The Type Directors Club Acknowledges Downtown Los Angeles Design Firm Ramp Creative in Prestigious TDC Annual Exhibition
Los Angeles, CA (May 21, 2008) – Los Angeles-based design studio Ramp Creative won a placement in the 2008 TDC54 Annual Exhibition held annually by the Type Directors Club in New York City for excellence in typography and typeface design. Philippe Apeloig, Dana Arnett, Ed Fella, Jessica Helfand, Noreen Morioka, Jakob Trollback and Anne Twomey were among the jury.
Selected from approximately 2,000 submissions from 33 countries, the 225 winning designs were selected as the best typographic work of 2007. Ramp Creative won a placement for the Domaine Restaurant Group logo.
Winning entries in the TDC competitions will be published in the corresponding annual, Typography 29, the Annual of the Type Directors Club, and distributed Worldwide. Designed by Philippe Apeloig, it’s the only annual devoted exclusively to typography, and presents the finest work in this field for use of type in books, magazines, corporate identities, logotypes, stationery, annual reports, video and web graphics, and posters. Winning entries will also be exhibited worldwide in the TDC traveling exhibitions, as well as at the New York opening of the TDC exhibition in Summer of 2008.
About The Type Directors Club
The Type Directors Club (TDC) is an international organization for all people who are devoted to excellence in typography, both in print and on screen. Founded in 1946, today’s TDC is involved in all contemporary areas of typography and design, and welcomes graphic designers, art directors, editors, multimedia professionals, students, entrepreneurs, and all who have an interest in type: in advertising, communications, education, marketing, and publishing.
About Ramp Creative
In the five years since its founding, Los Angeles-based design firm Ramp Creative has garnered national and international recognition for its work from such prestigious institutions such as the Communications Arts Design Annual, How Magazine International Design Annual, Blackbook’s AR100, Appleton Design Council Showcase and the Mohawk Paper Show. The firm handles design thinking for their clients through creative communications services in visual branding, corporate collateral, marketing communications, broadcast graphics, interactive design and packaging.