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This spring Type@Cooper's public workshops offerings have some new classes in Cooper Union's Letterpress studio.
Beginning February 3rd, Nick Sherman will teach a 5 week evening course
Students will look at historical examples, analyse forms, design a some letters, and print their designs from laser cut wood type on a Vandercook press. If you love type, color and printing this will be very fun.
Beginning March 17th, Sumner Stone will teach a 5 week evening course
I just published a blog post about my awesome summer in the Type@Cooper Condensed certificate program at the Cooper Union in New York City http://www.kombinat-typefounders.com/store/news/article/cooperType_condensed_2012
"Wachovia is now Wells Fargo....Our commitment to service" what type is this?
I'm looking for typefaces similar to this engraved type in the New York Public Library.
A rare opportunity to dip your toe (and your pen) into the vast ocean that is Arabic calligraphy.
Society of Scribes in NYC is offering a 5 week course in the study of Thuluth
on March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17
9:30 am - 3:30 pm.
for more info and to enroll:
So I am currently performing an exhaustive search over the internet to find an internship calling my name in NYC. I'm a senior at the Savannah College of Art and Design and am looking for an internship over the Summer of 2011. I will do next to anything (my soul is up for bid on ebay as we speak) to further my passion for graphic design in NYC. I am very interested in web design, typography, logo design, and package design...but am willing to turn to the dark side (joke) :) advertising if I needed.
Anyone have any advice I can take and run with? Or maybe even some comments?
My portfolio: www.cargocollective.com/eew
thanks a bunch, guys!
Cooper Union's new typeface design program, organized in conjunction with the Type Directors Club was just recently announced. It is currently a certificate program offered through Cooper's continuing education department. The new website has all the info on curriculum, faculty bios, and application details:
While there have been many type design workshops and classes offered in North America before, this is the first program of its kind to take place on the continent. Having moved to New York not too long ago myself, I must say I can't think of a better city to hold such a program in – if for nothing else than to have access to such a vast pool of talented type folks living in the area.
Furthermore, Cooper Union and the Type Directors Club couldn't be much better organizations to have involved. Among other things, Cooper has made typography a priority with their Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography, and the TDC's annual typeface awards are among the most notable in the industry. Plus it goes without saying that both have long typographic histories that include some of the greats of American type, lettering, and design.
The course list and roster of people involved for the first term alone is quite impressive (not to mention surprisingly diverse), and I'm sure the second and third terms will be just as good. More information will be posted on the site as it becomes available.
I apologize for shamelessly tooting the horn of a project I'm obviously involved with, but I'm really excited about it and thought some of you might be as well. As always, I'm appreciative of any feedback – critical or otherwise – and am happy to answer any questions.