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Written by
Jessica Arana
Published
May 24, 2016

June type design by Yasmine Molavi


 

GET OUT THE VOTE: POSTER DESIGN-A-THON
STRUCK
12777 WEST JEFFERSON BLVD., BUILDING D, FLOOR 3
LOS ANGELES, CA 90066
THR JUNE 2, 6–8PM

Join AIGA Los Angeles and national AIGA board member Kevin Perry, from Struck, for a high-energy, grassroots evening dedicated to AIGA Get Out the Vote initiative. Get Out the Vote is a civic engagement initiative designed to wield the power of design to motivate the American public to register and turn out to vote in the 2016 general election, as well as local elections to come.

We’ll not only explore ways designers can make a meaningful contribution to society, we’ll set aside some time to take action. You’ll be invited to contribute non-partisan posters to the 2016 collection by collaborating with diverse array of designers, thinkers and influencers.

All posters submitted will be displayed in AIGA’s online gallery, and a selection of posters will be featured in exhibitions put on in connection to the Democratic and Republican national conventions, as well as at the AIGA Design Conference in Las Vegas this October. More info at aiga.org/vote

Food and drinks will be provided. Free for members.

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BUSINESS MATTERS: THE RISE OF THE DEO—DESIGN AS BUSINESS CHANGE
HERMAN MILLER SHOWROOM
3641 Holdrege Avenue #100, Los Angeles, CA 90016
TUE JUNE 14, 7:00–9:30PM

For our third Business Matters event of the year, Maria Giudice (VP Experience Design, Autodesk) joins AIGA LA to share a keynote presentation about the Rise of the Design Executive Officer (DEO)—leaders who understand the transformative power of design and embrace its traits and tenets to command in times of change.

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WOMEN’S DESIGN SALON: WORK-LIFE INTEGRATORS
THE BOXCAR
837 Traction Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90013
THR JUNE 23, 6:30–9:30PM

Struggling with work-life balance? Join as we discuss how and why boundaries are healthy and necessary for a well-rounded, happy life. Joni Pratte, a creative leader at MATTEL, will moderate a discussion with two of LA’s most well-known dream chasers, UNIQUE’S Sonja Rasula and CREATE & CULTIVATE’S Jaclyn Johnson. Following the discussion, attendees will engage in round table sessions to connect with fellow participants around the topics of self-promotion, work-life integration, finance, networking, client relations, and other topics relevant to participants.

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  • Can you post a link to the online gallery of the posters? I couldn’t find one. It would be interesting to see how politics and graphic design intertwine in the past election. I hope that we graphic designers use our skills to help move culture in a positive direction.

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