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Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

WeMakePDX

We are a local, non-profit 501 C(3) that helps to foster art and design in Portland, Oregon's creative community through hands-on experiences, creative dialogue, and design-in-action initiatives. All of our events are focused on the process of making and the spirit of community.

Visit wemakepdx.com

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

AIGA Portland

AIGA Portland is an all-volunteer organization that connects local designers to the collective voice, experience, and resources of 66 AIGA chapters nationwide. Its success depends on active participation from members and sponsors.

Visit portland.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

Hand-Eye Supply

Hand-Eye Supply is a work-focused supply store for creative minds. Every item we carry and every project we do needs to meet our high standards for Utility, Story, and Design.

Visit handeyesupply.com/

On the Grid Portland

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/portland

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

How Tan & Loose Press Makes Working From Home (And As a Couple) a Success

Where Clay Hickson and Liana Jeger lurk beavering away for Tan & Loose Press isn’t your your ordinary office. In……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

Galata, the Typeface That Protests—from the Streets to the Page

Name: Galata Designer: Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer Foundry: Schriftlabor Release date: July 20, 2017 Back story: In 2013, the night before a……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

TSH.

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

How Feminist Movements Co-opt Graphic Design to Express Themselves

Originally published in The Recorder Issue 5, featuring 100+ pages on typography and graphic design. You can order The Recorder Issue……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

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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 Portland Facebook page for more details…

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#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 112,725 people.

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Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@outlet_pdx

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

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Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@nancykouta.me

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@sambunnydesign

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

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