New Technology Building
16 W 61st Street
New York, NY 10023
IN 1967, after graduating from Pratt Institute, Antonio Di Spigna went to work for Bonder & Carnase Studio. In 1969, he joined Lubalin Smith & Carnase, a studio with an international reputation. His talents as a Graphic Designer, especially in the area of Typographics, were employed in all areas of visual communication (Corporate Identity / Point of Sale / Packaging / Advertising & Editorial Design / Architectural Design / Sales Promotion / Television / Film / Magazine & Book Publishing).
In 1973, he opened his own studio in New York. His designs have appeared in various trade publications, and have won numerous awards from such prestigious organizations as The Art Directors Club, American Institute of Graphic Arts, The Type Directors Club, The One Show, and The Annual Creativity Shows. His work has been exhibited in a number of shows both in the U.S. and abroad.
In 1978, he joined Herb Lubalin Associates as a Vice President and partner. In 1980, he opened his own design firm, Tony Di Spigna, Inc.
He has been a juror for professional organizations and continues to lecture.
Di Spigna has designed numerous typefaces, most notably Serif Gothic, Playgirl, Fattoni, and exclusive typefaces for WNET13 Public Television Stations, The Coca cola Company, and The Louis Dreyfus Corporation.
In 2004, selected works of his were published in Cabarga's "Logo, Font, & Lettering Bible."
He continues to be a full professor in the Graduate Design Program at Pratt institute and an Associate Professor in the Undergraduate Fine Arts Program at the New York Institute of Technology. In 1999, Antonio won "The Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award" from Pratt Institute. He also taught at the School of Visual Arts.
Mr. Di Spigna has taught the following classes at NYIT: Typography I and II / Editorial Design / Advertising Design / Graphic Design I, II and III / Book Design / Package Design I and II / Illustration / Portfolio Class.
Midge Karr, Room 201
16 W. 61st St., Room 911