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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.
Can designers make mobile phones tasty? Patton reviews the latest telecommunications confection.
Section: Inspiration -
advertising, branding, Voice
Read more at www.fastcodesign.com
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
What if those who can do, can't teach? FitzGerald asks if the qualifications we expect of design educators are really the best fit for design education.
Section: Tools and Resources -
Voice, teaching, education
Learn more about the jurors’ thoughts on this 2013 “Justified” selection.
Section: Why Design -
Nick Jr. IDs: Bouncing Ball, Ants, Reindeer, Owls, Counting Creatures
RT @aiganeworleans: We've started a new series! Cool Stuff Roundup: First Edition – http://t.co/ayg6HESL9s
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Logoworks by HP
Design Square is a curated directory of the graphic design industry. It's a great resource for discovering firms, type, printers & more.
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Gallagher & Associates
Kenneth Carbone and Leslie Smolan
Thinking outside the chair
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Great to see the whole creative team from @BrandExtract out at the @aigahouston @ONEFASTBUFFALO event last night. #aigaconnect
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