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March 2019

Type Design for Non Type Designers

March 9 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St Suite 603
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Get a crash course in designing type from Matteo Bologna, Creative Director of award-winning studio Mucca Design. This (always sold out) 6 hours workshop will introduce you to the basic skills necessary for the wild journey into the super fun world of type design. This class will teach you the basics of designing and generating a typeface with the font-design software Glyphs (Mac only). In the morning session we will learn the basics of drawing a font, generate the font,…

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Zapf Centennial Symposium at The Grolier Club

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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This special event has been organized by The Grolier Committee on Modern Fine Printing. Hermann Zapf was the first person to receive the prestigious TDC Medal in 1967. The symposium speakers include: • Dr. Robert Bringhurst, a Candian known for his work as a linguist, cultural historian, typographer and author of The Elements of Typographic Style • David Pankow, Curator Emeritus, The Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection, Rochester Institute of Technology • Ferdinand Ulrich, typographer, writer and educator,…

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Timothy Samara: The Wheel Is Still Round: Renewing Focus on the Study of Form in Graphic Design Education

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St Suite 603
New York, NY 10018 United States
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How did we become so distracted from what really matters? Provocative answers to these questions precede a prescription for effectively building students’ expertise in design’s core fluency. Timothy Samara is a New York–based graphic designer who integrates professional practice and teaching at several institutions; he is a frequent lecturer and contributor to design publications. Samara’s 11 books on design have been translated into ten languages and are used by students and practitioners around the world. He is currently developing a…

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Gloria Kundrup and Meryl Vedros: FEMINAE, Typographic Voices: of Women, by Women

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St Suite 603
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Gloria Kundrup and Meryl Vedros will present posters curated from the archives of the Center for the Study of Political Graphics -- a selection that examines issues such as choice, gender inequality, war, and violence against women. Included are works by Barbara Kruger, Sister Corita Kent, the Guerilla Girls, and others, representing the global voice of women. Gloria Kundrup is currently the Executive Director of the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography at ArtCenter College of Design, whose mission is to…

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