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The next 2 weeks in Chi are jam packed with amazing events: AIGA Design Pride, Cultivating Diversity in Design & Technology, a pop-up show at Galerie F, and so much more. Make sure to check our calendar for all the latest! Always wanted to know more about OTHER Studio’s Creative Director, Eileen Tjan? Read her interview from TDK! Make sure to join The Design Kids Chicago on Facebook for the most up-to-date info!

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

Happy Hour

Every Friday we raise a glass to celebrate some of the best new boozy bottles to hit store shelves. Champlur, by Sophie Giraldeau This is a student project, so is unfortunately as-yet-unrealized, butwe are crossing our fingers that it will see the light of day. Quebec University student Sophie Giral…
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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

One More Year May be Illustrator Simon Hanselmann’s Most Disgusting Comic to Date

The most striking thing about the cover design of Simon Hanselmanns One More Yearis the shiny lenticular foil that highlights not only the title lettering, but also the tears and saliva pouring forth from the protagonists disembodied head. The book is the last in the current series of Megg and Mogg…
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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

Design Diary no. 144

As an editorial resident here at AIGA, I spend my time nosing around for interesting design-related goings on each week (so you dont have to). Follow along all day, every day on Instagram @AIGAeyeondesign, Facebook,and Twitter @AIGAeyeondesign. Hailing from Istanbul and based in New York, graphic de…
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The West Coast Design Program with a Messy Vitality

Its a week before graduation at the California Institute of the Arts, and Ive just arrived at the End of the Year shows for the Graphic Design program. I completed my MFA in design at CalArts not too long ago, and its always a surprise to see how radically the themes for the shows vary from year to…
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