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Washington D.C.

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D.C.! Get exploring – Read about the top designers in your city via our interviews, check out the fun events that are on in the design events calendar, find new jobs available, and scroll through our #TDKpeepshow tag. Wanna get more involved? Join the team! We’re hiring in your city. Run our #TDKTuesdays events and rep your city on our website with fornightly write ups and event curation – interested? shoot us an email – hello@thedesignkids.org

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On The Grid Washington DC

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/washington-dc

Conceptual Type Design + Monochrome Mania from Barcelona-based Dominik Thieme

We came across the work of Dominik Thieme via a letter. Or more accurately, several letters from his brilliant Nouveau……
Visit eyeondesign.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

AIGA DC

AIGA, the professional association for design, is committed to furthering excellence in design as a broadly-defined discipline, strategic tool for business and cultural force. AIGA is the place design professionals turn to first to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical analysis and research and advance education and ethical practice.

Visit dc.aiga.org

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

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

Creative Mornings / DC

CreativeMornings is a free monthly breakfast series that features inspiring 20-minute lectures by local speakers in cities all over the world.

Visit creativemornings.com/dc

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

Get involved.

Check out #TDKtuesdays, our monthly design meet-up Attend

#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 Washington D.C. facebook page for more details…

Other Design events in Washington D.C.

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Check out #TDKpeepshow, student/grad work from around the world! See All

#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 110,705 people.

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@mr_brad_healy

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@cherryqi_design

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

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Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@tim.semple

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@scottcdesign

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

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