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Year in Review
While it’s never easy to spend a summer evening in a windowless, air-conditioned room, the lecture series that the Computer Human Interaction Forum of Oregon (CHIFOO) organizes is well worth it. One recent speaker was Pamela Pavliscak, researcher and founder of Change Sciences. Pavliscak is developing a process for understanding what makes users of technology happy.
Collaboration, side projects, and the how and why of employing analog techniques are consistently three of the hottest topics in the design profession. When we look at those three categories it’s not hard to see why they resonate so strongly with creatives...
AIGA Portland’s Career Tools are a series of events aimed to help designers refine and improve their professional practice. It’s 8am Friday morning, and I’m seated with about 80 other attendees in the cozy basement space of 52 Limited to hear David Yewman of Elevator Speech, Inc. give the Career Tools talk, How to Be a Bad Ass Presenter.
We hope you’ve all had a happy and rejuvenating holiday break. Here at AIGA Portland, we’ve been gearing up for the New Year — and we want to tell you all about it!
On Thursday, September 24, the 3% Conference was hosted at the Pacific Northwest College of the Arts' impressive new home. A blend of designers, photographers, directors, producers; it was an influential gathering ready to bring awareness to that ratio of male to female creatives in advertising and media.
One of the earliest contemporary designers I was introduced to as I was starting to scratch the surface of my design education was Paula Scher. The work she was creating was electric, animated, and new to me.