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KC! Get exploring – Read about the top designers in your city via our interviews, check out the fun events that are on in the design events calendar, find new jobs available, and scroll through our #TDKpeepshow tag. Wanna get more involved? Join the team! We’re hiring in your city. Run our #TDKTuesdays events and rep your city on our website with fornightly write ups and event curation – interested? shoot us an email – hello@thedesignkids.org

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Happy Hour

Every Friday we raise a glass to celebrate some of the best new boozy bottles to hit store shelves. This week, badger-based beer, rum bottles made from discarded Cola wrappers, a treat for gentlemen, and more. Wild Island Botanical Gin, by Thirst Craft Some lovely work here from Glasgow-based agency…
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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

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

Creative Mornings / KC

The growing archive of past breakfast talks is humbling. From design legends to hometown heroes, speakers are selected by each chapter based on a global theme. CreativeMornings remains free thanks to the support of local sponsors, generous venues, and longterm partners.

Visit creativemornings.com/kc

On The Grid Kansas City

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/kansas-city

AIGA Kansas City

AIGA KC, a design community, welcomes creatives to connect to one another through our events, awards program & our partnership in Kansas City Design Week.

Visit kc.aiga.org

SSSSLAM DUNK

SSSSLAM DUNK is recorded over an hour in the wake of our basketball game and asks two important questions: How important is it to relax your mind from your work, when you’ve turned your passion into a job. And how do you navigate taking a break when you live and breath your work twenty four hours a day.

Visit radiofreebrooklyn.com/sssslam-dunk

Design Diary no. 143

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. Theres something very poignant and rather chilling abou…
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Falling Hard for Lovers, London’s Romantic Creative Agency

Theres a lot to like about Lovers, the London-based creative agency that only takes on clients its head over heels about. Creative Director Alex Ostrowski says when assessing potential work, hispolicy is, no bread and butter, only pudding. Its not always possible in life, but at Lovers, its the law.
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Made in The Middle

Made in the Middle is a place that is built by artists, designers, makers and doers in Kansas City. We feature creatives who are taking risks and making what they love to make. We hope to educate, inspire and bring awareness to the creative talents in our home, Kansas City.

Visit madeinthemiddle.com

Illustrator Laura Breiling on Why Underarm Hair Can Still be Provocative

Young moms breastfeeding in a park;women in burkas and Acne tees drinking beer in the sun; Trump watching the statue of Lincoln shoot himself in the head; adad with blue fingernails painting his sons nails red on fathers day. These are some of the most recent imagesLaura Breiling has uploaded to her…
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#TDKtuesdays is a monthly design meet-up, aimed at design students, grads, and professionals. It happens around the world on the 1st Tuesday of the month, with varying design activities (drinking beer, comparing kerning, studio tours, informal industry talks, spontaneous design excursions, magazine swaps and much more) and is organised by local design students and grads themselves. Jump over to the Kansas City facebook page for more details…

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Check out #TDKpeepshow, student/grad work from around the world! See All

#TDKpeepshow is our very own corner of the internet where we like to see what you're working on. If you are a Graphic Design student or graduate, tag us in your final projects on instagram, @thedesignkids #TDKpeepshow and we'll try and feature your work on our homepage, newsletter and socials to 106,068 people.

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Student work via #TDKpeepshow

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Student work via #TDKpeepshow

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