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Type Directors Club 60th Annual Exhibition

Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12 - 12am

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The Type Directors Club is holding its 60th typography exhibit, TDC60,  at Cooper Union's 41 Cooper Gallery. On view are selections from some of the best uses of typography in exhibitions, newspapers, products, magazines, and posters in 2014. In  addition, the show includes work from winners of TDC's annual typeface design competition and its Best in Show Student Awards. The exhibition is free and open to the public July 17 - August 7.

Exhibition hours are Monday - Thursday, 10 AM - 5 PM daily.

Located at 41 Cooper Square on Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets.

Examples of some of the work on view:






  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.