Hampton Roads
Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders 2017 Sunday, July 23, 2017 - Friday, July 28, 2017
Developed by Yale School of Management and AIGA, this program offers creative leaders a better understanding of business and design. For more information, visit: aiga.org/business-perspectives.
Community Meeting Thursday, July 27, 2017
This year in the spirit of camaraderie we are excited to announce our first community meeting. All are invited—AIGA members, non-members, designers, non-designers, and beyond. Join us for an informal discussion designed to get feedback, on local and national AIGA programs and initiatives.
Panel: Designing Community Thursday, August 3, 2017
Our 3 panelists have years of experience designing for clients in their respective cities. We're excited to gather these designers under one roof to discuss what it means to design with & for your community.
Learning from Jay Fletcher Thursday, August 3, 2017
Register for this event to hear from the design & illustration extraordinaire himself, Jay Fletcher. Jay will walks us through his favorite projects, sharing his trials & triumphs, and the tips & tricks he picked up along the way.
How Culture Affects Typography Thursday, September 14, 2017
Join AIGA Hampton Roads and Nikki Villagomez for a look into how culture affects typography and decision-making processes in everyday life. In her presentation, Nikki will use pictures taken throughout her travels to discuss the comparisons (and contrasts) in type choices based on location. This is where YOU come in! Help shape the event’s content by sending in photos of your favorite Hampton Roads typography.
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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