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June 2019

Robert Finkel and Shea Tillman: Visual Memoranda – IBM Poster Program 1969-1979

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St Suite 603
New York, NY 10018 United States

Join us for the opening night of our new exhibition, Visual Memoranda: A Selection of Posters from the IBM Poster Program 1969-1979.  Curators Robert Finkel and Shea Tillman will be there to share their research about this corporate design venture and speak about the designers whose works are on display. The decades following World War II ushered in an era of unprecedented growth for International Business Machines (IBM), as innovations in electronic data processing and the miniaturization of transistor-based electronics…

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Type ThursdayNYC

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 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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Typographics

June 10 @ 10:00 am - June 20 @ 6:00 pm
Great Hall at The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States

WHAT: The 11-day festival is a forum for presentations about graphic design, lettering, web design, publication design, book design, type design, packaging, branding, corporate identity, advertising, and motion graphics. Importantly, Typographics focus on new frontiers in-app and responsive web design. The international line-up of speakers includes emerging and established designers. The group attracts many distinguished typographers and the program is designed as a dialogue among all the participants. In the week before and the week after the main conference, Type@Cooper…

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Signal: An American Type Foundry in Dublin

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St Suite 603
New York, NY 10018 United States

In 2013, type designer Max Phillips followed his Irish wife from New York City to Dublin and found a close-knit, fast-growing, and welcoming design community. He'll talk about running a small type foundry in a new country, collaborating with Dublin designers on Dublin institutions, and learning what "Irish" means from Irish people continually answering that question for themselves.   Max Phillips is proprietor of the Dublin-based Signal Type Foundry & Drawing Office, which specializes in type design, lettering, and branding.…

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