It feels like only yesterday that I had moved up to Baltimore and was just another fresh face at one of our chapter’s round-table events. Fast forward four years, and I’m closing out my two-year term as President.
I'm writing this in an airplane, flying back to Baltimore from the AIGA National Leadership Retreat, listening to the new At The Drive-In album; with a heart full of love and eyes full of tears I reflect on the impact that AIGA has had on my life, and career.
Ink & Pixels 2017: Student Design Conference is just around the corner, which means you’ll have the opportunity to have your portfolio reviewed by industry professionals.
Do your part to get the Maryland Design Excellence and Innovation Commission Legislation approved by the Maryland General Assembly.
Welcome to AIGA Baltimore’s first installment of our Designers for Good interview series, featuring conversations with designers who work in the field of social innovation. Our first interview is with Liz Danzico – part designer, part educator, and full-time dog owner. She is also creative director for NPR, overseeing and guiding both the visual and user experience across NPR-branded digital platforms and content. Liz is chair and co-founder of the MFA in Interaction Design program at the School of Visual Arts. She is advisor to startups, nonprofits, global companies, and lecturer. She has written for design-minded publications, including Eye Magazine, Fortune Magazine, Interactions Magazine, and writes part time at bobulate.com.
Unique personalities are no secret to Charm City. Here’s how AIGA Baltimore decided on our recent rebrand.
The 2015-2016 AIGA Baltimore Board is made up of nine volunteers dedicated to advancing the industry of design and creativity in Baltimore. Meet your Board Members!
Ben Jenkins, founder of OneFastBuffalo, toured the East Coast hitting up six cities in six days to talk to six AIGA chapters about how he evolved his design business and his personal life into a more satisfying and fulfilling one. We laughed, we learned a lot about his concept of work-life balance, and we talked about how designers have a natural inclination to be designtrepreneurs.
On Tuesday, January 28th, Scott Kirkwood and Annie Riker from the National Parks Conservation Association design team joined AIGA Baltimore at Groove Commerce for a talk on big branding. Attendees learned how Scott and Annie overcame the challenges of brand transformation as in-house designers during the past 9 years.