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Hey NYC! Happy pride month and I hope that all of you have been out and about getting your summer vibes on. This weekend, on June 24th, the amazing Wayne Thompson will be hosting his hand lettering workshop—be sure to check it out, it will be rad! On the calaendar this week, we also have multiple field trips hosted by AIGA, including a trip to the Pencil Factory and the international design firm, Gensler. When you get a chance, also be sure to check out the interview with Jonathan Lawrence, Senior Designer at Jones Knowles Ritchie.

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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.

Visit onthegrid.city

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

Visit aigany.org

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

Exchange Merges Historical Strategies to Find Its Own Voice

Name: Exchange  Designer: Tobias Frere-Jones Foundry: Frere-Jones Type Release Date: June 20, 2017 Back Story: Exchange was originally designed as a new text face……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org


At Good Fucking Design Advice, we have no idea what we’re fucking doing. We never have, and, if things go right, we never will. We exist to make you feel good about doing the same.

Visit GFDA.com


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/articles

Be There or Miss it: The Live Magazine that Only Exists for One Day

Pop-Up Magazine challenges the idea of what a magazine can be, by doing its storytelling on the stage. Journalists perform their stories,……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

Things That Make You Sick: Graphic Design and the Power of Healthcare Protest

A hugely powerful poster presents a sick, forlorn man in pyjamas, staring listlessly from his hospital bed. Slicing the image……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

Are We in Danger of Design Conferences Becoming Too Inspiring?

This is the second in a series of satirical pieces in which we invite our contributors to—lovingly, respectfully, but absolutely……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

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