he is also a professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Bielefeld, Germany, teaching typography and editorial design. Since 2009, this large project has seen the Institute for Book Design in Bielefeld/Germany engaged in designing the 73 books and letters of the Bible on the basis of a new exegetic-literary analysis and in a way that is appropriate to…

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Design and Content:
Abbott Miller in a Conversation with Alexandra Lange

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th Street #603, New York, NY 10018 United States
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Join Abbott Miller and design critic Alexandra Lange for a conversation about design inspired by the projects featured in his new book “Abbott Miller: Design and Content.” Miller and Lange will also invite a discussion with the audience, and conclude with a book signing. About Abbott Miller Abbott Miller has evolved a design practice that crosses from page to screen to exhibitions, environments and architectural signage. Embracing the role of editor, writer, and curator in many of his exhibition and…

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Art of the eBook

October 9 @ 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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What is an art eBook? A coffee-table book translated into digital form? An experiment in digital storytelling? An investigation of “bookness” through the lens of new media? Or all of these and more. eBook publishers and designers are just beginning to experiment with the potential of interactivity, audio and video, expressive typography, non-linear narrative structure; and books that eschew the standard concept of pages. Join moderator Charles Nix and panelists Tina Henderson, Derrick Schultz, and Peter Meyers as they discuss…

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The Crossroads of Should & Must

October 14 @ 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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Who hasn’t asked the question “How can I find and follow my true calling?” Elle Luna frames this moment as “standing at the crossroads of Should and Must.” “Should” is what we feel we ought to be doing, or what is expected of us. “Must” is the thing we dream of doing, our heart’s desire. And it was her own personal journey that inspired Elle to write a brief online manifesto that, in a few short months, has touched hundreds…

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The most Important Thing

October 16 @ 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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A 50/50 presentation with one half focusing on the craftsmanship of logo design and the other half focusing on the functionality of identity systems. Jennifer Kinon and Bobby C. Martin Jr. are co-founders of the branding and design agency OCD | The Original Champions of Design. Together they develop brand and identity systems for a broad range of clients including the National Basketball Association, Girl Scouts of the USA and Friends of the High Line. They have received awards from…

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Telling Stories

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club,
347 W 36th Street #603, New York, NY 10018 United States
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Kevin Shaw is the Founder and Creative Director of Stranger & Stranger. Kevin founded Stranger & Stranger in 1995, creating the world’s leading, multi-award winning drinks packaging company. Kevin was formerly Creative Director with D4, managing campaigns for Coca Cola, British Airways, Mobil and Coutts Bank. Before that Kevin spent two years with Collett Dickenson Pearce Advertising Agency as Design and Art Director working with, among others, Unilever. Stranger & Stranger is an award winning packaging design and branding consultancy,…

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