To commemorate AIGA’s 100th anniversary, we asked design leaders, thinkers, and practitioners to reflect on
the past, present and future of the industry in short personal essays that we’ll publish over the remainder of the year as part of our Centennial Voices
Check this space or, better yet, follow us on Twitter @AIGAdesign and on Facebook to keep up with the latest contributions and other AIGA news.
by Sean Adams
There are two roads to travel as a designer matures: one is to become bitter and resent younger desi...
by John Caserta
Information designer and educator John Caserta reflects on the past hundred years that led up to tod...
by Richard Danne
I’ve been designing for six decades, having
launched my freelance practice in Dallas in 1958. My pe...
by Elizabeth Danzico
If I met the younger version of myself, we’d take a walk—the same walk I
take every day—so I could...
by Meredith Davis
Designer and educator (and AIGA Fellow and Medalist) Meredith Davis on the growing role of trade org...
by Steff Geissbuhler
This essay is part of "Centennial Voices," a series
initiated as part of AIGA's Centennial celebra...
by Milton Glaser
“The purpose of Design is to accomplish an objective task. The purpose of
Art is to help the min...
by Steven Heller
This essay is part of "Centennial Voices," a series initiated as part
of AIGA's Centennial celebra...
by Nigel Holmes
In the relatively small world of information design, “data
visualization” is the buzzword. (“Unedit...
by Ann Willoughby
After a chance meeting with Milton Glaser grew into a mentorship that saved her career (and her life...
In 2014, AIGA turns 100! Get involved with chapter activities, attend an upcoming event, or contribute to an online archive of design history. Celebrate AIGA by celebrating design.
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Help celebrate the AIGA Centennial in 2014 by getting involved in nationwide design events throughout the year.
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Video: AIGA Medalist Michael Mabry
About this video
Michael Mabry was recognized with the AIGA Medal for expertly melding design and illustration to create a playful and sophisticated visual language that is highly intuitive and intuitively right. Learn more about his work.
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AIGA Medal, interview
From woodcut type to spinning tops: Can collecting inform your creative work?
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