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Devising Design Projects: From Conception to Deployment

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

A Design Incubation and TDC co-sponsored conference. The development of design projects and course plans is being conducted in increasingly complex educational environments requiring a more sophisticated set of thoughtful and negotiated responses. Educators work to devise projects that will best serve students, the discipline and the profession. Once complete they then have to decide … Read more

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Teaching Type: A Panel Conversation on Typography Education

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

Design Incubation and the Type Directors Club bring together a panel of educators to discuss innovations, challenges and best practices for teaching typography to be held at the TDC, Saturday, April 1, 2017, 2pm–5pm. This event is free, but you must register. As a mainstay of design, typography is a cornerstone of most degree programs … Read more

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Graphic Arts in the Liberal Arts—Free Panel Discussion

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

What challenges and obstacles do graphic design programs encounter today as they work to balance the multitude of critical thinking, and conceptual and technical skills needed to help students grow into thoughtful, adept and culturally aware design practitioners? How do programs housed in liberal arts institutions differ from those in art schools? We invite you to join educators in a conversation on the teaching … Read more

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Chicago Workshop: Type Design for Non-Type Designers

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

Go beyond choosing the same fonts from the type menu to creating your own typefaces and become your own type designer. 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 … Read more

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Type ThursdayNYC (July)

Posted on by Lisa Ward

It’s fontastic & boldacious & x-heighting! It’s TypeThursdayNYC! 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 … Read more

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