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AIGA will always play a role in inspiring designers and illuminating the practices of interesting and successful design professionals, educators and opinion leaders. The “AIGA Voices” series of webcasts features thoughtful and influential designers—including AIGA board members—speaking about a wide range of topics.
These sessions will offer the kind of diverse and stimulating presentations associated with AIGA conferences, with one key difference: An opportunity for participants to ask questions and chat with the presenters. Everyone is welcome to attend these sessions, which are free and open to the public.
Recorded on January 16, 2014
Recorded on October 31, 2013
Kim Baer is principal and founder of Los Angeles–based design studio KBDA.
She developed an early interest in graphic design as a way to integrate
two distinct passions: helping organizations find their voice, and
celebrating the ways smart visual solutions can make people sit up and
take notice. In 2004, Baer was named an AIGA Fellow by AIGA Los Angeles, in honor of her service and achievement. Watch this webcast.
Recorded on October 17, 2013
Recorded on September 26, 2013
designers, especially younger designers, want to make change in the
world and produce meaningful work. Meaning is an attribute like
many other design elements, with a working model that can be used in
design strategy as well as business strategy. In this webcast Nathan Shedroff, chair of the MBA in Design Strategy at California College of the Arts, discussed how to deliberately create more meaningful works of design. Watch this webcast.
Recorded on September 19, 2013
In this session, webcast attendees learned how Deanna Kuhlmann-Leavitt and her partners at Kuhlmann Leavitt, Inc.—a
multi-disciplinary St. Louis-based firm known for its work in print,
new media and the built environment—turned a 1920s building into a solar
powered, geo-thermal, rain garden adorned, responsible studio. Watch this webcast.
Recorded on May 23, 2013
Now is a critical time for designers to change their approach. By
combining head, heart and hand, we have the opportunity to make our
designs more impactful and enriching to our audiences. This is more than
just designing for good; it’s about designing with purpose.In
this webcast, Robin Tooms and Ashley Rundall of Savage Design shared how designers can
learn the principles of “Savage Thinking” and move toward more
purposeful design. Watch this webcast.
Recorded on May 16, 2013
In this webcast, Ethan Bodnar talked about interviewing, getting
your portfolio seen, internships, developing your personal brand,
questions to keep in mind, setting goals for yourself and more. At the
end of the webcast, Ethan hosted a Q+A session and shared additional
resources with attendees. Watch this webcast.
Recorded on April 18, 2013
In this webcast, director of Merck Global Creative Studios Bob
Calvano shared firsthand experience of turning a request to “hang a few pictures” into a new global service
offering that is getting the attention of the C-suite and winning
industry awards. Attendees of this webcast learned more about the importance of evoking
emotions, how to make meaningful connections through
physical and digital experiences, and how to listen
for—and pounce on—new opportunities in their design career. Watch this webcast.
Recorded on April 17, 2013
“Graphic Design: Now in Production” is a traveling exhibition on
contemporary graphic design organized by Andrew Blauvelt, chief of communications and audience engagement and curator of architecture and design at the Walker Art Center
in Minneapolis. This webcast explored how
designers are seizing control over production to realize
new creative projects, as graphic design expands from a specialized
profession into a more popular and widely deployed tool. Watch this webcast.
Recorded on March 19, 2013
her work at both Kimberly-Clark and the Campbell Soup Company, Darralyn
Rieth has led a sea change, bringing design and innovation to the
forefront of their corporate cultures. This webcast took a look at how design can drive innovation, support brands, solve business problems and drive growth within companies. Watch this webcast.
Recorded on February 28, 2013
Allan Chochinov, national AIGA board member, partner of Core77 and chair of the new MFA in Products of Design at the School of Visual Arts in New York City gave a webcast about the graduate program. Watch this webcast.
Recorded on February 19, 2013
Recorded on February 12, 2013
partner at Culture3, LLC and two-time AIGA Fellow, guided attendees
through the process of discovering the fundamental differences between
cultures. In the process, Christopher was anticipating that the webcast attendees might begin to see their own culture in ways
that may be uncomfortable. Watch this webcast.
AIGA members have opportunities to learn new skills, get advice on
pressing career questions, hear insights from industry leaders and learn
how to manage more effectively. Find out more about exclusive webinars, workshops, certificate courses and conferences.
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Learn more about AIGA’s national conferences and events, and access videos from select conferences and awards events.
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L.A. Artist David Jien
May 13, 2015
AIGA awards Steve Frykholm, John Maeda and Jennifer Morla with 2010 Medal
Taking a Vacation
July 01, 2015
Designer (Mid-level) – Von Design Company
June 24, 2015
Meet the 2015-2016 AIGA Baltimore Board!
June 04, 2015
Houston, TexasJune 24 2015
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