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TDC Judges Night with Janine Vangool and Alice Savoie

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January 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Parsons School of Design
University Center, UL 105
63 Fifth Ave, New York

The TDC annual competition arrives at Parsons this year. It highlights the best typographic work in both communication and typeface design from studios and individuals around the world. Our judges make it happen. Spend an evening with two of our international team of judges for this year’s TDC 63/Typography 38competitions.

A limited number of complimentary tickets are available for New School students, faculty, and staff (NS ID required). Please visit to reserve your complimentary ticket.

Janine Vangool is the publisher, editor and designer of UPPERCASE, a quarterly print magazine for the creative and curious. Janine’s magazine and books celebrate the commitment to craft and the art of living creatively. Janine got her start working as a freelance graphic designer and teacher. She has been a shop owner and bookseller, gallery curator, sold a line of greeting cards wholesale, made 10,000 books by hand (with lots of help!) and has sewn her own products for retail. She has a particular fondness for typewriters, a passion that has inspired a book about their graphic history. Her debut fabric collection launched in June 2016 with Windham Fabrics. She lives in Calgary, Canada with her boardgame-designing husband and curious son.
Alice Savoie is an independent typeface designer and researcher based in Lyon, France. She studied graphic and type design in Paris, and holds an MA and a PhD from the University of Reading, UK. She collaborates with international design studios and type foundries (Monotype, Process Type Foundry, Tiro Typeworks, Our Type) and has specialized in the design of typefaces for editorial and identity purposes. Between 2008 and 2010, Alice joined Monotype as an in-house type designer, working on custom projects for international clients and contributing to the design of new typefaces for the Monotype library. She collaborated with Tiro Typeworks over the development of the Brill type family, which received a Certificate of Excellence from the TDC in 2013. In 2014 she was awarded a PhD from Reading University for her research on the design of typefaces during the phototypesetting era. She teaches type design and leads research projects at ANRT Nancy and ESAD Amiens.
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