Tony Di Spigna: Spencerian Script

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TDC Salon: March 3, 2018. “Spencerian Script” with Tony DiSpigna.

Tony Di Spigna discusses Spencerian Formal Script and demonstrates his Spencerian Script design procedure from beginning to final art execution. Tony shows samples in various stages of design development, and announces Love Letters, his book featuring over 40 years of professional and private Spencerian designs. Love Letters dives into the details and relays anecdotes of Tony’s days at the Herb Lubalin studio.

Tony Di Spigna, who was born on the island of Ischia, Italy, is a graduate of New York City Community College and Pratt Institute. He was a partner in the legendary studio of Lubalin Associates, where he worked on all aspects of visual communication and graphic design. He has achieved international recognition for his letterform and typographic designs including exclusive newly designed corporate typefaces and logos. He has won numerous awards and his work has been widely exhibited in The United States and abroad. In 2007, Tony was honored with a one man show in Italy. He currently teaches at The New York Institute of Technology and is a tenured professor at Pratt Institute, where he was given the institute-wide Distinguished Professor Award.