TDC

TDC’s 1957 Stellar Lineup

Ask any designer (well, any designer that I have spoken to) and they agree that the TDC annuals are the best. They are also among the precious few still publishing printed books. But when TDC started giving out awards for Typographic Design Excellence in 1954 the documentation was a pamphlet. According to TDC Carol...

07/22/2014: Typography with mail

Type Directors Club awarded Niral Parekh’s “Type of Letters” project with best in show in its annual Communication Design competition. The project involved a customized mail sorter and using various envelopes, postcards and packages to create a number of typographic solutions, including the word “type,” the New York Times Magazine logo, the @ symbol...

Alex Isley Celebrates 25

Designer Alex Isley, formerly of M&Co. and SPY magazine, is celebrating his twenty-five year milestone with an exhibition of his work at the Type Directors Club titled “Working With Words.” I asked him to tell us what, during this time, “are the things that you feel are most important to your career?” He responded...

Do the Type-o-motion

[Sung to the tune “Locomotion“] Everybody’s doing a brand-new dance, now (Come on baby, do the Type-o-motion) I know you’ll get to like it if you give it a chance now (Come on baby, do the Type-o-motion) My little baby sister can do it with me It’s easier than learning your A-B-C So come...