AIGA celebrates its centennial year with an exquisite exhibition at Museum of Design Atlanta culled from the organization’s archives. Find out more about this historic assemblage.
HOW Design Live fan favorite and typographer extraordinaire Allan Haley reveals his most influential mentor, talks AIGA centennial and dishes on why typography is indeed art.
As part of the AIGA Centennial event exhibit in New York kicking off at AIGA on May 1, Monotype is working with London's Alan Kitching, typographer, designer and letterpress practitioner.
Explore the new MA: SVA MA Design Research, Writing & Criticism and learn about the 2014 AIGA Medal winners (the highest honor of the design profession).
The AIGA began as the old guard of a new profession and 100 years later is still going strong. This year you can help celebrate the occasion at a number of live and social media events, including Celebrate #AIGA100, Celebrate Design website and The Facing Forward exhibit.
One of my favorite small presses, Kat Ran Press has produced lovely illustrated New Year's greetings about designers' (AIGA Medalists') stamp designs, last year for example. This year, the greeting is devoted to type designers who designed currency, paper and coin.
Ladislav Sutnar's book design in America is not as well known as those designed while in Czechoslovakia. Here's a choice example.
Today marks AIGA’s centennial and to celebrate, Chapters everywhere are holding special events. Check here for the schedule and learn more information here.
If you’ve seen Sean Adams at design functions, you’ll recall a bright and friendly guy who makes grinning 1960s-era stewardesses seem positively dour by comparison. In fact, in a behind-the-scenes story about my Imprint coverage of an event last year I noted, “Throughout AIGA National’s Pivot conference, none of the on-stage staff smiled anywhere...
By Paula Scher As promised, the following are my thoughts about future AIGA competitions (shows) and a response to the 160 plus posts to my recent article on Imprint “AIGA: Unjustified”. 1. Are Design Competitions an “elitist system”? I owe my career to the AIGA. I am a beneficiary of the exposure that comes...