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TDC Medal 2014 Awarded to David Berlow

Last week was a week of both celebration and sadness in the type world. Sadness because Swiss type designer Hans Eduard Meier passed away peacefully aged 91 on Tuesday, July 15. More about this loss later. Celebration because American type designer David Berlow was awarded the prestigious Type Directors Club Medal of Excellence 2014 the [...]

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Gewone Letters – Gerrit’s Early Models Wins Bronze at European Design Awards 2014

One of the winners at the recent European Design Awards was Gewone Letters – Gerrit’s Early Models which won Bronze in the category Self-Initiated Projects. The lovely limited edition publication by Geen Bitter uses the equally lovely FF Dora, designed by Slávka Pauliková and released through FontFont last year.

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TDC Greek Week-end With Gerry Leonidas Next Week

Gerry Leonidas returns to the TDC to instruct a weekend-long Greek workshop, November 2-4. Since the first TDC Greek Week-end in 2007, the demand for new typefaces to cover the Greek script has grown dramatically. Pan-european character sets have become the minimum expectation for branding and corporate projects, and the migration of publishers to new [...]

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Interview With Sumner Stone For TDC’s Type Legends Series

This weekend the Type Directors Club of New York posted an interview with Sumner Stone conducted by Nick Sherman on their Vimeo account. It is the latest instalment in their Type Legends series, which also features interviews with Mike Parker, Ed Benguiat, and Erik Spiekermann. The iconic type designer recounts his career in type design, [...]

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Learn From The Masters At TDC’s Type Masters Week NYC

Type Masters Week 2012 is the second edition of TDC’s series of workshops and evening lectures, by Gail Anderson, David Berlow and Underware’s Bas Jacobs.

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Feeling Good In Motion Typography

Nina Simone’s classic song “Feeling Good” served as the basis for a motion graphics video using only black and white typography.

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TDC2 2010 – Display Type

So far we’ve had the introductory TDC2 overview post, Type Systems, Text Faces, and now it’s time for Display Type.

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TDC2 2010 – Text Faces

Judging text faces is always a tricky thing – display type can go for sheer impact, but text type needs to be inconspicuous to a certain extent.

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