The Latest Events from the AIGA/LA and AIGA/SF

aiga_logoStay in touch with the design industry through the AIGA (The Professional Association for Design). By attending events hosted by the AIGA, you not only get the opportunity to learn about your industry, but also to network and promote yourself as a design professional. Check out the latest events from the AIGA/Los Angeles and AIGA/San Francisco chapters below:

StimuLatté

7:00 – 9:00 PM  /  14 Dec 2010

Harlem Place Cafe

124 West 4th Street Los Angeles, CA 90013

Event Description
StimuLatté is a monthly networking event, hosted by AIGA Los Angeles Student groups. Come join us for a cup of coffee, a board game and some stimulating conversation!

Admittance Information
Free event and a free coffee drink for the first 10 folks!

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE.

Film Screening, The Visual Language of Herbert Matter

2:00 – 4:30 pm  /  08 Jan 2011

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90036

Event Description
SoCal premiere of Reto Caduff’s documentary on design legend Herbert Matter. One of the quintessential “Mad Men”, Matter was design director at Knoll furniture, designed the identity for the New Haven Rail Road, did Vogue covers, was a teacher at Yale, collaborated with Charles and Ray Eames, made a film on Alexander Calder and even influenced the drip paintings by Jackson Pollock. Matter’s trail to fame was a series of photo-montage posters he designed in the early 30’s for the Swiss Tourism Office. Once in New York, he was hired by Alexey Brodovitch to work for Harper’s Bazaar.
The film traces Matter’s incredible career in Europe and the US and the influence he had on a whole generation of creative designers.
With: Robert Frank, Massimo Vignelli, Jessica Helfand, Lorraine WIld, Alvin Eisenman and others.

Admittance Information
Free Entrance

Location Phone Number
323 857-6000

Location Website URL
http://www.lacma.org

AIGA LA Fellows 2010: Speak Easy

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm  /  20 Jan 2011

Palihouse Holloway

8456 Holloway Drive West Hollywood, CA 90069

Event Description
What does design sound like? How has design built LA? Join the AIGA/LA and the 2010 AIGA/LA Fellows to find out.

On January 20, 2010 join AIGA/LA to celebrate the work of Jeri Heiden and John Coy, AIGA/LA Fellows 2010. Take your place among LA’s design leaders by making meaningful connections with Jeri and John, as well as past AIGA LA Fellows and AIGA Medallists. Further the standard of LA’s design excellence by engaging with your peers in the design community. And, enjoy a unprecedented evening of unique conversations and merriment at the AIGA’s modern-day speakeasy event at the Palihouse West Hollywood.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

“Sustainable Refrainables” A Compostmodern Core77 Poster Design Competition

Online Competition / 2 Jan 2011

Event Description
Core77 and AIGA SF’s Compostmodern have a challenge for you: Create a poster that illustrates the phrases that help designers move their clients and the public toward sustainable design and business solutions. Read more about the competition, important dates, how to collaborate with other entrants and rules for entry on Core77.

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Author: Mani O'Brien

Mani O’Brien is the Online Editor for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog and the Social Media Marketing Manager for FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in print journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2006, and Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design (Professional Designation) at FIDM in 2010. When she’s not brainstorming social media marketing ideas or writing about the graphic design and digital media, she enjoys practicing yoga, reading magazines, and hanging out with friends and family in Los Angeles.

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