SFPC SALON
08.13.2017

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.

UNITED WORKSHOPS
08.08.2017

Next week we’re headed to Moscow! We’ll be giving a workshop in collaboration with Veronica Fuerte (Hey Studio) & Holger Jacobs (Mind Design) hosted by United Notions & The Bakery. For tickets & more info please visit unitednotions.ru/united-workshops.

CREATIVE WORKSHOP: BEING TIME
06.12.2017

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
A-TRAK
03.07.2017

Computer Arts Magazine featured an interview with us about our A-Trak In The Loop project in their April 2017 printed issue.

Adobe recently interviewed Mitch about a few of our recent projects all highlighting our studio’s obsession with blurring the line between static and moving image. Read the interview here. Enjoy!

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LIGATURE: INTERVIEW
02.21.2017

Check out our interview with Switzerland-based online design publication Ligature. By far one of our favorite contemporary design resources.

BRAND NEW: REVIEW
BESPOKE
02.03.2017

Thanks for the kind words on our Bespoke identity and custom typeface on Brand New.

BUZZFEED
02.02.2017

Buzzfeed was looking for some conceptual type. Check it out. Also an interesting read on Ketra, and Austin-based lighting startup.

BP&O: REVIEW
BESPOKE
01.21.2017

A very a thoughtful review on our Bespoke custom typeface and identity by Richard Baird at BP&O.

We caught up with the lovely folks at It’s Nice That to discuss our A-Trak In The Loop project, experimental typography, and music industry design. Check out the full interview here.

The Atlantic visited our TriBeCa office and sat down with Meg & Mitch to talk about how their relationship makes DIA unique. Check out the full interview in “The Power of Two.”

Mitch Paone, our Creative Director, shares his thoughts about how to rework the design education system in the US. Check out Behance’s 99U’s “How to Fix Design.”

Honored to see our undulating Bespoke poster featured in the Weltformat 16 “The Moving Poster” exhibition in Lucerne, Switzerland.

BP&O: REVIEW
PRIMARY
09.14.2016

Thank you BP&O for a very thoughtful review on our living identity for Primary.

SHOW & TELL NEW YORK
09.09.2016

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.

On August 2nd Mitch will sit down with world renowned type designer Ed Benguiat to talk design, type, music and life at the Art Directors Club in New York. The event should be a lot fun! For tickets and info visit the ADC website. 

PRINT PROGRAM #4: SPECIMEN
07.15.2016 – 08.12.2016

Our Creative Director, Mitch Paone, has a few of his typefaces featured in Geneva, Switzerland based  gallery Print Program for their “Specimen” exhibition. For more info visit print-program.ch

Check out our interview with The Brand Identity. We chat about a few of our recent projects and shed some light on our studio’s environment and process.

In conjunction with the Typographics Conference, we are hosting an intimate  lecture with Bruno Maag and Tom Foley from Dalton Maag. For more info and tickets visit here.

UCDA: KEYNOTE
05.23.2016

Just announced! Mitch will be featured as the keynote speaker at this years UCDA Design Education Summit.

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.

BP&O: REVIEW
LeMise
03.12.2016

Check out Richard’s review of Le Mise, a Brooklyn based art and design advisory firm.

WHY.DESIGN
02.04.2016

Mitch Paone joins the Why? Design network as an editorial contributor. Why? is an initiative spearheaded by our friends at Mucho to bring more purpose and critical thinking into the design press. Stay tuned for articles and events!

AUFI
01.04.2016

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
01.02.2016

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
10.15.2015

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.

MONOTYPE:
KAIROS TYPEFACE SPECIMEN
08.20.2015

Monotype reached out to us to create a type specimen for their new typeface, Kairos. Check it out in How Magazine.

Head over to Advertising Age to learn what Mitch thinks about music’s roll in branding. Spoiler Alert: as a musician, he believes that music needs to be treated as equal to design, art direction and writing. Read the full article here.

BP&O: REVIEW
Life or Death
07.08.2015

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.

ADWEEK FEATURE
07.23.2015

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
04.24.2015

We were asked to participate in a great project called The Heart Index, a not-for-profit design compendium, raising money and awareness for Heart Research UK. The book showcases a collection of hearts, illustrated by some of the most influential design practitioners from around the world.

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY LECTURE
04.15.2015

Mitch headed to New Orleans to discuss how jazz has influenced his design career and vice versa.

HE FOR SHE:
PASTE MAGAZINE
10.03.2014

HeForShe mentioned in Paste Magazine. This was a such a special project for us.

HE FOR SHE:
PSFK
09.26.2014

We sat down with PSFK about explain our process behind our work for the HeForShe campaign.

HE FOR SHE:
IT’S NICE THAT
09.25.2014

It’s Nice That, one of our favorite design resources, featured our branding for UN Women’s HeForShe campaign.

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:
ENTREPRENEUR MAGAZINE
03.25.2014

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.

GRAPHIS SILVER
03.03.2014

We were awarded a Graphis Silver for our Failure is an Illusion by Wayne Shorter jazz quote poster series.

AIGA/NY MIX PARTY
11.01.2013

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
08.23.13

Join us this Wednesday at the Apple Store in SoHo. Mitch will be giving a lecture about his path to founding DIA.