Join us as we announce the winners of the 2019 AIGALou Awards!
Featuring Guest Speaker
Benji Peck from Peck Design Associates
“We create smart brands that make you feel. We’ve been going steady since 2004. Obviously, we haven’t all been here since day one, but those of us who have sure have enjoyed watching it grow. We could talk all day about these fine folks, but the best way to get to know someone is for yourself. Stop by any time.”
This Year’s Judges
Gail Anderson is a New York-based designer, writer, and educator. She is a partner, with Joe Newton, at Anderson Newton Design. From 1987 to early 2002, she worked at Rolling Stone magazine, serving as designer, deputy art director, and finally, as the magazine’s senior art director.From 2002 through 2010, she served as Creative Director of Design at SpotCo, a New York City advertising agency that creates artwork for Broadway and institutional theater.
She is the recipient of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement and is an AIGA Medalist. Anderson is co-author of 15 books on design, typography, and illustration with Steven Heller, and her work is in the collections of the Library of Congress and the Milton Glaser Design Archives at the School of Visual Arts.
Erica Heinz is a UX Strategy & Design consultant in New York City. She works with startups and in-house innovation teams to research, strategize, prototype, and accelerate new design initiatives. Clients include CreativeMornings, ProPublica, TurnTo, Riffle, Runyon, Wirecutter, The New York Times, CFR, The Gates Foundation, and others under NDA. She has taught Interaction Design in SVA’s MFA IXD as well as Parsons’ BFA in Communication Design and MPS in Digital Product Design, and published three top-rated prototyping classes on Skillshare. She just learned to snowboard; it’s better than hygge.
BYRONY & ARMIN / UNDER CONSIDERATION
A graphic design firm generating its own projects, initiatives, and content while taking on limited client work. Run by Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit in Bloomington, IN.