Calori & Vanden-Eynden to Give TDC Talk on Second Ave Subway

Second Avenue Subway Wayfinding with C&VE

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From Type Directors Club: Join renowned signage designers Chris Calori and David Vanden-Eynden as they describe their experiences designing the signage for the first four stations of the new Second Avenue subway line in New York City. Their talk includes an introduction to signage basics, a brief history of the subway and its signage, commentary on using New York City Transit graphic standards and working with engineers and architects, and various anecdotes about the project.

Signage design is an intricate, complex process that marries the graphic, architectural, and industrial design disciplines. Chris and David will show how typography with other elements are comprehensively combined to help people navigate the underground world of New York’s newest subway stations. Explore this multifaceted avenue of visual communication; there is far more to it than you would think!

October 17, 2019 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

More info and register: Type Directors Club

 

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