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May 2019

Type ThursdayNYC

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St Suite 603
New York, NY 10018 United States

TypeThursdayNYC is a monthly gathering of type geeks, held at Type Directors Club. We like to think of ourselves as a type superfamily: we attract local letterform lovers hailing from all disciplines and levels of expertise. Social hours bookend the centerpiece of our event, a group critique we refer to as Type Crit. What the font is Type Crit‽
 Briefly: It’s a critique. Of letterforms. No grades. Plenty of wine. Verbosely: Type Crit is a group critique of up to…

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Type Walk with Paul Shaw: From Murray Hill to the United Nations

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
TBD New York, NY United States

For Creative Week in New York Cit, Paul Shaw's tour will include such iconic New York lettering venues as the Empire State Bulding, the Chanin Building, Tudor City, and the Beaux Arts Institute of Design. But it will also look at the mundane and often overlooked examples of lettering in the city such as door handles, house numbers, and manhole covers. There will be Gothic, Art Deco, and script letters; blackletter and classical roman capitals. Paul Shaw is a designer…

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TDC Book Night 2019

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of Art and Design (MAD), 2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019 United States

Join us as we invite three of the world’s best book cover designers and art directors to come show us how it’s done. This legendary event sells out fast, so get your tickets while you can. Note: Doors open at 6:00pm - The event starts promptly at 6:30pm. Nicole Caputo is an award-winning New York graphic designer who has been specializing in book and book cover design for the past 15 years. She is the Creative Director of Counterpoint Press,…

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Type x Graphic Design: Craft and Originality

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parsons School of Design, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, Room 1202, 55 West 13 Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Join us for our second night of frank (and passionate!) conversation between graphic designers and type designers. Together we shape the typographic landscape, yet we still have so much to learn from each other. Our first conversation was about collaboration; this evening, let's talk about craftsmanship. On May 8th moderator Charles Nix and panelists Christian Schwartz, Jennifer Kinon, Ksenya Samarskaya, and Naomi Abel will catch up and examine our unique and collaborative process. The speakers will give a brief presentation…

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