By becoming a TDC member, you become part of a legacy that has included some of the most influential and iconic designers of their time. You’ll also join TDC members around the world in defining the future of type, with benefits that include discounted access to salons, industry conferences, workshops, and more.

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TDC Joins The One Club for Creativity

As of June 28th, 2022, TDC memberships are being processed by The One Club for Creativity. That means you’ll still get all of your great TDC membership benefits with added functionality, events, and opportunities made possible by this partnership.

To sign up for TDC Membership, please visit our checkout page on The One Club’s website here.


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Individual Membership

We offer four levels of annual individual membership for those who make, use, or love type. In addition to receiving the TDC Annual at the end of each calendar year, individual members receive a number of benefits, including formal recognition, access to Type Directors Club and The One Club for Creativity archives, and discounted entry fees and admissions to our events. Your membership fees also help support the next generation via TDC’s student scholarships.

Benefits

  • TDC Annual

    All member tiers, with the exception of Lowercase Students, receive one copy of The World’s Best Type and Typography®: The Annual of the Type Directors Club at the beginning of each calendar year.

  • Event Discounts

    Discounts on in-person and online salons, yearly exhibitions, and our regular Type Drives Culture conferences.

  • Competition Discounts

    Discounted competition entry on all TDC competitions, which can be used in combination with our regional discounts.

  • Partner Discounts

    Reciprocal benefits at more than 800 art museums in the US and Canada, as well as partner discounts on industry conferences such as TypeCon and ATypI.

  • Resources

    All members receive access to the TDC and TOCC archives, with in-person tours or class visits available by appointment.

  • Member Spotlight

    Want to share your work with the world? Let us know what you’ve been up to for a chance to be interviewed on the TDC site, or featured on our social media channels.

Professional

$200/year

This is the go-to membership for professionals who use, make, or love type. Your membership includes exclusive access to our global creative network and all of the benefits listed above.

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Educator

$150/year

This is the go-to membership for those in education who use, make, or love type. Support your students and your own development while staying connected!

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Student

$100/year

All the benefits of TDC membership, with a price break to help support you as you pursue your education. Student members that select this level will also receive the 368-page Typography Annual.

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Lowercase Student

$50/year

This is our most economical membership level for students; all of the discounts and benefits, but without the Typography Annual.

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Corporate Membership

We offer four tiers of membership to companies, agencies, and type foundries who support our mission to celebrate exemplary typography. Becoming a Corporate & Foundry Member sustains the TDC so that we are able to produce and provide meaningful events, resources, competitions, and showcases for the type community. Membership for your business comes with an array of benefits to provide your organization with recognition as a typographic advocates, as well as exclusive access to events and programs.

Benefits

  • Recognition

    All TDC Corporate & Foundry Members are recognized as such on the TDC website and in the TDC Annual. Additionally, TDC Corporate & Foundry Members are featured on introduction slides of all TDC Salons and Conferences.

  • Staff Memberships

    Each tier of Corporate & Foundry Membership comes with an allotted amount of TDC Professional Memberships to distribute to your staff. Professional Membership provides discounted tickets to our programming, discounts on competitions, free admission to over 800 museums in North America, and of course, a copy of the TDC Annual.

  • Custom Programming

    For our Semi-Bold, Bold, and Extra-Bold Members, the TDC will organize an exclusive, bespoke video session (or series for Extra-Bold members) with type celebrities for a unique opportunity to share with your staff.

  • The One Club for Creativity

    As a part of The One Club for Creativity, your TDC Corporate & Foundry Membership now provides you with more benefits than ever before. Invitations to participate in the world’s largest creative community’s portfolio reviews, mentorship and recruiting programs, speaking and editorial opportunities, jury nomination submissions for ADC and Young Ones awards and so much more!

Extra Bold

$2500/year

15 memberships
Two copies of the Typography Annual
Free admission to select events
Sponsorship of a Type Salon including company name/logo on all event materials
Company name/logo displayed in official TDC communications

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Bold

$1500/year

10 memberships
Two copies of the Typography Annual
Free admission to select events
Sponsorship of a Type Salon
Company name/logo displayed in official TDC communications

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Semi-Bold

$1000/year

5 memberships
Two copies of the Typography Annual
Free admission to select events
Sponsorship of a Type Salon

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