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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.
Good design has the ability to define a great product, service or cause. AIGA member Sara N.A. Suttle shares some thoughts on why skimping on design is never, ever a good idea.
Section: Why Design
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Mike Parker, a legendary typographer, type designer, and historian, died Sunday night at the age of 85. Over 50 years in a dramatically shifting landscape, he designed and shepherded the development of more than 1,100 typefaces—most notably the modernist standby Helvetica.
Section: Inspiration -
graphic design, type design, typography, In memoriam
Has this venerable protest symbol lost its significance? Patton examines how the rebellious clenched fist evolved from a charged radical image to Howard Stern’s new logo.
Section: Inspiration -
print design, critique, Voice
Ever wondered about the design process behind the Walker Art Center’s beautiful publications? Their design director shares a behind-the-scenes look at how his department conceived and executed the catalogue for “The Autoconstrucción Suites,” an exhibition by Mexican conceptual artist Abraham Cruzvillegas.
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