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HOW Design Live 2018 Boston: Where Creatives Converge, Connect

The 2018 HOW Design Live take place April 30 - May 3 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass. The event will connect nearly 4,000 professionals from every U.S. state and from dozens of countries around the world.

HOW Design Live offers up to 100 educational sessions and keynotes, representing some of the best creative minds in the world, and an exclusive opportunity to preview new tools, technologies and products in the industry's largest exhibit hall.

"HOW Design Live is a one-of-a-kind mash-up of people and ideas that leaves no one unchanged," stated Gary Lynch, vice president / group show director for HOW Design Live. "It's a career-changing, life-altering experience that prepares designers and marketing professionals to seize new opportunities."

Attendees of HOW Design Live include designers of all stripes seeking to refine their expertise, acquire and develop new skills and have a positive impact on the world through the work they create for their clients, employers or themselves. The event also attracts: creative leaders and team managers, business owners, solopreneurs, agency principals, communicators and marketing professionals.[1]


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FITC Amsterdam 2018

The 2018 FITC Amsterdam will be held February 19-20 at the Pakhuis De Zwijger. Now in its 11th year, FITC features the world's most innovative, technical and creative talks that will inspire you to pursue your dreams and create your very best work.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with like-minded individuals who have the potential to become key collaborators throughout their career. From artists and illustrators, to filmmakers and animators, plus designers from UI to VFX, FITC Amsterdam will leave you full of ideas to bring back to your personal and professional work.

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The Design of Dissent: A Conversation Between Graphic Designers Milton Glaser and Steven Heller

Milton Glaser[1], the renowned artist and designer and a 1951 graduate of The Cooper Union's School of Art, returns to his alma mater for a free, public discussion on "The Design of Dissent." Following the conversation with designer Steven Heller, there will be a book signing of the 2017 updated version of Glaser's The Design of Dissent, newly subtitled, "Greed, Nationalism, Alternative Facts and the Resistance[2]."

The event is free and open to the public. General public should reserve[3] a space.


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ICON10 The Illustration Conference

The 10th ICON Illustration Conference will take place July 11-14, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. More than 60 speakers will take to the stage over four days at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel and on the campus of the College for Creative Studies (CCS) to inform, inspire and entertain.

The first two days of the conference are devoted to the Education Symposium and workshops; the second two days of the conference consist of main stage events with speakers, panels and presentations representing a broad range of specialties from the fields of illustration and design.

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Adobe and Fontself Release Free Color Fonts

Adobe[1] has announced a collaboration with Fontself[2] to highlight the possibilities of color fonts for the creative community. Each day this week, Adobe and Fontself are celebrating #ColorFontWeek[3] by releasing free new color fonts[4] available for download via the Adobe Creative Cloud Blog. These new color fonts inspired by geometry, nature, textiles and architecture were created by five global artists from countries including Germany, Argentina, Denmark and the United States.

OpenType-SVG Color fonts is a new type technology developed by Adobe and its partners. With Color Fonts, users can now create projects in Adobe Illustrator that use fonts with characteristics like colors, transparencies and gradients, which are not available in traditional fonts.


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