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Join me at Mitchell & Ness in Philadelphia, November 4, 2015RADOM_SLAM_M&N

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MLC Connect Conference 2015

RADOM_MLCCONECT July 18, 2015 This past Saturday I had the pleasure of giving the keynote presentation at Major Level Creative Connect, a conference for designers working in pro sports, hosted by the Houston Astros. Sincere thanks to them for being industry innovators and great hosts. ********

Todd on 89.3 KPCC in Los Angeles...

June 22, 2015 I was on AirTalk on KPCC in Los Angeles, talking sports logos. The discussion revolved around the Los Angeles Clippers' recent rebranding efforts. Give a listen. ********

A fun article in HOW on secondary logos in sports

May 1, 2015 Here is the link. ********

My annual "State of the Visual Baseball Union" on the ESPN Baseball Tonight podcast

April 24, 2015 …with old friend Buster Olney, including some trivia on MLB uniforms and logos that will leave you gasping for air. I jump in at around the 38:00 mark—check it out. ********

On the Detroit Tigers' Old English "D"—Michigan NPR

April 16, 2015 I'm quoted in this Michigan Radio article on the Tigers' venerable "D." Click here for link. ********

Please join me over at Sporting News

March 5, 2015 An invitation to join me at Sporting News, where I write on logos, uniforms, and branding for sports. Click here for link. ********

Insights on sports branding and design for Communication Arts

May 6, 2014 My Q&A on what it takes to design for sports with Communication ArtsClick here for link. ********

Todd talks MLB uniforms on ESPN Baseball Tonight Podcast

April 29, 2014 Another conversation with ESPN's Buster Olney about MLB uniforms and logos—starting at around 26:00. Click here for link. ********

Todd answers questions for Brandon Steiner

March 4, 2014 I answered some questions for legendary sports marketer Brandon Steiner. Click here for link. ********

"Baseball By Design" at the 2013 Baseball Winter Meetings

December 9, 2013 I gave a presentation to the Bob Freitas Business Seminar & Workshop Series— "Baseball By Design: Looking at the National Pastime Beyond the Brand"—a one hour discussion in which I explored the rich visual culture of baseball, focusing on the romance and magic of baseball logos, uniforms, and ephemera, from the 19th century right up to the present time.

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Todd on The Colin McEnroe Show—WNPR 90.5 Hartford

July 9, 2013 I joined WNPR's Colin McEnroe and UniWatch's Paul Lukas for a fun and wide-ranging discussion on sports uniforms—I jump in at around 24:00. Click here for link. ********

Todd on ESPN Baseball Tonight Podcast

May 14, 2013 A conversation with ESPN's Buster Olney about baseball uniforms, the on-field aesthetics of the 1970s, and the Red Sox—starting at around 19:10. Click here for link. ********

Todd quoted in Print Magazine

May 15, 2012 Todd was quoted in an article on the possible future use of advertising on sports uniforms. Click here for link.

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Columbus Creative Design Conference, Columbus, Georgia

April 28, 2012 Todd presented "Design for Sports" to the Columbus Creative Design Conference in Columbus, Georgia.

AAF Acadiana, Lafayette, Louisiana—Todd Radom, Design for Sports

April 20, 2012

Louisville Graphic Design Association—Todd Radom, Design for Sports

March 29, 2012 Todd discussed the dynamics of sports branding in a presentation for the Louisville Graphic Design Association.

Todd on ESPN College GameDay

October, 2011 Todd appeared on ESPN College GameDay and discussed the good, the bad, and the ugly of college football uniforms.  

SVA-The Wilde Years: Four Decades of Shaping Visual Culture

October, 2009 Todd recently served on the curatorial committee for “The Wilde Years: Four Decades of Shaping Visual Culture,” an exhibition that celebrates designers, art directors and other creative professionals who have graduated from the BFA Advertising and Graphic Design Department at the School of Visual Arts. Organized in recognition of Department Chair Richard Wilde’s 40th anniversary at the College, the show features iconic and culturally significant works by select alumni from all four decades of Wilde’s tenure.

Team Player: An Interview with Todd Radom

May, 2008 AIGA Voice interview with Steven Heller

AIGA DC—Good Design is Smart Business

February 28, 2006 Todd was a featured speaker at AIGA DC's ninth "Good Design is Smart Business" night, held at the Carnegie Institution in Washington, DC. The theme of understanding the needs of clients and passionate consumers, and excelling as a designer in a niche market was explored in depth.

AIGA Design Conference, Boston

September, 2005 Todd Radom was invited to speak at the biennial AIGA Design Conference, which was held in Boston in September 2005. The event is the largest conference of its kind in the world, and was attended by some 2,500 designers representing all disciplines of design. As one of 60 "focused presenters," Todd delivered a one-hour presentation on "Graphic Design for American Professional Sports." Todd was also included on a panel which discussed the topic of "Baseball as Design Icon," an event that took place in the .406 Club, overlooking home plate at Fenway Park.