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We’re on holidays until January 22nd! We’re also hiring for 2018 TDK City Hosts, learn more about the role and express your interest via the form on the Get Involved > #TDKtuesdays Info page. First meet-up of 2018 is Feb 6 – see you there!

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

On The Grid Chicago

On the Grid is a user-friendly guide curated by talented local designers who want to share exceptional places in their neighborhood with the rest of the world. On the Grid was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn.

Visit onthegrid.city/chicago

No. 177: A Beautiful Guide to Film Photography, a Look at Icelandic Design Culture, a More Innocent Spin on ‘Would You Rather’ + More

Hello, and welcome to this week’s Design Diary, a collection of five fab projects from across the world that have impressed……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

Creative Mornings / CHI

CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community.

Visit creativemornings.com/chi

Burning Questions

A free online weekly video series for creatives of all creeds who’ve lost their spark and are searching for soulfire.

Visit youtube.com/JamesVictore

Friends of Type

Friends of Type features original typographic design and lettering – fresh visual content – practically every day, by the four primary contributors. Posts are meant to log ideas, express ourselves, and inspire each other and our readers. The last week of every month we feature a guest designer, someone we admire and think will elevate our work and the site through their contribution.

Visit friendsoftype.com

AIGA Chicago

AIGA Chicago is a dynamic community of 1600+ members, including designers, communication professionals, design educators and students.

Visit chicago.aiga.org

Sagmeister & Walsh

Sagmeister & Walsh is a NYC based full service design firm that creates identities, commercials, websites, apps, films, books and objects for clients, audiences and ourselves.

Visit sagmeisterwalsh.com

The Society of Typographic Arts

The Society of Typographic Arts is Chicago’s oldest professional design organization. We are designers who promote high standards and focus on the art and craft of typography, design, and visual communication.

Visit sta-chicago.org

New Weed-focused Magazines Get the High Design Treatment

The inaugural issue of High Times features the profile of a woman, her face washed in blue ink and tipped……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

TSH.

TSH is a career resource for student designers and young creatives looking for insider insight, honest answers and solid solutions to go pro.

Visit learntsh.com

The Curious Relationship Between Herb Lubalin and Coca-Cola

In November of 1964, Fact magazine, published by the controversial editor Ralph Ginzburg, ran a scathing criticism of Coca-Cola company.……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

How Can Design Prevent Confusion Between Non-Profits and Corporations?

“Twenty years ago, I read something about competition. The word comes from the Latin, cum petere, which means, to strive……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

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