Exhibition of graphic design, typography opens in HCM City

An exhibition of graphic design and typography opened at the Ho Chi Minh City Exhibition Hall on November 25.

The event displays the best typographic works of the annual Type Directors Club competition  and award-winning works of the 62nd Type Directors Club Competition.

The award is considered as one of the most renowned prizes in this field. This year, over 2000 works from 49 different countries & territories were submitted to the Communication Design and Type Design competition. There were 397 winners whose works will be presented in 8 different exhibitions in the US, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Japan, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and in Vietnam.

The exhibition attracts professionals and students in the working fields of graphic design, advertisement, marketing, communication, multimedia, publishing and education and to everyone else interested in typography and design. Within the frame of the exhibition in Hanoi, Andreas Uebele, graphic designer and professor for visual communication, will direct a workshop in December.

Andreas Uebele studied architecture and urban development as well as free graphics. In 1996, he founded the office Uebele for visual communication, focusing on visual identity, company communication, fairs and exhibitions. Since 1998, he is a professor of visual communication and since 2002, he is a member of the Type Directors Club New York.

The event will run until November 29.

By Thuy Binh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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