In Brief…
Written by
Amy Lyons
May 15, 2013

Every month we post brief updates to projects, events, and initiatives we are working on at AIGA Raleigh. If you have any questions or ideas to share, email us at leadership@raleigh.aiga.org. Want to volunteer? Email volunteer@raleigh.aiga.org and let us know how you’d like to get involved.

Homegrown Series

Design For Good

  • Next DFG meeting: Room 202 at the Cameron Village Library on May 18 from 12:30-2:30Check the Facebook Group for updates.
  • Share your ideas on the Project Work Space on the Triangle Wiki.
  • Will organize a group to attend CityCamp to observe and share ideas. Interested in going, email dfg@raleigh.aigai.org.
  • We’ve introduced The Window Project, a challenge to effect positive social change in your immediate surroundings through creative thought. It’s meant to encourage everyone in the creative community to take a more active role in addressing the social needs of our neighborhoods.

Film Series

  • Was a great success. People enjoyed the speaker/movie concept. David Burney gave a great presentation on Design Thinking prior to the film.
  • We want to know what design-related film we should show next. Email ideas to film@raleigh.aiga.org.

Studio Tour

  • We are going to try to schedule the Durham tour for June.
  • Raleigh tour will be in the fall. We may also consider Raleigh for June in the event that Durham doesn’t work out.

Pursuit Fund

  • We are in the early stages of organizing the next Pursuit Fund round. Start thinking about what project or goal you’d like to submit to receive a grant from AIGA Raleigh.
I could go on and on about Skillshare, but the real point is because of my AIGA membership I was able to utilize another resource to make me a well round creative person.
November 20, 2015
Letterpress and screen printing have been going through a renaissance, a movement that is clearly evident in Durham, North Carolina. In a world where digital work is easily accessed and distributed, it’s nice to see custom printing making a comeback with local artists and designers. Our November Homegrown highlighted four of those local artists.
November 14, 2015
Long story short, the AIGA Raleigh Studio Tour was awesome. I’m always on a bit of design-high after any AIGA event. It’s so inspiring to learn from other designers in the community and know that we can all call AIGA “home”.
November 9, 2015
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