I’m so happy to announce that my project Iowa Gifts & Souvenirs won Gold American Advertising Award. This is my third award from the AAF (American Advertising Federation)! The annual black-tie dinner gala and awards presentation was held on February 20 in Dubuque, IA (USA). The American Advertising Awards, formerly the ADDY, is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence.
My fabric pattern project will be presented at the Tokyo Designers Week (October 25th – November 3rd, 2014).
Tokyo Designers Week is an international design event that gathers the excellent architecture, interior, product design, graphic design and art from all over the world. Since 2005, the event has been taking place at Meiji Jingu Gaien Mae in Tokyo and attracting more than 100,000 visitors every year. This year, Tokyo Designers Week 2014 will be held with 4 main themes – Design, Art, Fashion and Music. Visitors will see more than 20 programs and events during 10 days.
In 2014, AIGA-Iowa turned 20! The American Institute of Graphic Arts (or AIGA) was founded in 1914 as a small club of graphic artists, printers, publishers and illustrators gathered in New York City. Since then, AIGA grown into a national network of more than 25,000 professional designers, educators, students and design enthusiasts served by 68 chapters. AIGA-Iowa chapter is the one of them.
The best way to begin a new year is by receiving new awards… I’m happy to share that my new book has received the Silver ADDY® Award (yes, I’m collecting them!). The annual dinner gala and awards presentation has been held on February 7 at the Jet Center of Dubuque Regional Airport (IA, USA). Everything was fun and absolutely casual…
It’s time to share great news… “My Digital Journey” book has been officially released! My first book, titled “The Best Photo Cards,” was devoted to projects created by the best designers in the greeting card industry. This is my second book, which became my solo project. It’s a full-color catalog that showcases my seventy favorite cards (some of them you could see in this blog).