Design Industry News: May 10–16








The Type Directors Club and Monotype Imaging will host the Type Masters Week 2012 from June 1–6. Attendees will participate in workshops with Masters like Gail Anderson, Henrik Kubel, Bas Jacobs (Underware) and David Berlow. Sign up by May 24 to receive the Early Bird/Type Directors Club member pricing.

iStockphoto has developed a new plug-in for Adobe CS 6 that that enables designers to search and directly download images within the programs without interrupting their workflow. A one-click comp replace feature automatically exchanges comp images with purchased images, perfectly resized and positioned within the working page layout or design.

Adobe has announced a series of new features for Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), including Content Viewer for iPhone, social sharing, enhanced integration with Adobe Creative Suite 6 and expanded font licensing.

Getty Images launched a newly redesigned “The Curve: Technology and Telecommunications,” a multimedia research report on visual trends shaped by the democratization of technology and the rise of social media.

Want to learn how to create awesome infographics? Join Nathan Martin and Colin Miller of the award-winning agency Deeplocal on June 4. They’ll talk about how to approach the information design process, and show some amazing work!

Neenah Paper has a new Cabinet app that bring swatchbooks to your computer’s desktop, making it easy to select, spec and sample Neenah papers.

hamilton wood type Appleton Coated has become an official sponsor of Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum, demonstrating its commitment to the enduring power of printed communication. In celebration, Hamilton Wood Type will create a series of specimen sheets highlighting classic typefaces, letterpress printing, and Utopia coated papers and Curious Collection papers.






Cooper Union’s End of Year Show (EOYS) opens May 21 in New York City. More than 300 pioneering student works will be on view across the disciplines of architecture, art and engineering.

ITW Foils is offering a free, on-hour, on-demand webinar titled  “Custom Holography Simplified: Brilliant New Possibilities for Designers, Brands and Printers.”

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