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Chicago

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So many amazing events happening in Chicago this week! We have Type Tectonics hosted by Dgenerator and the Chicago Design Museum on Monday night. Learn how to create an app at ‘All Things Web Tech: React Native App’ on Wednesday. Also on Wednesday, check out ‘Artisan and AIGA Chicago presents: In-house Perspectives’ for a panel discussion on in-house brand, culture, and community at Uptake! Check out the calendar for more events and stay tuned for next month’s #TDKtuesdays info!

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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

Happy Hour

Every Friday we raise a glass to celebrate some of the best new boozy bottles to hit store shelves. Today we are oddly inspired by the worldwide phenomenon that is PokmonGo. What started as a throwback to 90s nostalgia has grown into a terrifying addiction overnight. But whether youve dodged the cra…
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

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