AIGA Women Lead
Design for Good
Events & Recaps
Karen Hsu is a co-founder at the women-led Omnivore, creating amazing work while working remotely. Learn how she gets it done.
On Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 52 Limited, illustration star Lisa Congdon and moderator Kate Bingaman-Burt delivered the game-changing session we hoped for at Career Tools: Fake It Till You Make It.
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...
Lisa Holmes is a graphic/web designer, author, outdoor enthusiast, and previous AIGA Portland board member. For over 20 years she has been co-owner of Yulan Studio, providing graphic design for environmental and outdoor recreation organizations.
After a decade of friendship and two MFAs in Painting, Rachel Warkentin and Lindsay Jordan Kretchun decided to embark on a new adventure together, founding a handmade porcelain jewelry and homeware collection called Barrow.
Michelle Erickson is the illustrator and writer behind Mishka Marie, a line of cards, prints, and other illustrated items that we can’t get enough of. She uses watercolors to first create the shapes of her subject matter, then completes her drawings with ink, letting the initial (and often accidental) contours and color variations guide the outcome.
Jackie Thomson is the brains and hands behind the bold, striking textiles of Loom Room. With a client roster that includes Oregon Humanities Magazine, TOMS Shoes, YOXI, MySpace, and HGTV.com, Jackie’s on a roll.
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.
How do you capture the spirit of the creative juggernaut that is Jessica Walsh and develop a poster series that’s attention getting and original at the same time? We asked creators Regina Geltosky and Nicolle Clemetson exactly that, meet the creative team behind the Jessica Walsh event posters.
Jessica Walsh is a big name in the design world. She’s an art director and author running a high-profile agency alongside Stephan Sagmeister. Her work stretches the boundaries of convention. It’s bold, provocative, surprising and playful all at once. And we are absolutely thrilled to have her speak this Friday.
Turning a passion into a business is a labor of love. We live for the bright spots, struggle through the pitfalls, and celebrate the successes along the way. For Ezra Cimino-Hurt who started Case of Bass, a custom speaker business here in Portland, nothing could be further from the truth.