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Hello New York City. With spring creepting around the corner, it is the time of the year for BFA shows!—Be sure to check out Pratt Institutes’ BFA shows in the coming weeks! In addition, be sure to check out the latest interview with the folks behind Hardhat as they share with us how they believe the design community needs to adapt for the future and they give some great advice for students and fresh grads. We will be posting holding our next #TDKtuesdays meet-up on April 4th, so be sure to stay tune for more details! In the meantime let us know what else is going on around town, we’re always looking out for cool stuff to see/do/experience!

Good reads from TDK friends

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On The Grid

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.

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Creative Mornings NYC

Everyone is creative. Everyone is welcome. We're a face-to-face breakfast event series for the global creative community. This is our New York chapter.

Visit creativemornings.com/nyc

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 NY

AIGA/NY’s mission is to demonstrate design’s impact and cultivate the future of design in NYC.

Visit aigany.org

Stepping into Berlin-based Illustrator Henning Wagenbreth’s Studio is Like Taking a Tour of His Brain

Ive never been in a studio that so clearly reveals the mind of its maker as when I visited the home office of German graphic artist Henning Wagenbreth:to navigate the corridors of hisstudio is to see the world through the illustrators eyes. The view is a seemingly chaotic vaudeville, but look a litt…
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

dwriletterpress:Making art in the age of #instagram and #trump…

dwriletterpress:Making art in the age of #instagram and #trump is definitely not normal. #letterpress #Linotype #lokta @lauren.pearlman (at DWRI Letterpress)…
Visit archiespress.tumblr.com

Sagmeister & Walsh

Sagmeister & Walsh is an NYC based design firm that creates brand identities, commercials, websites, apps, films, books and objects for clients, audiences and themselves. Read on for the best design FAQ you’ve ever seen (obviously).

Visit sagmeisterwalsh.com

Typerie

Typerie is for lovers and practicers of type.
Our online resources, tutorials and information talk to beginners and pros and are here to bring our type community together.

Visit typerie.com

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…
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What Can You Learn from Drawing with Only a Single Line?

Italian illustrator Jonathan Calugihas an unusual approach to commissioned work. He draws two points on a page and makes themconnect in any way possible,sometimes scribbling nonsense, sometimes drawing something representative, and sometimesa bit of both. His jazzy, childlike doodles are reminiscent…
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The Joy of Robert Beatty’s Pre-digital Graphic Art

With a career spanning gas station janitortohouse renovator,Kentucky-based graphic designer, artist, and musician Robert Beattyis endearingly surprised at the attention his design and illustration hasbeen receiving over the past few years. Hes possibly the only one who is, though, as even the most c…
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

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