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by Amos Klausner, Anne Jackson, Nahid Tootoonchi & Andrew Twigg
It’s rare for American audiences to have access to the wealth of graphic design that is currently be...
by Justin Ahrens
Konjo sandals are handcrafted by a group of unskilled and previously unemployed women and men in one...
by frog design
This toolkit—a downloadable booklet of activities that enables
groups of people throughout the worl...
Life In Abundance (LIA) is a nonprofit organization that works in seven countries throughout northea...
Christopher Liechty guided webcast attendees through the process of discovering the fundamental diff...
by Dave Copestakes and Gigi McGee
For these workshops, graphic design students from local colleges were paired with
children ages 8 t...
by Christopher Liechty
Drawing from more than two decades of experience working on issues related to communication and cu...
by Maloney & Fox
This nonpartisan booklet outlines twelve steps to fix communication in Congress, garnering national...
by Callie Neylan
“Breakthroughs” series moderator Callie Neylan recaps the recent Adobe|AIGA “Design Research” webi...
by Amy Gendler
The director of AIGA’s office in China reports on our relationship with the China International Desi...
AIGA and Cheskin have produced a primer introducing the crucial role that ethnography plays in desig...
Shelly Langton was named a 2007 Fellow by AIGA Seattle. AIGA Fellows are recognized for their signif...
Christopher Liechty was named a 2008 Fellow by AIGA Center for Cross-cultural Design. AIGA Fellows a...
by Holly Willis
in Mexico and now living in Los Angeles, Rebeca Méndez
thrives on the threshold of discipl...
by Jade Chang
Manila-born, San Diego-based designer Bennett Peji embraces the self-coined aphorism "form follows...
by Steven Heller
In 1944 Walter Herdeg (1986 AIGA Medalist) launched the international design magazine Graphis, whi...
by C. Ray Smith
Ivan Chermayeff and Thomas Geismar, recipients of the 1979 AIGA Medal, are recognized for the clar...
Effective design focuses clearly on the audience, the customer or the
ultimate beneficiary. The de...
by Ralph Caplan
What language are you? Ralph Caplan considers how languages—within design disciplines and among cult...
by Richard Grefe
In an expansive global design economy, diversity is not a social cause but a business imperative.
Heller grills book and typeface designer Scott-Martin Kosofsky on designing Judaic texts and the inf...
Gangs use graffiti to leave their mark, but does the writing on the wall tell another story? Heller ...
What is home? Heller examines a public art initiative uniting diverse Americans around this shared t...
by Debbie Millman & Mike Bainbridge
How do you test the effectiveness of design? Millman and Bainbridge explain how to conduct design re...
Icograda’s World Design Congress met recently in Havana, and AIGA’s Richard Grefé was there. Why sho...
by Cheryl Beckett
When research duty calls, do you head to the library or your “trusty” friend Google? Designer and ed...
by KT Meaney
In part two, Meaney presents a step-by-step visual critique of
The New Yorker.
by Patricia Cué
Patricia Cue led students from Ohio University-Athens to Mexico where they spent ten life-changing w...
What does it take to rebrand a household name like Martha Stewart? Doyle reveals his handcrafted solution.
Section: Why Design -
branding, design thinking, identity design
If instances of self-questioning about working in-house become a catalyst for self-doubt, why not redirect some of that energy toward constructive self-evaluation? We can’t count on having control over everything that affects our design careers, but we can establish focus, build accountability and develop a newfound sense of assurance about our professional trajectory in-house.
Section: Tools and Resources -
in-house design, in-house issues, life balance, networking, professional development, motivation, INitiative, advice
Ziba not only planned the 2010 IDSA annual conference—from concept and visual identity to publicity and speaker selection—but also helped to close generational gaps and return the event to relevance.
Section: Why Design -
experience design, metrics of effectiveness, Making the Case
View all case studies selected for AIGA’s annual “Making the Case” competition, which awards
honors to design case studies that demonstrate the value of design in a clear,
compelling and accessible way.
Section: Events and Competitions -
I’ve been an AIGA member since I moved to Raleigh in 2009, and in that time I have gained so much through what I have given to the chapter. As a chapter, our mission is to create a place where design thrives. What I found through my involvement with AIGA Raleigh is a place where I thrive, too.
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