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.
Richard Grefé is the executive director of AIGA, the professional association for design. While guiding all of AIGA’s activities, his most significant contributions are in strategy, formulating new initiatives to enhance the competitive success of designers
and advocating the value of design to business, government and the public.
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
Young Creative Agency, a new design education organization in New Orleans, is headed to San Francisco May 26-27, 2015. There, its mission to pay at-risk high school students a fair wage to learn and practice design will compete against other finalists
in Teach For America's Social Innovation Award.
Preparations are underway for The Big One 2015! Curious about entering? Here is what you need to know to be ready.
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