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Elizabeth Resnick is a professor in communication design at the
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, in Boston. She earned her BFA
and MFA degrees in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of
Resnick served on the board of the AIGA Boston chapter from
1989–2005, organizing numerous events. From 2003–2005 she served on the
AIGA National Design Education Steering Committee. She is the 2007
recipient of AIGA Boston’s 2007 Fellows Award.
Resnick is a passionate design curator who has organized four
comprehensive design exhibitions with faculty partners: “Russell Mills:
Within/Without” (1991) with Teresa Flavin; “Dutch Graphic Design:
1918–1945” (1994) with Alston W. Purvis; “Makoto Saito: Art of the
Poster” (1999) with Jan Kubasiewicz; and “The Graphic Imperative:
International Posters for Peace, Social Justice and the Environment
1965–2005” (2005) with Chaz Maviyane-Davies and Frank Baseman.
Her published work includes Design for Communication: Conceptual
Graphic Design Basics (John Wiley & Sons, 2003) and Graphic
Design: A Problem-Solving Approach to Visual Communication
(Prentice-Hall, 1984). She writes commentaries and event reviews on
occasion, and has interviewed many prominent designers and design
educators for publication in Eye, AIGA Journal of Graphic
Design, Graphis, Graphics International, Argentina’s TipoGrafica
and IDEA from Japan.
Besides her full-time teaching schedule, Resnick is currently
assembling material for a book project of sociopolitical assignment
briefs and conducting research for an international poster exhibition on
AIDS awareness globally.
Kenneth Carbone and Leslie Smolan are 2014 AIGA Medalists and will be honored at The AIGA Centennial Gala on Friday, April 25 in New York City.
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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.
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Executive Director Richard Grefé outlines a vision of what AIGA will look like by 2020, as the organization pursues the
recommendations and aspirations of its members.
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Learn more about the jurors’ thoughts on this 2013 “Justified” selection.
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