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By becoming a member of the Type Directors Club, you enable us to educate others about type, to celebrate the masters and up-and- coming leaders in the typographic world, and create events to unite those working in or interested in the field of type and typography.

Membership Levels

There are five different levels of membership, from Student to Corporate. The options below explain the advantages of each level of membership to help you choose the one that best suits your or your company’s needs. Join Now and receive all the advantages of membership in TDC.

The TDC membership year is from 1 January through 31 December, or 1 July through 30 June. The annual is distributed at the end of each calendar year.

Regular Membership

Those who are actively engaged in the use or design of type, as designers, production professionals or type creators.

Within a 60-mile radius of New York City $195/year

Within the USA $175/year

Outside the USA $190/year

Student Membership

Uppercase $75/year

Those who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate studies leading to a career in design or the graphic arts. This level of student membership also receives the Typography Annual. Proof of your current student status, including your student ID number, is required and must accompany this application.

Lowercase $45/year

This level of student membership offers the same benefits as Uppercase student membership, above, but does not receive the Typography Annual.

Corporate Membership

The TDC welcomes a higher level of participation from individuals, businesses, and corporations who annually support TDC’s mission.

Semi-Bold Level $1,000/year

Includes 5 memberships. All the benefits of regular membership plus:

  • A copy of the Typography Annual
  • An additional copy of the Annual for your firm’s reference library
  • Free admission to select events
  • Your firm’s name/logo displayed in our Annual and Public Relations materials
  • Sponsorship of a Type Salon

Bold Level $1,500/year

Includes 10 memberships. All the benefits of regular membership plus:

  • A copy of the Typography Annual
  • An additional copy of the Annual for your firm’s reference library
  • Free admission to select events
  • Your firm’s name/logo displayed in our Annual and Public Relations materials
  • Sponsorship of a Type Salon
  • Placement of your name/logo on our website

Extra-Bold Level $2,500/year

Includes 15 memberships. All the benefits of regular membership plus:

  • A copy of the Typography Annual
  • An additional copy of the Annual for your firm’s reference library
  • Free admission to select events
  • Sponsorship of a Type Salon including your company’s name/logo on all Salon announcements and presentations
  • Your firm’s name/logo displayed in our Annual and Public Relations materials
  • Primary placement of your name/logo on our website

 

Semi-Bold Level  Bold Level  Extra-Bold Level 
Price $1,000 $1,500 $2,500
Number of memberships 5 10 15
All the benefits of regular membership
Copies of the Typography Annual 1 2 2
Free admission to select events
Placement of your name/logo on our website
Sponsorship of a Type Salon