Forgot your username or password?
When: Thursday, October 13–Sunday, October 16Where: Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, ArizonaMedia passes: Contact Jennifer Bender, 212 710 3136
NEW YORK—October 6, 2011. What is the role of design in a rapidly shifting world? Next week hundreds of professional designers, educators and design students will gather to address this very question at the AIGA Design Conference, taking place in Phoenix from October 13–16. The theme of this year’s conference is “Pivot,” focusing on how design and designers are shifting to address changes in society, the economy and culture.
In thought-provoking sessions, a broad range of speakers will explore design’s potential. Speakers include:
Many more sessions are planned with a wide range of experts addressing the “Pivot” theme. See the full schedule online.
The AIGA Design Conference, offered every two years by AIGA, connects designers with people and ideas on the leading edge of the design profession, addressing the challenges and issues that matter most.
“Pivot is certainly an ambitious agenda, but these conversations are absolutely critical to the future of the communication design profession,” noted Richard Grefé, executive director of AIGA, the professional association for design. “Designers have the ability to change the world, but only if they fully understand the cultural, economic and societal shifts happening right now.”
For more information, to arrange interviews or to inquire about media passes, please contact Jennifer Bender by email or 212 710 3136.
AIGA is the professional association for design, a nonprofit
organization dedicated to advancing design as a professional craft,
strategic tool and vital cultural force. Founded in 1914, AIGA
today serves more than 22,000 members through 66 chapters and 200
student groups throughout the United States. AIGA stimulates
thinking about design, demonstrates the value of design and
empowers the success of designers at each stage of their careers.
Learn more at aiga.org/about.
For further information, please contact: Jennifer
AIGA | the professional association for design
Tel 212 710 3136 Fax 212 807 1799
“Pivot” to meet today’s new challenges! Join us to focus on issues you encounter daily, but rarely have time to consider thoughtfully.
Section: Events and Competitions -
New York—September 9, 2014. Today AIGA, the professional
association for design, announced the 2014 results of the “Justified:
AIGA Design Competition.” Design firms, in-house design departments,
design entrepreneurs and freelance designers submitted nearly 750 design
projects, making this the most competitive year for AIGA’s annual
design competition. After careful and considered review, the jury
recognized 19 submissions that successfully demonstrate the value of
design based on craft, methodology, execution and impact.
NEW YORK—August 5, 2014. Yathrib Ragsdale mentors minority, first generation, college bound students. Myles Thompson educates his college campus about African American art and culture. And
Kawing Ng manages a Meetup group called VolunteerNY to bring together people who share a common goal of giving back to the community. These talented and dedicated students are among 14 recipients of the 2014–2015 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships, awarded each year to art and design college students who demonstrate a commitment to social responsibility.
NEW YORK—July 1, 2014. Today five board members and a new presidents council representative join the national board of directors
for AIGA, the professional association for design, following a national
search. Ken Carbone, John Luu, Christopher Simmons, Jill Spaeth, Paul Wharton and Elysia Syriac join the national board, and Su Mathews Hale has been elected to the president-elect position.
After much discussion throughout the entire design community, the national board
approved the sale of AIGA’s building in New York City. At this pivotal point in our history, the board
adopted a revised strategic framework which articulates four strategic focuses for the organization and outlines the process and timeline for funding decisions.
Section: About AIGA -
AIGA Insight, governance, AIGA news
Antionette D. Carroll
AIGA St. Louis
Member since 2011
Aaron Koblin Doing It Yet Again with "Unnumbered Sparks"
September 8, 2014
AIGA New York
Roland N. So
Cassie E. Deogracia
Carlos Centeno, Jr
AIGA Central Pennsylvania
Lamar C. Pi
AIGA San Francisco
AIGA New York, Upstate
Ann M. Kelly
AIGA South Dakota
Lindsay K. Sullivan
AIGA West Michigan
AIGA New York
RT @AIGAconference: @BW sr. exec. editor @Tyrangiel thinks creativity should lead in solving global challenges http://t.co/Wzvn3drzW0
An hour ago
Let’s help game-changing MTA Standards Manual by Massimo Vignelli + Bob Noorda make it to the printer: http://t.co/O7yAoUcZ7o @Kickstarter
3 hours ago
Gorky Park #icecream gets it's name from Maxim Gorky, famous Russian writer, founder of Socialist… http://t.co/1PkAjRoPz0
4 hours ago
AIGA 100: A Century of Design
September 15, 2014
How to Relax in the Digital Age: 11 Ways to Get Some Balance
BREAK INTO UX with General Assembly
September 11, 2014
Mellow Mushroom Website
What every business needs