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RESCHEDULED Victoria Rushton: Fixing Things for Fun and No Profit

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NEW DATE! Victoria Rushton tries to fix other people’s work for kicks. It’s the dark underside to her type design and lettering practice that she doesn’t particularly like to talk about, until now, here we are. She’ll share how these mini secret projects are interesting to her and more importantly a great time, as well … Read more

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DWIGFEST! A Celebration of Bruce Kennett’s W. A. Dwiggins: A Life in Design

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

Come help us celebrate the publication of Bruce Kennett’s W. A. Dwiggins: A Life in Design (Letterform Archive, 2017), the first comprehensive biography of this major artist ever to be published. Dwiggins (1880-1956) left a significant mark on the fields of type design, graphic design, and puppetry, but was also deeply interested in calligraphy, illustration, … Read more

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Eye Magazine—>NYC: Eye 95 Launch with R. O. Blechman and Triboro

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

Join the Type Directors Club for a special NYC launch of Eye 95, the latest issue of the acclaimed independent, international review of graphic design. Part of the team behind Eye, Editor John L. Walters and Art Director Simon Esterson, will be on hand to moderate presentations by Brooklyn design practice and creators of this years TDC … Read more

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CANCELLED – Thomas Milo: The Future of Arabic Book Production

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Given the massive number of people who use Arabic script, the industry’s indifference regarding it becomes catastrophic, despite competent contributions. Thomas Milo’s talk demonstrates a new concept that can grow into a universal solution that preserves the characteristics of any specific script in the context of global computing and Unicode. Thomas Milo is a linguist … Read more

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Rocco Piscatello: Poster Works for FIT

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

The Type Directors Club is pleased to invite everyone to the opening of Rocco Piscatello: Poster Works for FIT, the first retrospective of Piscatello’s series of posters for the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Visiting Artist Program. Rocco himself will be on hand to present and explain his signature ten qualities of powerful design. The exhibition … Read more

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Pablo Medina and the Story of Dekalb….

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The Story of Dekalb (and other tales about the Brooklyn neighborhood that inspired Pablo A. Medina’s newest font) In 2013 in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Pablo A. Medina began the four-year process of designing his latest font called Dekalb. Medina will tell the story of how the font was created by showing images of murals and signage … Read more

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Ross MacDonald: Hidden in Plain Sight—Props for Film, Television, and Theater

Posted on by Angela Voulangas

Ross MacDonald is perhaps best known as an illustrator, yet all the while he has led a secret double life designing and fabricating props for over 40 movies and television series. He has made everything from the book Bradley Cooper’s character throws out the window in Silver Linings Playbook, to the titular Book of Secrets … Read more

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Tony Di Spigna on Spencerian Script

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Tony Di Spigna discusses Spencerian Formal Script and will demonstrate his Spencerian Script design procedure from beginning to final art execution. Tony will show samples in various stages of design development—in short, he will reveal all his secrets and answer any questions attendees may have. Tony is proud to announce LOVE LETTERS, his book featuring … Read more

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Best of the old/Best of the new: Unifying The Wall Street Journal typography.

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Che Douglas, Global Head of Design at The Wall Street Journal, will discuss the recent undertaking to simplify, standardize and modernize the typography of all WSJ brand experiences. Che Douglas was born in South Australia. He is a graduate of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). Che was the Founder and Creative Director of … Read more

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A Graphic Memoir?: Debbie Millman and Paul Sahre

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Designer turned author Paul Sahre will present and then be joined by Debbie Millman and special guests John Gall, and Gabriel Levinson, to discuss Sahre’s new book Two-Dimensional Man, published by Abrams Press. They will talk about the highs and lows of committing to life as a graphic designer, the making of the book, and … Read more

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