AIGA Women Lead
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Design for Good
Events & Recaps
Portland Muse
by Marilee Sweeney
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.
by Emily Jensen
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.
by Emily Jensen
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.
by Emily Jensen
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.
AIGA Women Lead, Interviews · March 5, 2016
by Emily Jensen
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.
AIGA Women Lead, Interviews · March 5, 2016
by Christine Taylor
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.
AIGA Women Lead, Events & Recaps · March 3, 2016
by Erin Lynch
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.
by Emily Jensen
Though women outnumber men in both design school and design disciplines, there are far more men occupying leadership roles in the creative industry. This is a problem, and not just for the ladies. Men and women alike should be asking why. Why aren’t more women leading, and what can we do about it?
AIGA Women Lead · February 23, 2016