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Don Moyer is one of the three founders of ThoughtForm Inc., in
Pittsburgh. There, he helps clients explain topics by making messages
visible. Moyer is passionate about creating visual explanations, and
frequently uses self-initiated projects to explore visual storytelling
ideas. He received the Silver Star Alumni Award from the University of
the Arts in 2006. His “Panel Discussion” column, which uses visual
storytelling techniques to teach a business lesson, can be found every
month on the last page of Harvard Business Review. He is an
active member of both AIGA and APDF.
Moyer’s career began in Philadelphia with Murphy Levy Wurman and the
Group for Environmental Education. He worked in Toronto and New Haven in
the early 1970s and served as project manager for the Symbol Signs
project for the U.S. Department of Transportation and AIGA. In 1976,
Moyer moved to Pittsburgh to join the Westinghouse Corporate Design
Center. There, he worked with his future business partners, Reed Agnew
and Grant Smith; the three went on to found ThoughtForm Inc. in 1980.
Moyer received a BFA degree in graphic design from the Philadelphia
College of Art (now University of the Arts) and an MFA degree in graphic
design from Yale University.
Benjamin Dauer is a senior product designer at National Public Radio in
Washington, D.C. and was recently the lead product designer at
Berlin, Germany. AIGA Baltimore took a field trip to interview
Benjamin about designing in-house for NPR.
Section: Tools and Resources -
INitiative, information design, experience design, in-house design
In 1964, Saul Bass hired me as a strategic logo design planner, account
manager, and director of new business contacts. I was young, just a few
of UCLA, and I was attracted to Saul's rational approach to great
logo design in the ‘60s. Saul was captivating as he described his
reasoning why his great
designs worked: thoughtful planning first, design next. Then it all
came together which I call credibility-based logo design. This new
resulting process happened one night in Saul's office.
Is design really a business? Despite all the strategic planning and systems research, the key to design is closer to everyone's heart. Heller gets emotional about design, but don't get too excited.
Section: Inspiration -
Voice, design thinking
Sylvia Harris was recognized with a 2014 AIGA Medal for an unerring commitment to using design to improve the civic experience and for influencing a generation of designers as a teacher and mentor.
Section: Inspiration -
AIGA Medal, Womens Leadership, branding, design research, editorial design, environmental design, government, graphic design, nonprofit, user research, culture, election design, social issues, social responsibility, sustainability
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