Interview with a prolific and wonderfully eccentric book cover designer Chip Kidd.

Lettering & Calligraphy for Type Design: The Lower Case with Sumner Stone

This fall the Type Directors Club will present two hands-on weekend workshops given by Sumner Stone. They are both called Lettering and Calligraphy for Typeface Design. The first, October 20–21, will be drawing and designing the the capital letters. The second, December 1–2 will focus on the lower case.

I really really want to go to this, but i’m too poor to go. :( i wish I had infinite moneys.

If you’re in NYC, or near NYC you should check it out.

Thursday 20th - Type Directors Club Exhibition, JWT, Knightsbridge, London. 

‘The Typographic Circle was formed in 1976 to bring together anyone with an interest in type and typography. We are a not-for-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers. We stage a variety of type and typography related events’. These events include The Type Directors Club Exhibition, The TDC 'is the leading international organization whose purpose is to support excellence in typography, both in print and on screen.’

We were chosen to help curate the Type Directors Club Exhibition for the Typographic Circle at JWT along with ten other students from the third year Graphic Design class, UCA, Epsom. For more photos of the exhibition see here.

www.typocircle.com/about/  www.tdc.org/