Flour, sugar, vanilla, oil, typography, prophecy. These are ingredients that comprise a fortune cookie.
In the continuing tradition of “Cardon Copy” and “Beautifully Banal”
THE TYPE DIRECTORS CLUB, in conjunction with Cardon Webb and Peter Mendelsund continues to commandeer and re-imagine vernacular typography, signage, and other visual languages in its new show, Posters Of Fortune.
20 Fortune cookies, with 20 distinct fortunes, will be sent to 20 internationally renowned designers.
The Type Directors Club will display then auction these signed posters, with proceeds benefiting the TDC scholarship fund. (Since 1994, the TDC has awarded scholarships to promising students of typography. The scholarship winners are all entering their final year of an undergraduate design degree, and have been chosen based on their design talent and understanding of the letterform.