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Petrula Vrontikis has been a leading voice in the graphic design and
design education communities for more than 20 years. Her work has
appeared in more than 100 books and publications, and is part of the
permanent collection of the Library of Congress. She is the author of
the book inspiration=ideas: A Creativity Sourcebook for Graphic
Designers and is an editorial contributor to design publications and
the AIGA website.
She lectures at conferences and universities, and to professional
organizations worldwide about her work with Vrontikis Design Office
(35k.com) on subjects ranging from graphic design education to design
inspiration. In 2003 she was selected by Graphic Design: USA as
one of the “100 People to Watch.”
She has taught the senior graphic design studies course at Art Center
College of Design in Pasadena, California, since 1989, and was on the
national board of AIGA from 1999–2001. She has served on numerous local,
national and international design juries. In 2007 Vrontikis received an
AIGA Los Angeles Fellows Award, honoring her as an essential voice in
raising the understanding of design within the industry and among the
business and cultural communities of Los Angeles.
Can a hip and grungy anti-smoking ad campaign convince kids? Bernard says Truth’s cool graphics send up smoke signals.
Section: Why Design -
user research, Voice, health
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, a local design studio sought to make sense of the chaotic sequence of events. Using iconography to tell the story, here is the book they created: 102 Hours.
Section: Inspiration -
book design, communication design, Design for Good, social issues
How can graphic design in Iran draw on the rich culture and history of the country? Tootoonchi reveals a country's evolution in design thinking and education—from decoration to persuasion.
Section: Inspiration -
print design, Voice, international
If you’re embarking on a design career, a good mentor can act as an adviser, motivator, counselor and invaluable guiding force. Ram Castillo, founder of a resource site for design students and recent design graduates, outlines the tangible benefits of career mentorship and offers tips on how to find and make the right mentor-match.
Section: Tools and Resources -
job search, networking, professional development, mentoring, advice
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AIGA MAKE/THINK Conference - Title Sequences & Motion Graphics
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