AIGA SF Portfolio Day →
AIGA SF Portfolio Day is next week! Follow this link to the facebook event page and get more details!
AIGA Officer Elections
Come to Building 34 (Dexter), Rm 150 THIS Thursday to participate in AIGA Officer Elections! Here is a list of all the officer positions and the responsibilities associated with each: President Primary representative of the club to The Department of Art and Design, other campus entities, and the rest of the design community. Responsible for leading officer meetings, general club meetings, and...
Graphic Design Panel Event (Full Video) →
Here is the full video from our Panel Event, which happened a few weeks ago! Thanks again to Janice at Kraftwerk Design for recording and uploading this!
What To Focus On: Digital or Print? →
The folks at Kraftwerk Design recorded our Open House Panel— here is a clip!
Many Thanks for a Successful Weekend
These last couple days have been packed with AIGA excitement! We would like to take a moment and thank everyone who made this weekend’s activities possible. Thank you to Ale and Kasey, from LEVEL Studios; Johnny and Priscilla, from Kraftwerk Design; and Kara, from We3 Design, for speaking on Friday! You made our panel event absolutely wonderful and insightful! Thank you to all the...
Happy Valentine's Day!
Have a great Valentine’s Day, everyone! We hope our Cherubs brought some love and joy to the Cal Poly campus these last couple of days!
Cherub-Delivered Valentine Grams are finally here!
For more info, check out our Facebook event page
Stop action movie of Geoff McFetridge installing his art at the Cal Poly University Art Gallery.
New Webclip Icon
We now have a spiffy new webclip icon! Bookmark our tumblr on your iphone/ipod homescreen!
Recruiting Valentine's Grams Cherubs
Interested in delivering Valentine’s Grams this February? Come to our AIGA club meeting and sign up! You don’t have to be an AIGA member to be a cherub, so if you have any friends who are interested, bring them along!
Fresh, New Tumblr Design
Today marks the launch of our totally redesigned AIGA Cal Poly tumblr! Follow us here to stay informed about all the exciting events we have planned for Winter quarter and beyond! Our webmaster swears he’ll be better at posting more frequent updates in 2012, so you might even get to see some links to inspiring design stuff.
wombtotomb-deactivated20130330 asked: I am a Freshman coming to Cal Poly in the fall and was wondering if there was a forum or anything like it where other Art and Design majors could talk and ask questions of the upperclass... I have loads of questions about the program :)
yourenotaloneandneitherami asked: Hi! I am going to be a junior transfer student next year to the graphic design program- is there any way to sign up for the email list? i didnt get a chance to at open house
SF this weekend!
We are headed north to visit more studios and attend the San Francisco AIGA Chapter’s Student Portfolio Reviews! I’m sure you’ve seen reminders, but… Last chance to sign up (outside room 150) for studio tours is now! The lists will come down at 6pm tonight. Underclassmen and those NOT attending the reviews are welcome. We can’t wait to see you on the last trip and hoorah...
LEVEL Studios will be here in an hour!
A last minute reminder to everyone that guests from LEVEL Studios will be visiting the department for a panel discussion at 6pm in Dexter 150. Come get some insight from professionals from the area. LEVEL is also hosting their Annual Cal Poly Design Competition. Check out the posters in Dexter for details. The prizes…they are quite generous.
Shadow at the SB Portfolio Review
If you would like to shadow another student who is already signed up with a spot in the Santa Barbara Portfolio Review, there is opportunity to do so. It’s only $10 for some extra insight in the review process by observing next to a peer. Please contact an officer if this is something you would like to do!
One last thing...
The following day, Saturday, March 12 from 8:45am–11am in Dexter (34), Rm. 150 Mr. Randall will be holding a workshop! Creativity holds enormous power for social change. In this participatory workshop we will talk about how to address social issues through design. In two hours we’ll go through the broad steps you need to conceive, fund, and execute your own socially minded projects. The session...
Looking for more info on Mark Randall? →
Mark Randall is principal of Worldstudio, a strategy and design firm that creates unique marketing, branding and communication programs that drive long-term social change through community engagement. Worldstudio’s work has won leading industry awards and been featured in books on design and in a wide range of publications. In addition to lecturing and teaching design and social responsibility...
AIGA meeting this Thursday (Jan 13)
A bit of late notice, but we are holding a meeting this week in Dexter 150 at 11! It will include Compostmodern, membership, 2nd Annual Valentine Grams, a game perfect for our major, and other upcoming events. Hope to see you all there!
Happy New Year AIGAers!
Back to a new quarter with tons of great things happening around the art department. Make sure to check back for updates as we kick off this new year. John Barretto will be back for a typography workshop. Valentine’s Cherubs are rumored to have already appeared around Dexter… Keep your eyes peeled.
Only 2 days...
…until Pushpin! After a successful afternoon in the Shakespeare Press Museum, we now have freshly letterpressed cards for sale in Dexter! Cards for sale this week 11am-1pm as well as during Pushpin. See you there!
Hiroki Asai — Guest Lecture
In case you haven’t heard… Hiroki Asai, the creative director of Apple and a Cal Poly Art & Design alum, will be speaking this Friday (October 29th) as well. Don’t fret! We will be back from studio tours in time to attend the lecture. 3 pm in Dexter room 227