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Welcome to AIGA, the
professional association for design!
AIGA represents designers, connects students and professionals in a community passionate about design, teaches everyone about the value of creativity and design, and helps students learn how to navigate the ins and outs of working as a professional designer. We’re here to help you enter into a great profession with confidence and opportunities for success!
Join AIGA at any level and select “Student” as your primary attribute to get access to
these exclusive benefits, unique resources and discounts:
As a professional association, AIGA provides articles, videos, advice and resources for emerging designers worldwide:
Looking for more? Please don’t hesitate to contact us with questions about student membership or to suggest ideas for this site.
Students are also encouraged to take the initiative and start an activity locally, with a student group or with the nearest AIGA chapter. AIGA’s success is the result of many volunteer members acting on their impulses to improve the member experience!
When you join AIGA, you are joining forces with a local chapter as well as a nationwide
network. Together, we work to increase design’s influence
and expand opportunities for designers around the world.
Section: About AIGA -
AIGA student groups get students involved in the local design community, create a community of their own and help them build leadership skills.
Take advantage of the many benefits that come with being an AIGA member: savings, information, community, inspiration and more.
These resources are organized according to the three goals of the AIGA Women’s Leadership Initiative: Celebrate, Cultivate, Connect.
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Layoffs are a fact of life in the design profession. With unemployment at 7.7 percent nationally, and with firms learning to operate leaner
in order to remain competitive in a very crowded market, I've assembled a
list of warning signs that you might be laid off, and what steps you should take to achieve the most favorable outcome.
Section: Tools and Resources
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Medium.com: Cure the for the Common Internet
September 1, 2014
Talking with Ellen Lupton about Type on Screen
Posted by James Pannafino
7 days ago from
Thinking outside the chair
Alt Group Limited
William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand