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Traveling Exhibition TDC63: Madrid

Posted on by Lisa Ward

July 13 – September 3, 2017. DIMAD is again hosting the annual exhibition of Type Directors Club competition winners in Communications Design (TDC63) and Type Design (TDC 2017) — The World’s Best Typography. The exhibition is open to the public free of charge from Thursday, July 13 through September 3, 2017. Gallery hours are every … Read more

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Traveling Exhibition TDC62: Jakarta

Posted on by Lisa Ward

Exhibition: August 14 – September 6, 2017. The 2017 Type Directors Club exhibition TDC62 has opened in Jakarta, as the show begins its Indonesian tour. TDC62 Indonesia is on display at IDDC (Indonesian Design Development Center). FREE ADMISSION! IDDC Gallery hours: Mon-Fri from 10AM – 5 PM CLOSED on Sat, Sun and Public Holidays – … Read more

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After-Hours Tour of “World’s Best Typography” Exhibition

Posted on by Lisa Ward

Competition chairs and TDC Board invite you to an after-hours tour of “World’s Best Typography” before it closes Aug 10. Free. No reservations needed. Show up at 41 Cooper Square at 6pm next Tuesday for a one-hour guided stroll through the world’s best by Joe Newton and Angela Voulangas. It will be fun, enlightening, and … Read more

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Mehdi Saeedi: Calligraphic Transformation

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

Mehdi Saeedi’s artistic vision is informed by the aesthetic heritage and traditions of the Middle East. Combining his experience in classical Persian calligraphy with visual cues from the art of dance, Saeedi explores the sensual nature of writing. His work—thoroughly contemporary, masterful, shimmering with visual sleights of hand—has as its basis movement, speed, space, and … Read more

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Ismar David and the First Hebrew Typeface Family

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

Ismar David was a prolific calligrapher, type designer, illustrator, architect and educator. From the 1930s until the 1990s, he lived and worked in Berlin, Jerusalem and New York and created a manifold of exquisite designs. His most important work is considered to be the David Hebrew Typeface family. It was the first of its kind … Read more

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Traveling Exhibition TDC63: Osaka

Posted on by Lisa Ward

TDC63 “The World’s Best Typography” on display September 4-14 at Osaka Paper Voice gallery. The exhibit includes the winners of the 2017 Type Directors Club Communication Design and Typeface Design competition, featuring books, posters, and media from many countries around the world. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00am to 5:00 pm

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TDC63 Traveling Exhibition: Museum Huelsman Kunst + Design, Bielefeld, Germany

Posted on by Lisa Ward

The 63rd Annual Type Directors Club typography show will be on view at Museum Huelsmann Kunst + Design in Bielefeld, Germany from September 8 through October 29. The exhibition features the winners of the annual Communications Design (TDC63) and Type Design (TDC 2017) competition — a collection that Type Directors Club calls “The World’s Best … Read more

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WORKSHOP: Letter Design & the Influence of the Pen: Calligraphy into Type and Back Again

Posted on by Carol Wahler

This course will look at the parallel worlds of type and calligraphy (hand pen lettering), how they have influenced each other over the centuries and are again today. From Gutenberg to Jenson to Aldus, 15th & 16th century early type was heavily influenced by pen lettering of the age, and over the centuries some of the best calligraphers … Read more

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