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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

Fan Club Journal

Fan Club is an online journal documenting the things that enhance creative’s lives. Each episode features one person in the creative industry and 10 things that give them inspiration in their work and life. Whether it be objects/ experiences/feelings/pets/whatever - it’s totally up to the individual’s interpretation.

Visit fanclubjournal.com

AGDA VIC

Our goal is the establishment of fair and productive working relationships between graphic designers and their clients. We do this by providing designers with the tools and information to take control of their professional lives. We also work on increasing awareness of the value and importance of graphic design in business, education and culture.

Visit agda.com.au

Senior Creative Design

ABOUT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE  The Sydney Opera House is an iconic Australian institution that ……
Visit desktopmag.com.au

Jacky Winter

Named for the adorable native Australian robin, the Jacky Winter Group is an independent Australian creative agency.
Since 2007, we have represented the very best contemporary Australasian commercial artists, connecting them with a broad range of clients both locally and internationally.

Visit jackywinter.com/blog

Business of Creativity

A real-world view of 25+ years in the industry — for students and emerging designers and strategists.

Visit jimantonopoulos.com

Creative Mornings / MEL

CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee! Melbourne host Jeremy Wortsman of The Jacky Winter Group plus a small army of helpers.

Visit creativemornings.com/mel

Deadlines – the struggle

If you give me a deadline – I’ll hit that like it’s never been hit before. Thus, you’d think having a bit of breathing room and time to think through ideas would be a pleasant change. It’s not. Give me a bloody deadline! Not having a deadline puts me on the procrastination wheel of death.
Visit australianinfront.com.au

On The Grid Melbourne

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/melbourne

EP63 with Beck Feiner on The 123 of A-Z

In this episode, we spoke with Beck Feiner, Art Director, Graphic Designer and Illustrator. Beck is an illustrator as well as a high-concept Art Director, with a work history with some of the top agencies in Sydney, today Beck follows her true passion, Illustration. We spoke about award school,…
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(NY) See/Hear: Swissted Poster Exhibition

Mike Joyce’s type posters from his ongoing Swissted project are currently on view at The Type Directors Club. The project was inspired by his love for punk rock and Swiss Modernism. He has redesigned vintage punk, new wave and indie rock show flyers into hundreds of International Typographic Sty…
Visit shillingtoneducation.com

Billy Blue Blog

n 1987, Billy Blue Creative decided to open a tiny design school to train people who would eventually work in the studio. A crowd of about four was expected. Sixty-six people enrolled and there was a long waiting list.
In essence, the school was created by industry for industry and we’ve been building on that concept ever since

Visit billyblue.edu.au/blog

10 Years Since Shillington Brisbane: Janno Saft, Founder of frank wo

Originally from Estonia, Janno Saft took a leap of faith in 2016 and jumped on a flight to Melbourne, Australia. Once he discovered that design could become a serious career, he ate “1000 packs of instant noodles to save up for Shillington” and studied at our Brisbane campus. After gradu…
Visit shillingtoneducation.com

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