American Institute of Graphic Arts
The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) aims to inspire designers and the public by sharing great design, and advocating for a richer understanding that design plays in public life. They are the USA's largest organization for design, encompassing both amateurs and professionals.

Videos from American Institute of Graphic Arts

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Chip Kidd's book and graphic designs are heavily influenced by American pop culture.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 03:56 Fine Arts

Cheryl Heller works to use design to help inspire and guide the human experience.

Charles S. Anderson

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Charles S. Anderson breaks down his design and illustration career, and how they go hand-in-hand.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 04:36 Fine Arts

In the 1960's, Bill Moggridge began his career in industrial design, and later took part in designing the Grid Compass computer.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 03:20 Fine Arts

Ann Willoughby talks about launching "Willoughby Design Group" in her garage and later expanding into a firm.

Alexander Isley

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Alexander Isley talks about his first job and how it led him to become a senior designer.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 02:41 Fine Arts

John Maeda talks about the rapid improvements of technology, and how it has sculpted his path as a graphic designer.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 02:20 Fine Arts

Jennifer Morla talks about owning her own design studio, and how LEVI's gave her the opportunity to grow as a designer with other companies.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 02:20 Fine Arts

Steve Frykholm talks about starting his graphic design career with Herman Miller, and the work load that came with it.

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Bob Greenberg recaps his career and his transition of motion graphics to interactive design.

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Abbott Miller discusses the beginning of his design career and how it led to working at the world's largest independent design consultancy, Pentagram.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 02:45 Fine Arts

Marcia Lausen talks about establishing a school of design at UIC and redesigning the Election Production.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 03:35 Fine Arts

Robert Vogele goes from studying Advertising Design to launching a design firm.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 03:31 Fine Arts

Ralph Caplan talks about changing careers from liberal arts to graphic design.

Paola Antonelli

American Institute of Graphic Arts 02:43 Fine Arts

Paola Antonelli talks about her role as the Senior Curator at the Museum of Modern Art.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 04:00 Fine Arts

Hillman Curtis goes from musician, to a filmmaker, author, and new media designer who was later impacted by a medical diagnosis.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 02:43 Fine Arts

Emory Douglas explains his role as a Graphic Designer in the historic Black Panther Party.

Elaine Lustig Cohen

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Elaine Lustig Cohen talks about her struggles on becoming a designer and how her design style came to be.

American Institute of Graphic Arts 02:41 Fine Arts

Remembering Dan Friedman's career and his concept of "Radical Modernism."

American Institute of Graphic Arts 03:49 Fine Arts

Armin Hofmann's students discuss his legacy and how it has inspired current designers.

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Get Involved

Passionate about design? The American Institute of Graphic Design (AIGA) offers a variety of membership packages for designers who are looking to join a community of professionals and get more involved in the industry. Membership levels are tailored to meet the needs of designers in all stages of their career.

Whether you’re a design student, veteran designer or somewhere in between, there is a membership that is perfect for you. AIGA also offers group memberships for companies interested in offering this opportunity to their employees Each AIGA membership comes with a long list of perks including access to workshop and store discounts, AIGA’s portfolio sharing platform, networking opportunities and so much more.

Plus, you’ll receive AIGA’s monthly newsletter, “Communiqué,” where you’ll get the latest design news, member offerings and a first look at upcoming events.

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