Corporate Leadership Award

Filed Under: Inspiration , awards , AIGA Medal

The AIGA Corporate Leadership Award was established to recognize the role of perceptive and forward-thinking organizations that have been instrumental in the advancement of design by applying the highest standards, as a matter of policy.

The recipients of this award demonstrate respect for the millions whose lives they touch, a rare commitment to consistency and quality, and a model for the successful interaction between aesthetics and pragmatics.

2018 AIGA Corporate Leader

Google, recognized for exemplifying design’s potential to delight users, inspire visionary products and services, fuel innovation in every facet of its business, and improve our world


Bloomberg L.P., 2017
Method, 2010
Tiffany & Co., 2010


JetBlue, 2009
Patagonia, 2009
Design Within Reach, 2008
Harley-Davidson, 2008
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, 2007
Samsung, 2007
MTV Networks, a Viacom Company, 2006
Target Corporation, 2006
The Gillette Company, 2005
Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005


Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1999
Champion International Corporation, 1998
Nike, Inc., 1993
Sesame Street, Children's Television Workshop, 1992
MTV, 1991
Olivetti, 1991
The National Park Service, 1990


Adobe Systems, 1989
Apple, 1989
The New York Times, 1988
Walker Arts Center, 1987
Esprit, 1986
WGBH Educational Foundation, Inc., 1985
Herman Miller, Inc., 1984
Cummins Engine Company, Inc., 1983
Container Corporation of America, 1982
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981
IBM Corporation, 1980