With this award, the Type Directors Club honored Emigre’s typeface designs and publishing projects, which have influenced the graphic design profession since Emigre magazine was first published in 1984. Although the magazine ended in 2005, Emigre Fonts, the digital foundry that was started to create type for the magazine and explore type design on the Mac, continues to sell numerous type families.

Watch the video tribute shown at the presentation of the TDC Medal in the Rose Auditorium at The Cooper Union in New York City in July 2016.