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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.
Michael Donovan and Nancye Green are recognized as 2014 AIGA Medalists for setting new standards in the design of environments and experiences and leading the profession in the ever-expanding dimensions of communication, entrepreneurship and strategy.
Section: Inspiration -
AIGA Medal, Womens Leadership, environmental design, experience design, graphic design, service design, corporate 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.
explains the key ingredients that create a binding legal agreement
between a designer and a client, and it describes how a court might
later interpret that
contract in a lawsuit.
Section: Tools and Resources -
Sean Adams, president of AIGA’s board, looks ahead to the next 100 years of the association with a tribute to our irreplaceable volunteers, chapter leadership, national board, and staff.
Section: Inspiration -
personal essay, AIGA news
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