Hampton Roads
Fieldtrip: Sway Creative Labs Thursday, April 27, 2017
Join AIGA HR for an insider's look at Sway Creative Labs, a full-service advertising, marketing and digital media shop located in downtown Norfolk. Enjoy a guided tour and learn about how design impacts the day-to-day work at Sway. Field Trip attendees will receive a collectible button.
Business Perspectives for Alumni 2017 Sunday, April 30, 2017 - Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Our two-day “Business Perspectives for Alumni” program has been uniquely created for past attendees of our celebrated executive education course at Yale School of Management. Alumni will reconnect with multiple cohorts from the past decade to deepen and expand their AIGA and Yale network connections.
Workshop: Candy Lettering with Becca Clason Thursday, May 11, 2017
A hands-on lettering workshop, during which Becca will share her process for creating food lettering designs, specifically with colorful candy, her favorite material. Attendees will create flat-lay designs and free-standing 3D letters. All skill levels invited to attend.
Lecture: How to Use Personal Work to Attract Clients Thursday, May 11, 2017
Becca Clason uses personal experiences to give tips for what you can do to get your work noticed and snag larger freelance clients.
Creative Lab: New York Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - Friday, May 26, 2017
The Creative Lab is an intensive three day-long program designed to educate, inspire, and future proof the creative output of attendees. World-class trainers provide knowledge and inspiration, bringing their expertise to life through hands-on learning and immersive experiences. Attendees will leave creatively stimulated and prepared to produce better work. Learn how you can drive your creative career to the next level.
On Thursday May 11th, AIGA Hampton Roads will host Becca Clason - a stop-motion lettering artist, at O'Connor's Brewery. Chew this over - Becca's clients include Disney, Target, The Washington Post, Citibank, Mattel, Sabra Dipping Co., General Mills’ Lärabar, American Express, Kellogg’s Special K, L’Oréal and many more! Take a bite out her lecture - We chatted with Becca about the ins-and-outs of her design career, her favorite materials to work with, and what she does when she’s not playing with her food.
April 22, 2017
On Thursday, April 6, Hampton Roads will host Aaron Draplin – legendary designer, author, and founder of Draplin Design Co. Aaron has designed for Field Notes, Nike, Burton, Red Wing, Ford Motor Company, Bernie Sanders, and the Obama Administration. In partnership with AIGA Hampton Roads, Aaron Draplin will host an evening lecture on Thursday, April 6.
March 28, 2017
Aaron Draplin is a graphic designer, author, and founder of Draplin Design Co. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he is now based in Portland, Oregon. His clients include Nike, Burton Snowboards, Esquire, Red Wing, Field Notes, Ford Motor Company and the Obama Administration. His book, Pretty Much Everything, is a mid-career survey of his work including case studies and advice which was released in May 2016. On Thursday, April 6, we are hosting 2 exciting events with Aaron Draplin: a workshop & a talk. Continue reading for more information!
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