AIGA is for design professionals in communication design, including graphic design, typography, interaction design, branding and identity. They offer resources on careers, design jobs, professional development and more. There is even an AIGA Chicago Chapter.
Monotype helps the world’s leading brands define, design and express their voices through a combined type library of modern unique fonts. Get a glimpse into the future of typography with the Annual Type Trends Report.
A review of typefaces and type books, with commentary on fonts and typographic design. Type specimen catalogs are time capsules of typographic history. Explore a directory of type catalogs available online here as well.
Documents dedicated practitioners, their time-honored methods, and their appreciation for quality and craftsmanship. Sign Painters, is a history of the craft, featuring stories and photographs of more than two dozen sign painters working in cities throughout the United States.
An exhibition of typeface designs by Tré Seals, "Characters: Type and Progress" features seven Vocal Type fonts each triggered by moments in history reflecting racial, ethnic and gender inequity at The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design.
"Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Dan Friedman began his unconventional career as a graphic designer studying modern typography in Germany and Switzerland, where he mastered the san serif fonts and grids of the International or Swiss Style, and absorbed the increasingly unorthodox approach of his mentors, Armin Hofmann and Wolfgang Weingart."
Highlights industry experts across typography, creative coding, phygital media, and more—from artificial intelligence to type knitting; from augmented realities to massive interactions in the physical landscape.