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Chicago is for Lovers: Tony Di Spigna presents “Love Letters”

See Tony Di Spigna discuss Spencerian Formal Script and demonstrate his design procedure

May 17
  • May 17
  • 6:00 PM
  • IA Collaborative

At this event, Tony Di Spigna discusses Spencerian Formal Script and will demonstrate his Spencerian Script design procedure from beginning to final art execution.Tony will show samples in various stages of design development—in short, he will reveal all his secrets and answer any questions attendees may have. Tony is proud to announce LOVE LETTERS, his book featuring over 40 years of professional and private Spencerian designs. Love Letters dives into the details of some of these as well as relates anecdotes of Tony’s days at the Herb Lubalin studio.

Born on the island of Ischia, Italy, and a graduate of New York City Community College and Pratt Institute, Tony 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, he 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.

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