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New York, NY 10038
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AIGA Design Conference 2020
The 2020 AIGA Design Conference will be held November 12-14 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference, 'Building Bridges,' will explore those in creative communities building new ways of thinking, living, and creating.
Bennie F. Johnson Takes the Helm of AIGA as Executive Director
AIGA has announced Bennie F. Johnson as Executive Director of the organization, effective immediately. A proven executive leader in nonprofits with chapter-based organizational experience, Johnson joins AIGA from the Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB), where he led strategy and marketing for the…
AIGA Releases New Issue of Eye on Design Magazine
AIGA has released the sixth issue of its Eye on Design Magazine, which explores the elusive concept of idealism in its many forms.
2019 Design Census Results Released
AIGA and Google have released the results of the 2019 Design Census - a free and open-source platform for understanding the complex economic, social, and cultural factors shaping today's design practice.
Google + AIGA + Eye on Design Announce 2019 Design Census
The annual Design Census, a free and open-source platform for understanding the complex economic, social, and cultural factors shaping today's design practice, is back. For the month of April, all U.S. designers are invited to take the survey, which will gather data with the aim of creating deeper and…
Eye on Design: Worth Issue #04
The new issue of Eye on Design magazine is now out. The 'Worth' issue is filled with stories that explore the way we value design-measured in money, power, influence, and feelings.
AIGA Announces 2017's 50 Best Books and Covers
AIGA and Design Observer have announced the results of the 2017 "50 Books | 50 Covers" competition.
AIGA Names Google as Corporate Leader for Raising the Bar of Design Excellence
AIGA has recognized Google with the 2018 Corporate Leadership Award as an exemplary company modeling design's potential to delight users, inspire visionary products and services, fuel innovation, and improve our world.
Double or Nothing: New Campaign Promises to Double Number of Women in Design Leadership Roles
AIGA has launched a new campaign to ultimately double the number of women leaders in design. Spearheaded by AIGA's Women Lead Initiative and a coalition of the best and brightest from Blue State Digital, Decker Design, IBM, Lippincott, Pentagram, and Quartz, Double or Nothing intends to catalyze massive…
AIGA Announces 50 Books | 50 Covers of 2016 Competition Results
AIGA and Design Observer have announced the results of 50 Books | 50 Covers of 2016. Book designers and publishers entered nearly 700 book and cover designs from more than 23 countries.
AIGA Eye on Design Unveils New Branding
Leta Sobierajski and Wade Jeffree have unveiled the new visual identity for the inaugural AIGA Eye on Design Conference.
IBM + AIGA Partner on Design Leadership to Amplify Design's Role in the Profession
IBM and AIGA have announced a partnership to develop programs that promote how design improves the human experience, reinforcing that design is integral to the civic and business agenda.
2016 AIGA Design Conference
The 2016 AIGA Design Conference will bring the design community together in a once-in-a-lifetime, cross-disciplinary exchange of ideas about the changing shape of design.
AIGA Launches 2016 Get Out The Vote Campaign
AIGA has launched its 2016 "Get Out The Vote" campaign, which mobilizes the communication design profession in support of voter engagement.
2016 AIGA Medals to be Awarded to Ruth Ansel, Richard Grefé, Gere Kavanaugh, Sister Corita Kent, and Maira Kalman
Five design industry greats will be honored at the 2016 AIGA Awards Gala. Ruth Ansel, Richard Grefé, Gere Kavanaugh, Sister Corita Kent, and Maira Kalman will receive the 2016 AIGA Medals for their lifetime achievements and contributions to the design profession.
AIGA Celebrates 100 Years of Design with Limited Edition Collection by Moo
To commemorate the 100th year of AIGA, 100 designers from across the US were asked to select a year from 1914-2014 and design a social, political or cultural statement about that year.
Women & the Redesign of Business
AIGA's Women's Leadership Initiative is hosting a symposium and cocktail reception as part of the Gain AIGA Design and Business Conference on Wednesday, October 22 in New York.
The Best-designed Books and Book Covers of 2013
AIGA has announced the results of its 50 Books/50 Covers 2013 competition.
Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference 2014
The Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference will bring together designers and business leaders in New York City October 23-24, 2014.
Designers' Confidence in the Economy Increases
Designers' confidence in the economy increased in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index.
AIGA Celebrates 100 Years
2014 is the centennial of AIGA, marking 100 years since the organization was founded in New York City at the National Arts Club.
Design Leaders' Confidence Slips Slightly
AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index dropped slightly in the third quarter of 2013 to settle at 95.94, down from the previous quarter's 100.02.
2013 AIGA Design Conference: Head, Heart and Hand
The 2013 AIGA Design Conference, with a theme of "Head, Heart, Hand," will celebrate the best in design and explore three interrelated aspects of the profession: design strategy, social impact and craft.
AIGA Announces Board of Directors for 2013
AIGA has today announced that Sean Adams, AdamsMorioka (Los Angeles) and Drew Davies, Oxide Design Co. (Omaha), have been elected as co-presidents of the organization.
AIGA Design Leaders Confidence Index Q1 2013: Designers See Brighter Demand for Design
AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index was unchanged for the first quarter of 2013, at 101.62 compared to the previous quarter's 101.72.
AIGA and Design Ignites Change Launch New Professional Fellowship Program
In recent years, there has been a powerful shift in the creative industry. Many design and architecture professionals have turned their efforts toward self-initiated work that has the potential for positive social impact.
AIGA Design Leaders Confidence Index Q4 2012: Design Leaders Optimistic About a Growing Design Economy
Design leaders are optimistic about a growing design economy, according to the latest AIGA Design Leaders Confidence Index results.
AIGA Design Leaders Confidence Index Q3 2012: Confidence in the Design Economy Lifts Slightly
In the most recent quarter, AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index strengthened from 94.92 to 100.51.
AIGA Get Out the Vote 2012 Exhibition
AIGA's Get Out the Vote exhibition, on view at the AIGA National Design Center through November 30, 2012, features selections from its 2012 Get Out the Vote project.
AIGA Unveils 18 Case Studies to Highlight Design's Process and Impact
AIGA has unveiled eighteen case studies selected for its Justified design competition. The jury made their selection from nearly 400 entries submitted by design firms, in-house design departments, design entrepreneurs and freelance designers.
2012 AIGA Aquent Survey of Design Salaries
AIGA and Aquent released the results of the annual Survey of Design Salaries. According to the report, salaries have seen little movement. Yet there are areas of the design industry experiencing growth, and lessons to be learned from the data.
Inside Job: In-house Design Conference
Organized by AIGA Houston, Inside Job conference is aimed at helping designers successfully meet the demands of the corporate design world without losing their creative edge.
AIGA Design Leaders Confidence Index Q2 2012: Confidence in the Design Economy Slips Slightly
In the most recent quarter, AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index slipped from 104.15 to 94.92. The second quarter of 2012, with a 9 percent drop, is still in the range of the 17 most confident quarters since the index was started in 2005.
Phoenix Design Week 2012
Presented by Lost Creature and the Arizona chapter of AIGA, Phoenix Design Week exhibits an impressive roster of events and internationally respected keynote speakers to the Phoenix Convention Center from September 24 through September 30, 2012.
AIGA Adds Six National Design Leaders to its Board of Directors
This month, six designers join the national board of directors for AIGA, having been nominated following a national search and elected by a vote of AIGA's professional members.
AIGA and Aquent Partner to Provide Designers with Career Development Opportunities
AIGA and Aquent today unveiled a formal partnership that will provide designers with new professional development opportunities.
Gain: AIGA Design for Social Value Conference
Across the country and around the world, designers are teaming up with businesses, nonprofits, government leaders and community organizations to improve the human experience.
Justified: AIGA Annual Design Competition
Justified, a design competition organized by AIGA to celebrate good design and to articulate the value of effective design, is open for entries.
Design Leaders Optimistic About Business in 2012
AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index began to rise again in the most recent quarter. For the fourth quarter of 2011, the index rose from 86.63 to 100.71 - higher than all but four quarters since AIGA began monitoring confidence in April 2005.
Designers Express Declining Optimism Toward Economy, Though Still Cautiously Optimistic
AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index continued to drop in the most recent quarter. For the third quarter of 2011, the index slipped from 92.27 to 86.63-the lowest measure since the second quarter of 2009.
AIGA's New Case Study Competition Helps Demonstrate the Value of Design
How do we measure the success of design's impact? And more important, how can designers be equipped to describe the effectiveness of communication design?
365: A Showcase of Effective Design
This week, a special exhibition in New York will ask visitors to consider an important question: How can design be more than just a beautiful exterior?
AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index Continues to Slip
AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index continued to drop in the most recent quarter.
AIGA Aquent Survey of Design Salaries 2011
Compensation in the design industry has remained relatively flat, according to the most recent AIGA|Aquent Survey of Design Salaries.
Responsive Web Design: Design Once, Display Everywhere
Designing websites is getting more and more complex, from design considerations to technical and functional approaches.
Design Envy: AIGA Debuts Blog to Showcase the Best in Design
AIGA and Adobe have launched Design Envy, a daily blog featuring the best in design today as chosen by a different curator each week.
AIGA (Re)designAwards 2011
The AIGA (Re)designAwards is a distinguished design competition that showcases the importance and innovation of sustainable and socially responsible work created by design professionals, students, educators, and businesses and organizations from around the world.
AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index: Design Leaders Remain Optimistic About 2011
AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index slipped slightly in the most recent quarter, dropping from an all-time high of 105.09 to 101.42.
Audrey Arbeeny: The Value of Sonic Branding
Music and sound can greatly enhance the customer experience-strengthening emotional bonds, guiding interactions, and reinforcing brand identity.
STL Design Week
Design defines our culture and builds our businesses through powerful communication, engaging environments and breakthrough products.
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Make Your Mark: How Can Women Get Ahead in the Design Industry?
As we celebrate Women's History Month, Dexigner asked women working as senior creatives within the design industry what advice they would give to other women looking to succeed.
Theme Group Interviews Stefan Sagmeister
Theme Group has recently interviewed Stefan Sagmeister as part of its Design Icons series.
Yang Kim to Chair the 2013 AIGA National Board Nominating Committee
Yang Kim, executive creative director for Peopledesign, has been selected to chair the AIGA National Board Nominating Committee.
Royal Designers for Industry 2011
Six of the UK's best designers are to be recognised for their outstanding contribution to design and society by becoming Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) at an award ceremony held at the RSA on November 17.
Design by Nature: Using Universal Forms and Principles in Design
Design by Nature, written by designer and educator Maggie Macnab, is a practical book for designers that explores nature's physical expressions of pattern, shape, order, symmetry and other ways in which it functions with seamless efficiency and beauty.
School of Visual Arts Partners with Behance to Launch SVA Portfolios
School of Visual Arts (SVA) has partnered with Behance to launch SVA Portfolios, an exclusive online network powered by Behance where SVA alumni, faculty members and degree-seeking students can showcase their original work and connect with one another.
Art Directors Club to Host Hall of Femmes Book Series Launch Event
The Art Directors Club celebrates a new book series highlighting the contributions of women in design as part of the Hall of Femmes project with a book launch party on Tuesday, June 28 at the ADC Gallery.
Winners of the 12th Annual National Design Awards
Today, Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the winners and finalists of the 2011 National Design Awards, which recognize excellence across a variety of disciplines.
AIGA Chicago to Host 2nd Annual Design Week
The most unique design event of its kind will take place from Monday June 6 to Friday June 10 when the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) hosts its 2nd Annual Chicago Design Week.
Hispanic Professionals in the Arts: Mesa Redonda
The Division of Continuing Education at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) announced Hispanic Professionals in the Arts: Mesa Redonda, the inaugural event in a series of lectures and panel discussions featuring some of New York's most accomplished Latino creative professionals.
Frog Design Supports San Francisco Design Week
Frog Design today announced that it will support San Francisco Design Week.
Siegel+Gale Clients Rack Up 31 Awards in 2009 for Branding and Interactive Design
From best rebrand to outstanding corporate identity and interactive design, Siegel+Gale clients received 31 awards from some of the industry's most reputable branding competitions, including the 365: AIGA Annual Design Competition, E-Healthcare Leadership Awards, Graphic Design China Awards, Graphis…
SUSPECT Animates Richard Wilde's World
Thirty-five years ago, Richard Wilde launched the BFA Advertising and Graphic Design Department at the School of Visual Arts in New York.
Bunch Create Paper Stock Book for Igepa
Bunch have just designed the latest promotional stock book for Igepa, the global paper merchant.
Singapore Becomes the First Member of INDEX: Partner City Network
The Partner City Network is a newly established forum for global design hubs, who works with design to improve life.
Gail Anderson to Lecture at New York's School of Visual Arts
The Alumni Society of School of Visual Arts (SVA) welcomes Gail Anderson (BFA 1984 Graphic Design) as part of the Distinguished Alumnus Lecture Series.
4 Planet Propaganda Posters Honored by AIGA
Four posters designed by Planet Propaganda were honored by the jurors of "365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 29."