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Hello Los Angeles Design Kids! My name is Demi and I am your new City Host. I am stoked to meet you all and for the year ahead! Our first TDK meet-up will be at the Zephyr Cafe in Pasadena. Check our Facebook page for more details. On February 7th, an event series called “Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers”, is happening at General Assembly Santa Monica. It’s free! Alright Los Angeles Kids, let’s make things happen!

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

Reviving the Mischievous, Modernist 1980s Type Publication that Challenged the Status Quo

Sidestepping the brash exterior of much of the 1980s design in the UK, one publication quietly challenged the status quo,……
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Brand New

Brand New is a division of UnderConsideration. Its sole purpose is to chronicle and provide opinions on corporate and brand identity work. We cover redesigns and new designs of well-known products, companies, and organizations. Brand New is edited and 99% written by Armin Vit.

Visit underconsideration.com

On the Grid Los Angeles

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/los-angeles

Branding Spirituality: A Look at Aligning Modern Day Design Processes With Ancient Faiths

“New year, new me”; the tiresome chatter that babbles about us like a mantra around this time of year is……
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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

AIGA Los Angeles

AIGA/LA is recognized as a civic leader for its celebration of local design, partnerships with cultural and media organizations, exceptional support of educational institutions, and a dedication to nurturing the diversity and independent spirit unique to the Los Angeles creative community.

Visit losangeles.aiga.org

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

The Lesser-told Stories of the Women Who Shaped Herman Miller

The history of Herman Miller design has always had a somewhat utopic and storybook allure for design lovers. For starters,……
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Parasto Backman on How to Embed Feminist, Post-colonial + Intersectional Perspectives into Graphic Design

If I didn’t know better, I’d lazily describe Studio Parasto Backman’s work as “playful,” or “bold,” thanks to the gloriously……
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No. 176: Designer Chain Letters, Olde English “Craeft,” the Fonts of the New Year + More

Hello, and welcome to this week’s Design Diary, a collection of five projects from across the world that have impressed us……
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TSH is a career resource for student designers and young creatives looking for insider insight, honest answers and solid solutions to go pro.

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