Design with a Purpose
The City of Orlando recently announced an initiative to redesign our city’s flag. Our local creative community immediately engaged in a discussion on the ethics of an open call for submissions as part of the design process.
Opinions are divided. Is the process of submitting sketched design ideas speculative work? Pro bono work? Something else?
Happy New Year! We are looking forward to yet another wonderful year. Last year ended on a high note with our Bowl Your Socks Off social thanks to all who attended. We had a blast!
A huge thank you to The Iron Yard for hosting us yet again for our October community meeting. Before getting down to business, we kicked off with our usual event recaps.
Happy September! This month’s community meeting, held at the Iron Yard, had a great turnout with tons of new faces.
At approximately seven o’clock in the evening on August 2, 2016, the AIGA Orlando community meeting kicked off the current program year.
In the two weeks after the Pulse shootings on June 12, 2016, the members of not only AIGA Orlando, but AIGA National and countless chapters across the country, banded together to respond to the tragedy.
It is a difficult feat attempting to recapture the inspiration felt in a single moment in time, but I’m going to try. Why? Because Tuesday night’s Women Lead Lecture with Ashley Heafy was that good
This month we spent time recapping this year’s Mentorship Program. This year’s program, which took place at Real Thread was a great success with over 250 people attending, 20 volunteers, 29 mentors and 25 mentees showcasing their months of hard work.
As many of us in the Orlando creative community were gearing up for Creative South, we first reconvened at the Iron Yard for this month's Community Meeting. The April meeting kicked off with a quick intro, after which we jumped right into the announcement of AIGA nationally launching its Spring Membership Drive.
The AIGA Orlando Board of Directors is actively looking to add new members to the team—both Elected Board and Community Board members. We have exciting plans for 2016-2017, and we need the help of talented individuals like you, from a variety of backgrounds.
Next in our Home Sweet Home Orlando series, we meet Patrick Daley, of True Transient!