AIGA LA is a catalyst for and champion of design in Southern California


  • To advance design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force
  • To provide leadership in the exchange of ideas and information, to encourage critical analysis and research and to advance education and ethical practices for the design community of Los Angeles
  • To connect, inspire, and support all design professionals throughout the arc of their careers.




Why do we exist?

  • Our vision is to create a well-connected design community that strengthens design’s impact on society.


How we deliver on that promise.

  • WELL-BEING Improve the well-being of our community with tools for career growth and life balance
  • WISDOM Develop the knowledge base needed to improve and act upon design’s role in the world
  • WONDER Provoke questions, inspiration, and a desire to explore
  • COMMUNITY Open, inclusive, diverse spaces for conversation and connection


What we give to those we serve–benefits can be functional and emotional.

  • FUNCTIONAL Connected Network, Knowledge & Resources, Multi-disciplinary Experience
  • EMOTIONAL Community, Belonging, Integrity & Trust, Industry Pride


How we express who we are, guides how we look, feel and act.

  • Trusted, Friendly, Imaginative, Straight-forward, Engaging, Relaxed


Click here to learn more about AIGA, the professional association for design’s mission.
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