AIGA’s Well-Trained “Eye on Design”

The design industry's leading authority brings its perspective into the 21st century with a new blog filled with creative inspiration

Fresh from celebrating its centennial anniversary in 2014, AIGA—one of the ultimate authorities on design—has turned its focus to the 21st century with its new blog: Eye on Design. AIGA has always stood on the cutting edge of the design world (and helps set its standards more often than not), and the highly anticipated launch of Eye on Design opens the juggernaut’s expert perspective to …

AIGA Celebrates 100 Years with Soaring Interactive Installation

Collins' Experience Design group unveils a wave of one hundred projection-mapped clocks

The line between art, technology and design is more blurred than ever, and no group knows this better than the AIGA, the NYC-based professional association for design. To celebrate its centennial, the organization tapped renowned brand agency Collins to create a commemorative book celebrating some of the most influential designers and their work over the past 100 years. However, a book wouldn’t cut it for …

“Estrada: Sailing Through Design”

An influential Spanish designer brings finished projects and the sketches that started them to NYC

The AIGA National Design Center welcomes its newest exhibit Estrada: Sailing Through Design, by celebrated Spanish graphic designer Manuel Estrada, with a gigantic clock-like image on its glass windows. The spinning dial is not a typical clock hand though, but rather a rust-colored European ship that rotates constantly to match the exhibit’s title. Immediately, visitors can sense this isn’t a typical design exhibition. Finished books …

AIGA/NY Anniversary Posters

Thirty designers pay homage to three decades of inspiration

2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the New York chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the nation’s premier professional design organization. In honor of the celebration, AIGA/NY reached out to 30 NYC design stars to each create a poster for the festivities based on the following brief: “AIGA, New York City, and/or the number 30: capturing your personal experience with the AIGA’s …