Paula Scher

Tell us a little bit about yourself – what you do and where you work I am a Pentagram Partner and design identities, environmental graphics, books, promotion and packaging for a wide range of clients.…

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Meet Abraham Lule Ascender 2019

Each of our 2019 Ascenders spoke with us about their design inspirations and work. Here is our interview with New York graphic designer Abraham Lule. What schools did you attend? The Universidad Del Valle de…

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TDC 2019 Holiday Party at Poster House

Join us for a convivial typographic evening with wine, hors d’oevres, two poster exhibitions with a curator-guided tour, and a silent auction. There may even be a nerdy typographic game (we’re still working on the…

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TDC 2019 Holiday Party

Join us for a convivial typographic evening with wine, hors d’oevres, two poster exhibitions with a curator-guided tour, and a silent auction. There may even be a nerdy typographic game (we’re still working on the…

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TDC64 Opening in Bridgeport

Everyone is invited to the opening reception for TDC’s 64th Annual Competition Exhibition, The World’s Best Typography at the University of Bridgeport. The reception is open to the public, with a short panel discussion by…

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TDC64 Exhibition at Estación Diseño in Granada, Spain

This TDC64 exhibition opens in Grenada following the exhibition’s tour to Tokyo, Seoul, Warsaw, New York, Antwerp, Ontario, Saigon, and Auckland. TDC64’s tour through Spain has included Barcelona, Sabadell, Soria,and Madrid. Read about AAD’s history…

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Sven Lindhorst-Emme

Unsurprisingly for a TDC member, your work is largely led by typography. That’s true, although I think that every graphic designer uses typography—they should just do so consciously and with applied experience. Tell us a…

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Stan Church

You came up in one of the Golden Ages for Typography, in the 70s and 80s in New York City. Nowadays, young designers have the internet to tell them who the latest hot shots are,…

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Type Drives Culture 2019: Part 12 Type Panel

Part 12 of 12 Afternoon Type Panel with Juliette Cezzar “Type: More Democratized Than Ever” Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Video recording sponsored by…

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Type Drives Culture: Part 11 Afternoon Panel

Part 11 of 12 Afternoon Panel with Gloria Kondrup: “Type: More Vital Than Ever” Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Video recording sponsored by Google…

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Type Drives Culture 2019: Part 9 Wael Morcos

Part 9 of 12 Wael Morcos: “Type: More Arab Than Ever” Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Video recording sponsored by Google Type Drives Culture…

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Type Drives Culture 2019: Part 8 Nontsikelelo Mutiti

Part 8 of 12 Nontsikelelo Mutiti: “Type: More Obscure Than Ever” Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Video recording sponsored by Google Type Drives Culture…

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Type Drives Culture 2019: Part 7 Anne Quito

Part 7 of 12 Anne Quito: “Type: More Newsworthy Than Ever” Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Video recording sponsored by Google Type Drives Culture…

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Type Design for Non-Type Designers with Matteo Bologna

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…

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Type Drives Culture 2019: Part 6 Morning Panel

Part 5 of 12 Morning Panel Moderated by Jason Pamental Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Video recording sponsored by Google Type Drives Culture is…

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The Ascenders 2019 Exhibition

Congratulations to the Ascenders 2019! Come see their work! The Type Directors Club invites everyone to view examples of the work of ten young designers named Ascenders 2019, the result of a competition that received…

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Presenting the 2019 Ascenders

The board of the Type Directors Club had the difficult task of selecting this group from 130 outstanding designers from 33 countries. The board was impressed with the quality and diversity of the entries, which…

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Type Drives Culture 2019: Part 5 Yotam Hadar

Part 5 of 12 Yotam Hadar: “Type: More Bi-Scriptual Than Ever” Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 . SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Video recording sponsored by Google Type Drives…

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Type Drives Culture 2019: Part 4 Ksenya Samarskaya

Part 4 of 12 Ksenya Samarskaya: “Type: More Questionable Than Ever” Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 . SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Video recording sponsored by Google Type Drives…

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Type Drives Culture 2019: Part 3 E Roon Kang

Part 3 of 12 E Roon Kang: “Type: More Systematic Than Ever” Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 . SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Video recording sponsored by Google Type…

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Type Drives Culture 2019: Part 2 Fiona Ross

Part 2 of 12 Fiona Ross: “Type: More Examined Than Ever” Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Videotaping courtesy of Google Type Drives Culture is…

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TDC65 Exhibition at The Cooper Union in New York City

Type Directors Club thanks The Cooper Union, Type@Cooper, and the Herb Lubalin Study Center for hosting the New York City debut of The World’s Best Typography exhibition, which features award-winning work of the club’s 65th…

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Kris Sowersby

What book are you reading at the moment? I usually have more than one book on the go. At the moment it’s The Bone People, Printers Type in the Twentieth Century, and The Design Philosophy…

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Type Drives Culture 2019: Part 1 Rich Tu

Part 1 of 12 Type Directors Club Type Drives Culture Conference 2019 SVA Theatre, New York City March 1, 2019 Videotaping courtesy of Google TYPE DRIVES CULTURE is the TDC’s annual one-day conference that reflects…

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TypeCon 2019

TypeCon is an annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA), an international organization dedicated to the promotion, study, and support of typography and related arts. The majority of the TypeCon program (see below)…

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TDC65 Exhibition at PJITK in Warsaw

Type Directors Club thanks the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology (PJITK) in Warsaw for this year’s Polish debut of The World’s Best Typography exhibition, which features award-winning work of the club’s 65th Annual Communications Design and…

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TDC65 Exhibition at Takeo in Tokyo

Type Directors Club thanks the Japan Typography Association and Takeo Paper for the Japanese debut of the World’s Best Typography exhibition, which features award-winning work of the club’s 65th Annual Communications Design and 2019 Typeface…

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Miguel Reyes: Variation on a Theme

TDC Salon: “Variation on a Theme” with Miguel Reyes Type Directors Club, New York April 11, 2019 Type designer Miguel Reyes of Commercial Type explains the ideas and process behind a new condensed display family…

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TDC65 Exhibition at ECV in Lille, France

Type Directors Club thanks the École de Communication Visuelle (ECV) Lille for the French debut of the “World’s Best Typography” exhibition, which features award-winning work of the club’s 65th Annual Communications Design and 2019 Typeface…

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TDC64 Exhibition in Madrid

Di_Mad (Asociación Diseñadores de Madrid y Fundación Diseño Madrid), Madrid’s leading organization of designers and design firms, is hosting his exhibition of award-winning work at Matadero Madrid through June 30. This exhibition is one of…

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Jan Tschichold, the TDC, and a Mystery

An exhibition currently on view in New York City celebrates the German designer and typographer Jan Tschichold and reminds us of his prominent position within design history. One gallery in the exhibition Jan Tschichold and…

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