“Graphic design is the most ubiquitous of all the arts. It
responds to needs at once personal and public, embraces concerns
both economic and ergonomic, and is informed by many disciplines,
including art and architecture, philosophy and ethics, literature
and language, science and politics and performance.
Graphic design is everywhere, touching everything we do,
everything we see, everything we buy: we see it on billboards and
in Bibles, on taxi receipts and on websites, on birth certificates
and on gift certificates, on the folded circulars inside jars of
aspirin and on the thick pages of children's chubby board
Graphic design is the boldly directional arrows on street signs
and the blurred, frenetic typography on the title sequence to
E.R. It is the bright green logo for the New York Jets and
the monochromatic front page of the Wall Street Journal.
It is hang-tags in clothing stores, postage stamps and food
packaging, fascist propaganda posters and brainless junk mail.
Graphic design is complex combinations of words and pictures,
numbers and charts, photographs and illustrations that, in order to
succeed, demands the clear thinking of a particularly thoughtful
individual who can orchestrate these elements so they all add up to
something distinctive, or useful, or playful, or surprising, or
subversive or somehow memorable.
Graphic design is a popular art and a practical art, an applied
art and an ancient art. Simply put, it is the art of visualizing
- Jessica Helfand
As part of IBM’s larger Data is a Game Changer campaign by Ogilvy, design agency HUSH was asked, for the second time, to bring this data to life at the U.S. Open.
Section: Why Design -
Competition, Justified, information design, web design, digital media
For two years, Urban Launchpad—a group of engineers, designers and change-makers, has been working in Dhaka to develop a low-cost strategy for collecting data about the local bus system. Designing Dhaka’s Bus Infostructure was the winning recipient of the
2013 Design Ignites Change | AIGA Professional Fellowship .
Section: Tools and Resources -
Design for Good, signage, social issues
opened the forum for emerging designers to tweet their burning questions to Ram Castillo, career expert,
senior designer and author of How to Get a Job as a Designer, Guaranteed. Tweet your questions about scoring a great
design job @thegiantthinker
and check back here to read his insights.
Section: Inspiration -
Design Job Series, advice, new business development
Graphic DesignerJayJoshua Inc.
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AIGASTL (AIGA Saint Louis)
2 weeks ago in #STL for @STLDesignWeek, now in #NOLA for #AIGAdesign Conference! Jam on! https://t.co/HCsmA5O4SC
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School of Visual Arts
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