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The unusual strength of AIGA as a professional association is based on the engagement of its members and their eagerness to create vital communities locally, among themselves. AIGA encourages and welcomes the formation of viable local communities of AIGA members who can add local programming activities and interaction to the ethical standards, global networking and national communication about the value of design.
Establishing an AIGA chapter
is not an activity to be undertaken lightly. The strength of the
organization as a whole depends on each chapter creating and
sustaining an active, growing presence in its community. Programs,
activities and services to members at the local level are critical
to the growth of the organization nationally. To initiate a
chapter, the following steps must be taken.
This process has the potential to take several months and requires significant time and energy from the group’s leadership team. But when complete, it affects your community in highly significant and meaningful ways. If you have further questions, please contact us.
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Petition for new AIGA chapter
Performance requirements for AIGA chaptersAIGA affiliation charterHow AIGA is organizedSample AIGA bylaws
NEW YORK—February 8,
2012. AIGA is awarding Ralph Caplan, Elaine Lustig Cohen, Armin Hofmann and Robert Vogele with the highest honor of the design profession, the AIGA
Medal. Each will be presented with the award at “Bright Lights: The AIGA Awards”
on April 19 in New York.
Section: About AIGA -
Come spend an evening chatting about all things UX with Jared Spool, one of the greatest minds in the industry.
New York, NY—September 29, 2014. As the definition of
“design” continues to broaden, so too will the scope of AIGA’s biennial
design and business conference. Next month, leading
thinkers-practitioners-writers-educators will converge in New York City
at “Gain” to consider many facets of the design of business for the
New York—September 23, 2014. Next week, AIGA, the professional
association for design, opens “Dan Friedman: Radical Modernist”—a
vibrant and inspiring retrospective of a designer who pioneered New Wave
design while carving his own path from academia to corporate design,
experimental European commissions and AIDS activism in the East Village
art scene. This exhibition is organized and designed by AIGA Medalist
Chris Pullman and Laura Varrachi of LVCK Environmental Graphics with
support from Dan Friedman's brother Ken Friedman.
New York, NY—September 25, 2014. AIGA and Wacom announce the launch of “Rise & Shine,”
a new video series that goes behind the scenes of the diverse practices
of six up-and-coming communication designers. Viewers are invited to
travel across the United States with AIGA, the professional association
for design, and Wacom, the leading producer of intuitive design tools,
to visit a range of talented, emerging designers working today and find
out what fuels their creativity. The series offers a closer look at
everything from creative processes and big career breaks to the
techniques and technology they use to realize their visions.
NEW YORK—September 18, 2014. AIGA, Design Observer and Designers & Books today published results of the 2013 “50 Books/50 Covers” competition. A panel of jurors including Michael Bierut, partner at the New York design firm Pentagram; Jessica Helfand, founding editor of Design Observer; and Peter Mendelsund, associate art director of Alfred A. Knopf Books chose 50 outstanding books and 50 exceptional covers.
For Landor’s pro-bono program, Brand Aid, the design team created an entirely new visual system for Global Health Corps, a nonprofit fellowship
program with the mission to advance social justice through the health equity movement.
Section: Why Design -
Design for Good, advertising, information design, branding, graphic design, identity design, nonprofit, print design, user research, health, pro bono, social responsibility
Steve S. Cross
Member since 2014
Visual Designer – Arizona State University
November 24, 2014
The Big One 2014
November 22, 2014
Web Developer/Webmaster – Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
November 18, 2014
AWDG Presents: An Evening with Jared Spool
October 25, 2014
Designing How You Hear It: NPR’s Benjamin Dauer
October 10, 2014
Assistant Designer - Education Publications & CommunicationsHospital for Special Surgery (HSS)
New York, New YorkOctober 16 2014
"Worth" Magazine's Lush Design, by Dean Sebring
November 13, 2014
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