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May 15 – May 21, 2015

1. MFA Interaction Design 2016 Thesis Festival
A celebration of work from interaction design graduates who declare their thesis explorations in a public forum. On stage are talks from graduated interaction designers—a collection of designers, architects, scientists, entrepreneurs, and inventors—who present work that connects ideas to the human experience. At the exhibition, prototypes are available for play and exploration.
When: Tuesday, May 17, 9:00am–4:30pm
Where: SVA Theatre, 333 W 23rd Street, NYC
Price: Free and open to the public

2. Winning and Managing Large-Scale Web Projects
A panel discussion centered around how to scope website projects, how to price, and how to manage client expectations.
When: Tuesday, May 17, 6:30pm–8:30pm
Where: Noble Desktop, 594 Broadway, NYC
Price: Free Spark members, $30 general public

3. Made to Fit—Type Design and Context with Andreu Balius and José Scaglione
How does type define identity and communicate the voice of a project? Is there a correct typeface for each job? What about custom fonts? Bespoke typefaces can be expensive and time consuming to produce. Renowned type designers Andreu Balius of Type Republic and José Scaglione of Type Together will ponder options and present their personal projects.

When: Thursday, May 19, 6:30pm–8:30pm
Where: Type Directors Club, 347 West 36th Street #603, NYC
Price: $6.27 TDC members, $16.82 students, $22.09 general public

4. Presenting Shakespeare: Much Ado About Posters
An exhibition featuring posters from around the world inspired by iconic poet and playwright William Shakespeare.
When: Ongoing through May 19
Where: ADC Gallery, 106 West 29th Street, NYC
Price: Free and open to the public

5. Sculpture, Jewelry and Wearable Art.
Explore the boundaries of function and form inspired by Nick Leonoff’s work in glass. As Leonoff discusses his process, visitors will be encouraged to use a variety of glass forms to create objects that blur the boundaries between sculpture, jewelry and wearable art.
When: Friday, May 20, 6:00pm
Where: Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle, NYC
Price: Free with museum admission

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