Candice López

Now You Know Y (the Conference), Part 4

. This is our fourth and final conference report. This time, Y’s achievements and legacies within and beyond San Diego’s design community are considered. Be sure to look back to posts one, two, and three. And note that Y16 is in just one week. . Adam Rowe: President, erowe design and “utility bills payer”...

You Don’t Know Y (the Conference), Part 3

. In this, the third of four installments, the Y team reflects on memorable people and moments over the past 15 years. Here are parts one, two, and four. And here’s info about next week’s Y16, at the University of San Diego. . David Conover: Owner, StudioConover AIGA/SD Board (Membership) in 1996 and Y1...

You Don’t Know Y (the Conference), Part 2

Above: artwork from an animation by Stefan G. Bucher. . The San Diego AIGA’s annual Y design conference is next week, March 25th and 26th. Part one of this four-part report covered its inception. Here, some of the key people who made it all happen discuss the struggles and joys of its birth. Parts...

You Don’t Know Y (the Conference), Part 1

This is the first of four reports. Here are parts two, three, and four. Sure, your boss will foot the bills for design conferences that tell you how to do this ‘n’ that. But the ones that probe the “whys,” they’re the much more significant and, ultimately, the most rewarding ones. And the one...