Tim Smith is principal and creative director of Tim Smith Design. He
has held vice-president and director roles at some of the largest design
firms in the United States, including FRCH Design Worldwide, RPA (now
Fitch), marchFIRST and LPK. He has served as president of the AIGA
Cincinnati chapter and the Columbus Society of Communicating Arts
(CSCA), as well as vice president of Art Center Dayton. He also served
on the board of directors for AIGA Cincinnati for five years and the
board of trustees for CSCA for four years—including one year as
chairman. In addition, he has served on several volunteer committees and
is currently president of the Greater Cincinnati chapter of the
Foundation Fighting Blindness.
Smith’s work has won many national, regional and local awards and has
been published in several leading design and business publications
including Graphis, I.D., Print, HOW and BusinessWeek,
and was featured as one of the “People to Watch in 1999” by Graphic
Design USA. He has served as a juror for national and regional
design competitions and has authored and contributed to articles on
Smith's clients have included Apple, BlackBerry, BMW, Charles Schwab,
Citibank, Chrysler, Disney, Franklin Covey, General Electric, Hallmark,
Harley-Davidson, IBM, Kodak, Lego, Microsoft, Polaroid, Procter &
Gamble, Target, Tiffany & Co. and Volkswagen.
Smith has taught or lectured at several colleges and universities,
including his alma mater, the Columbus College of Art & Design where
he graduated as Outstanding Senior.
Richard Saul Wurman (2004 AIGA Medalist) is a champion of making information understandable both for himself and for others, most notably as the creator and chairman of the hugely popular popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conferences, which he chaired from 1984 until 2002. He has also written, designed and published more than 81 books, each tackling a subject or idea that he personally had difficulty understanding.
Section: Inspiration -
AIGA Medal, education, social issues, students
“Why is graphic design 93% white? Removing barriers to increase opportunities in graphic design” (PDF) was originally published in the AIGA Journal in 1991 in response to the Design Conference that year.
Section: Inspiration -
Diversity and Inclusion, graphic design, culture, diversity, social issues, social responsibility
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