Yesterday we lost a great champion for design. Steve Jobs defined the dimensions of today’s design profession in a way
perhaps no single individual has ever influenced any other profession
over time (save perhaps a few religions). At once, he embodied the
intuition, audacity, determination and creativity we all aspire to; the
unwavering commitment to design that we seek in clients; a belief in
both the value of design and the emotional pull of a designed
experience; and the vision to create tools that enable us to give form
to our own imagination in ways that were inconceivable before.
No one of us can adequately acknowledge the full influence of Jobs and
his Apple on the profession. Help us by sharing with the community the
epiphanies you experienced in your relationship with Steve’s legacy.
A designer and educator reflects on the loss of Steve Jobs, and what the creative community has gained through his legacy.
Section: Inspiration -
personal essay, In memoriam, design educators, students
Clement Mok received an AIGA Medal in 2008 in recognition of his enduring and visionary work in interactive design and multidimensional branding, and for leading the profession in its progression toward experience design and design strategy.
Section: Inspiration -
AIGA Medal, branding, design thinking
Why do myths of sudden genius endure in light of true, hard-earned innovation? Danzico gets a revelation from author Scott Berkun.
Section: Why Design -
design thinking, user research, business, students
Preserving the perspectives and experiences of those individuals that have defined AIGA since its inception in 1914 is only one side of the equation that defines succession planning.
In the information era, many factors have contributed to the overwhelming presence of chartjunks, but you don’t have to be one of those. Whether you choose a graph or a table, it doesn't matter—as long as you make clarity your goal.
Section: Tools and Resources
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February 08, 2016
Planning for another 100 years
February 07, 2016