GOOGLE DESIGN NOTES: PODCAST
Mitch sat down with Liam Spradlin from Google’s Design Notes to chat about creating a jazz solo out of the creative process, using a beginner’s mindset to unlock new possibilities in design, and the difference between intuitive and analytical creativity.
We’re heading to Lima, Peru for LADFEST in March. For tickets and info head to ladfest.org. It’s a great line up. Thanks for including us!
IT’S NICE THAT: INTERVIEW
Alongside Zack Lieberman and Studio Moniker we let It’s Nice That know why we think coding and design should be one.
SAMSUNG x WE WORK
Mitch and Meg are heading to Miami with our friends and clients Alain Macklovitch (A-trak) and Dave Macklovitch (Chromeo), Mark from Rosie Lee, and Lars from Virtue/Vice.
US BY NIGHT
We’re heading to Antwerp for the Us By Night Conference. Check out the lineup and join us for some frites.
We’re giving a lecture tonight at the School for Poetic Computation about the power of computation and generative design for identity systems. It’s a real honor to be speaking alongside some of the most brilliant voices in technology and media art. For more information visit SFPC.
CREATIVE WORKSHOP: BEING TIME
We were invited to host a workshop at Uber’s annual Design Summit here in NY. Sitting down with Uber’s brand team, we demonstrated how jazz music and mindfulness foster great creative collaboration. Additionally, we discussed our kinetic approach to branding and design. Thanks for having us!
COMPUTER ARTS: INTERVIEW
Computer Arts Magazine featured an interview with us about our A-Trak In The Loop project in their April 2017 printed issue.
WELTFORMAT 16: THE MOVING POSTER
Honored to see our undulating Bespoke poster featured in the Weltformat 16 “The Moving Poster” exhibition in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Thank you BP&O for a very thoughtful review on our living identity for Primary.
SHOW & TELL NEW YORK
We recently hosted the New York version of Show & Tell. A casual meet up for designers to share their work and ideas in a supportive democratic format spearheaded by AGI Member Erich Brechbühl. It was a special evening full of incredible work and talent.
Just announced! Mitch will be featured as the keynote speaker at this years UCDA Design Education Summit.
TYPE DIRECTORS CLUB: OSTINATO
Mitch is speaking at TDC Salon this Thursday in New York! He’ll be examining the parallel relationship between jazz music theory, composition, technique and ensemble to typography, graphic design, identity systems and a studio’s creative process.
Check out Richard’s review of Le Mise, a Brooklyn based art and design advisory firm.
Thrilled to announce that we are now a part of AUFI . It’s an honor to be surrounded by so much amazing talent.
THE BRAND IDENTITY
IDENTITY OF THE YEAR
Proud to announce that The Brand Identity awarded our Life or Death project as The Best Identity of 2015!
TYPOGRAPHY: EAST MEETS WEST
ART DIRECTORS CLUB
Thanks to everyone who came out last night. We hope you enjoyed the discussion on the similarities and differences between Eastern and Western font systems.
KAIROS TYPEFACE SPECIMEN
Monotype reached out to us to create a type specimen for their new typeface, Kairos. Check it out in How Magazine.
Life or Death
We are huge fans and supporters of BP&O and Richard Baird. Thanks for featuring our recent brand launch for music public relations and management firm Life or Death.
Check out Mitch & Meg in Adweek. They are in good company with other married business partners all trying to achieve the work and life balance.
THE HEART INDEX
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY LECTURE
Mitch headed to New Orleans to discuss how jazz has influenced his design career and vice versa.
HE FOR SHE:
HeForShe mentioned in Paste Magazine. This was a such a special project for us.
HE FOR SHE:
We sat down with PSFK about explain our process behind our work for the HeForShe campaign.
HE FOR SHE:
IT’S NICE THAT
It’s Nice That, one of our favorite design resources, featured our branding for UN Women’s HeForShe campaign.
COMIC SANS FOR CANCER
Comic Sans for cancer is an exhibition of posters inspired by the 20th anniversary of Comic Sans (the font we all love to hate) with proceeds going to Cancer Research UK. Check out our poster at the Proud archivist!
SPEAK UP AFRICA:
We’re honored to announce that DIA’s logo for Speak Up Africa was selected as one of the world’s best logos in 2013 by Entrepreneur Magazine.
We were awarded a Graphis Silver for our Failure is an Illusion by Wayne Shorter jazz quote poster series.
AIGA/NY MIX PARTY
We’ll be hosting the first ever AIGA/NY Mix party at The Wooly this Wednesday night! Come join us for some live music by our very own DIA jazz band.
ADC YOUNG GUNS LECTURE
APPLE STORE SOHO
Join us this Wednesday at the Apple Store in SoHo. Mitch will be giving a lecture about his path to founding DIA.