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Curious about what it’s like to work in-house at Facebook? Brian Singer, manager, communication design, interviews himself about life at the company.
Game designer Nicole Lazzaro explores how certain feelings create dynamic engagement, and explains how designers can tap into deeper emotional experiences using the “Four Keys to Fun” at “Head, Heart, Hand: AIGA Design Conference.”
Section: Inspiration -
While first and foremost about the creation of a new visual identity system for the University of California, this case study also reflects on the controversy that exploded around the new logo and its impact on the in-house team’s broader communications strategy.
Section: Why Design -
advertising, branding, communication design, design research, editorial design, experience design, identity design, marketing, nonprofit, print design, user research, web design, digital media, Competition, college, graduate, identity system, logos, mass communication, website, education, strategy
Is your in-house team faced with too many important projects and too little money to execute them? The head of a small but powerful in-house team at the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association shares seven tips and tricks for finding extra resources within even the most budget-conscious organizations.
Section: Tools and Resources -
editorial design, in-house design, nonprofit, in-house issues, INitiative, annual report, magazines, advice, problem solving, studio management
In this talk from “Head, Heart, Hand: AIGA Design Conference,” Steve Duenes and Matthew Ericson of The New York Times demonstrate why creating memorable images from data by design is so crucial to visualization.
Section: Inspiration -
data visualization, editorial design, interaction design, Conference , information graphics, mapping, technology
Crafting Type is an intense three-day workshop where absolute beginners learn how to design typefaces, and intermediate designers boost their skills.Throughout this week on Design Envy, each of our posts will feature an aspect that we value greatly within our studio. Today’s post speaks to process.
Presenting Sponsor: Adobe
Entering AIGA’s annual design competition just got a whole lot easier! Learn about changes to the competition structure in 2014, how to prepare your work, and what criteria the jury will use to determine who moves on to the semi-finalist round.
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To cultivate new audiences, a Portuguese theater embraced a new visual identity that infused the institution with a spirit of renewal and contemporaneity. The success of the first season’s materials opened the door for additional design work in the following season.
Section: Why Design -
book design, communication design, editorial design, graphic design, identity design, print design, typography, Competition, identity system, posters, culture, international
For an initiative in support of urban agriculture in New York City, an interdisciplinary team conducted research and compiled metrics on the movement. A publication, infographics and a website distill complex data sets and stories in a simple and visually compelling way.
Section: Why Design -
illustration, information design, book design, communication design, data visualization, design research, editorial design, graphic design, nonprofit, print design, user research, web design, Competition, Design for Good, information graphics, posters, website, culture, eco issues, partnerships, social issues, sustainability
After much deliberation and lively discourse, the AIGA board voted yesterday to proceed with negotiations to sell the AIGA national headquarters building at 164 Fifth Avenue in New York. The national board, advisory board, chapter leadership, medalists, past presidents, past board members and general membership were all part of this conversation, and the debate on the issue has been essential to our decision making process.
NEW YORK—November 15, 2013. This
week AIGA, the professional association for design, announced the 2013
results of “Justified: AIGA Design Competition.” Nearly 300 design projects were submitted to the annual competition, to
be judged on strength, concept, impact, methodology and success of
formal execution and aesthetics.
NEW YORK—November 12, 2013. AIGA’s Design Leaders Confidence Index dropped slightly in the third quarter of 2013 to settle at 95.94, down from the previous quarter’s 100.02. At the same time, design leaders are optimistic about a solid (if not growing) future.
In partnership with AIGA, Little Fury is opening the DIVINE DETAILS exhibition and shop at the AIGA National Design Center. The show aims to highlight great design and re-frame the designer as
artist, uniting customer with creator and bringing higher meaning and
artistry to the products we so often take for granted.
Celebrate a century of American design by participating in a special AIGA Centennial project that explores how design assists, connects, delights, influences, and informs. Add your favorite design examples to the site!
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RT @CreativeReview: "As to binding: simply sewn with a paper wrapper, is much to be praised." Eric Gill. More at http://t.co/aaBtzTNk7V
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MT @ibmdesign: Today’s #IBMDesign inspiration: "Now’s our time" from @SYPartners: http://t.co/Isaf1aJsOK #Gettowork
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What's it like to work at @facebook? Brian Singer (manager, communication design) interviews himself: http://t.co/cR6ye0IoAO #AIGAINitiative
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Graphic DesignerCrystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Bentonville, ArkansasDecember 10 2013
Interactive Production Artist – The Lavidge Company
December 11, 2013
Self-Promoting Your Foot in the Door
December 10, 2013
25 Days of AIGA
December 09, 2013
Supporting the future AIGA Member
Second Story Interactive Studios
AIGA New York
Mrs. Amber M. Hartje
Mrs. Julia R. Fullerton
AIGA New Mexico
Michael F. Hu
AIGA San Francisco
Member since 2009
Social Media / Marketing Team MemberOgi Eyewear
Minneapolis, MinnesotaDecember 3 2013
Holiday Gift Card Packaging
Miss the @AIGAconference this year? Have no fear! The videos are ready for your viewing pleasure: http://t.co/HDcJfEQlTj
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karisima (Karis Cady)
@PyramidComms: Pyramid designer Jack Stoller looks back at 4 days of inspiration from this year's @AIGAConference. http://t.co/bw1Azc7fbi
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