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Events : TDC Typography Master Classes : Ilene Strizver : Gourmet Typography



TDC Typography Master Classes : Ilene Strizver
:: Gourmet Typography

A series of five classes offered on a weekly basis, every Wednesday evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm starting 6 October through 3 November 2004.

The Classes :

Take control of your type instead of letting it control you! The TDC is presenting a series of Type Master Classes for designers and type enthusiasts of all skill levels. The sessions will focus on learning and applying the typographic skills and aesthetics rarely taught in schools or fully understood by professionals. Learn how to “see” like you've never seen before.

Registration :

Registration is required. Space is limited.

  • Per session :: $40 members :: $60 non-members
  • Series (5 sessions) :: $160 members :: $250 non-members

Advance payment by check or credit card.

Join TDC for the member discount!

The instructor :: Ilene Strizver :

Ilene Strizver, founder of The Type Studio, is a typographic consultant, designer, writer and educator specializing in all aspect of visual communication, from the aesthetic to the technical. Ilene formerly was the Director of Typeface Development for International Typeface Corporation (ITC) where she developed more than 300 notable text and display typefaces. Her recent book, Type Rules! The Designer’s Guide to Professional Typography, has received numerous accolades from the type and design community.


6 October 2004
The 10 Worst Type Crimes (dumb quotes, double word spaces, applying fake styles, more)
13 October
Mastering Typographic Details I (rags, hyphens, en- and em dashes, hung punctuation, bullets, more)
20 October
Mastering Typographic Details II (tracking, word spacing, visual alignment, more)
27 October
Kerning Demystified
3 November
What makes a good typeface?

Typography Master Classes :

6:00–8:00 pm, Wednesdays Weekly
6 October – 3 November 2004

TDC Type Directors Club
127 West 25th Street 8th floor
New York, NY  10001

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