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How do you strike the balance between exuberant young artist with vision, supporting cast member, ever-ready helper, and frustrated doormat?
Section: Inspiration -
personal essay, graphic design, mentoring, students
One week after I graduated from college in Ohio, I moved to New York with my new wife Dorothy and began working as a design assistant at Vignelli Associates ...
My best advice on this subject is to just drop the notion that dues paying ever really ends. I don't think I've ever stopped paying my dues, and it's been over 20 years since I graduated from art school and got my first job in graphic design.
Just after graduating from college as a printmaker and design student, I returned to Los Angeles because of a love interest. Trying to get my bearings, I found a job at George Rice & Sons, at the time, the best commercial printer in Los Angeles.
To celebrate the AIGA Centennial in 2014, we asked AIGA Medalists, Fellows, and national and chapter presidents from across the United States to select one year and design a social, political or cultural statement.
Section: Inspiration -
Design feedback shouldn't be a painful process. In fact, if it's a painful process, I'd say someone's not doing it right. The most successful projects are usually ones with a collaborative workflow between a well-balanced team of designers, developers, project management, and of course — clients! It's essential to have a healthy feedback process, in which the client knows exactly what feedback is most helpful for the next round of revisions, and the designers and developers know how to translate and solve those problems.
I know, I know, both web teams and people who have hired web teams are out there groaning right now (we get it, and this isn't a soapbox). Everyone has had their fair share of difficult projects and poor communication, but it doesn't have to be that way. In efforts to improve the feedback process for web clients and design teams alike, I'm writing this two-part article about How to Give Good Web Design Feedback, and Turning Client Feedback Into Your Best Work.
Design for good is an important movement in the global design community, but what exactly does it mean and how can you become a part of it? How can you make an impact and still make a living? We are starting the conversation here in Seattle and want to
invite you to become a part of it.
Section: Events and Competitions
Big branding projects as told through the eyes of the client
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It's Nice That
15 uses for Newsprint
Chris Silas Neal Studio
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2010 Studio On Fire Letterpress Calendar
Studio On Fire
Visual Designer – Arizona State University
November 24, 2014
The Big One 2014
November 22, 2014
VSA Partners, Inc.