The Show – 2014

We would like to thank everyone that participated in this year’s The Show! A great big thank you to our judges; Helen Armstrong, Craig Welsh, and Jessica Harllee. Turnout for the event was great, even with the UofL game going on a block away!

View the winners. (pdf)


Friday, December 5

6 p.m. Social Hour and Pre-Show
7 p.m. Keynote Speaker and Awards Presentation

Interactive Media Lab
124 North First Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Join us we celebrate an amazing inaugural year for AIGA Louisville! Come early to see the digital pre-show as all the entries to The Show 2014 scroll during the social hour. Helen Armstrong, one of our four esteemed judges, will serve as our keynote speaker for the evening. Finally, we’ll conclude with the announcement of our winners and the awards presentation.

AIGA Louisville thanks Interactive Media Lab and Hound Dog Press for their generous support of The Show 2014!


Meet the Judges

Helen Armstrong

AIGA Louisville is excited to welcome Helen Armstrong as both judge and keynote speaker of The Show 2014. Helen may be the only practicing designer and design educator with a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D coursework in English literature. Currently she is an assistant professor of graphic design at Miami University. In addition to teaching, she works as principal and creative director of her company, Strong Design. Learn more about Helen at

Craig Welsh

Craig Welsh visited AIGA Louisville in March with a presentation chock-full of amazing work and inspiration. Craig is principal of Go Welsh, a Lancaster, PA-based design studio. His work has been widely published and has won worldwide recognition (The One Show, D&AD, Communication Arts, Cannes Lions). He has judged creative competitions in the United States and Canada, curated/authored Design:Portfolio from Rockport Publishers, and has written several articles for leading design magazines and blogs. To see what Craig’s been up to, visit

Jessica Harllee

Jessica Harllee joined us in September and talked about her unique skillset as both designer and developer. She is a product designer at Etsy in Brooklyn, New York where she designs and builds the tools sellers use to manage their Etsy shops. Before working at Etsy she was a designer at Kickstarter and Modea, where she did a brief stint in advertising. After hours, you can find her running the bridges in New York, picking up new crafts, and managing her own Etsy shop where she sells embroidered emoji. Check out her portfolio at

When & Where
Fri, Dec 5, 2014