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As federal, state and local agencies and departments look for
ways to make government more accessible, transparent and efficient,
AIGA Design for
Democracy can help them achieve their goals.
Nonprofit and nonpartisan, Design for Democracy assists
government in the development of better communications and
services-by making information, instructions, forms, websites and
service centers easy to find, understand and use. Design for
Democracy has access to specialists in information, interaction,
environmental and graphic design, as well as experts in usability,
plain language, ethnographic research and branding.
Contact Design for Democracy to request assistance for your
government agency, department or office, or to participate in our
You may also seek skilled, local designers through the AIGA Designer Directory or AIGA Design
The logo design process should provide value far beyond the delivery of a
Section: Why Design -
design educators, students
In her book Designing Across Cultures, graphic designer/writer/trainer Ronnie Lipton provides advice on creating appropriate visual images in designs to diverse ethnic groups, including U.S. Hispanics, African Americans, Asians and Europeans. Here's an excerpt from the Asian-American chapter.
Section: Tools and Resources -
A brand is, or at least should be the representation of a particular group of people and the activities in which they engage, and not the thing itself.
Section: Why Design
Learn how Second Story gave the AIGA Design Archives website a new look, improved navigation and greater functionality.
Section: Inspiration -
experience design, user research, web design, students
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External Resources (cont.)
The New York Times
The Silk Road
American Museum of Natural History