Chocolate Date: Nov 10


Hey gang! Long time, no hear, huh? It’s been tougher to post since I got my first full-time job. Today’s chocolate confection was a Starbucks Chocolate Blackout cupcake. YUM! HOW WAS YOUR MONTH? It was so busy! We kicked it off October 4 with the AIGA 25th Anniversary Party at Parkside Tavern. My good friend … Continue reading

AIGA Birmingham turns 25


What a great way to celebrate our silver anniversary than to bring in a world class designer and have her jury our first (but hopefully annual) Design for Good poster challenge! Legendary designer Luba Lukova took time out of her busy schedule to visit us here in Dixie! We had a total of 45 poster entries … Continue reading

Emerging Designer Showcase revealed


So who is the big winner? Come by and check it out. AIGA Birmingham presents an Emerging Designer Showcase April 1 from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. at Matthew’s Bar and Grill, 2208 Morris Ave., Birmingham. sponsored by AIGA Birmingham, Forstall Art Supply Center and Matthew’s Bar and Grill. The juried show will spotlight up-and-coming talent … Continue reading

The Judges Results…


I am proud to say that the work in the showcase is going to be awesome! We’ve got some real talent and I only see it getting bigger and better. I would like to thank each of our judges: Marion Powers, Sara Cannon and Anna Dembo.

AIGA Birmingham presents the Emerging Designer Showcase


AIGA Birmingham presents an Emerging Designer Showcase April 1 from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. at Matthew’s Bar and Grill, 2208 Morris Ave., Birmingham. sponsored by AIGA Birmingham, Forstall Art Supply Center and Matthew’s Bar and Grill. The juried show will spotlight up-and-coming talent from Birmingham and beyond. Come mingle, enjoy the exhibit and meet the … Continue reading

A GOOD Challenge: 30 Days of Art


It’s spring cleaning season, but that includes cleaning up the creative cobwebs. Get outside and soak up the sun paintbrushes in hand and make some art! It doesn’t have to be perfect. Just have fun. And remember the Emerging Designers Showcase and the unshow deadlines are Friday!

An Interview with Steven Heller


If you’ve ever read a graphic design book chances are it was edited by Steven Heller. He runs a daily graphic blog that served as a great inspiration for Arts & Media. If his name sounds unfamiar have you heard of How, Print or Communication Arts? They’re some pretty cool publications, but if you’re a graphic … Continue reading