AIGA would like to thank the sponsors of “Head, Heart, Hand: AIGA Design Conference”. It is their commitment to AIGA that makes this gathering of the design industry possible!
The biennial AIGA design conference is the leading opportunity for sponsors to connect with mid- and senior-level design professionals who are looking to discover new products, resources and ideas. Whether you choose to exhibit or sponsor an event, “Head, Heart, Hand” will help you connect with your target audience!
Adobe Systems is proud to be the Official AIGA Sponsor for Design Solutions. Together with AIGA, Adobe is creating innovative programs that give members a voice, nurture young designers and actively engage the creative community in dialogues about the important issues in the fields of design and technology.
Aquent offers a broad range of services, including contract and contract-to-hire staffing to help global companies add technical expertise to their marketing and creative departments, increase the bandwidth of their in-house teams, and more. With a notable client list, generous benefits and training opportunities, Aquent attracts and places thousands of in-demand talent on assignment worldwide.
AIGA's Official Sponsor for Creative Inspiration, Shutterstock, provides members with convenient image subscriptions. Customers enjoy the creative freedom to download any image from a comprehensive library of photographs, illustrations and vector files.
Minneapolis based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT), serves guests at 1,832 stores – 1,784 in the United States and 48 in Canada. Since 1946 Target has given 5% of its profit through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more information on Target’s commitment to the community and its overall commitment to corporate responsibility visit target.com/corporateresponsibility.
The Bullseye Design is a registered trademark of Target Brands, Inc.
Shapco’s focus is on premium-quality printing, backed by superior service and ideas that set your printing apart from the rest. We provide extra capacity for meeting tight deadlines, competitively-priced and we invest in superior technology to outperform our competition.
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Monotype is a global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. We provide solutions for creative applications and consumer devices. Our libraries are home to many of the most widely used typefaces as well as the next generation of type designs.
With an ever-growing library of royalty-free images, HD footage, audio, illustration and logo files, 123RF.com is the internet’s one-stop creative asset library. Personalized 24/7 customer service, free image search, image enlargement, subscription packages and a host of flexible-pay solutions ensure that our customers find the best asset for any project.
IBM is the largest technology company on the planet. We provide critical solutions to solve some of the world’s most complex challenges. IBM Design engages and inspires forward-thinking individuals everywhere to impact humanity in ways that matter and endure.
Appleton Coated offers you two distinctive brands: Curious Collection—Innovative, color-forward, text and cover papers. Utopia Premium—Sustainable, coated papers. Appleton Coated: Focused on paper since 1889.
The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) is the preeminent arts educator the Upper Midwest, nationally recognized for fine arts, graphic design and comic arts. MCAD influences the Twin Cities art and design community and fuels its creative economy.
Mohawk is North America's largest privately owned manufacturer of fine papers and envelopes for commercial and digital printing. Signature brands include Mohawk Superfine, Strathmore, Inxwell and proprietary i-Tone for HP Indigo. Mohawk papers are chosen for commercial printing, photo specialities and high-end direct mail. Products and samples are available through leading paper distributors and at mohawkconnects.com.
The Neenah signature portfolio includes market leading brands such as CLASSIC®, ENVIRONMENT®, CRANE®, ROYAL SUNDANCE® and ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers. Neenah places prime importance on recycled and alternative fiber products through the Neenah Green initiative.
NewPage is a leading producer of printing and specialty papers in North America. The company’s portfolio of paper products includes coated, supercalendered and specialty papers. These papers are used in commercial printing to create corporate collateral, magazines, catalogs, books, coupons, inserts and direct mail as well as in specialty paper applications.
Offset is a carefully curated collection of exceptional images from top artists around the world, available with simple pricing and global usage rights. Brought to you from the creators of Shutterstock.
The Riot Creative Imaging focus is visual communications. With 13 locations nationwide, our G7 color certified printer utilizes the latest technologies to create everything from one-off graphics to all-encompassing visual environments. Need to print on metal, wood, wallpaper? Talk to our staff, color management experts who know how to push the visual communication envelope.
The MFA in Graphic Design at Vermont College of Fine Arts is one of the only low residency graduate design programs in the country. Based on a unique progressive graduate study model, a student's primary goal is to design and to develop a body of work that will encourage a new or enhanced professional path.
WP Engine is the premium managed WordPress hosting platform, powering tens of thousands of websites with the fastest, most reliable and most secure WordPress experience, and providing enterprise-grade WordPress technical support for businesses large and small.
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs about 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries.
More than a decade ago Sappi Fine Paper North America, the maker of McCoy, Opus, Somerset and Flo, established Ideas that Matter to support designers who use their expertise to solve communications problems for nonprofits. Sappi believes that the creative ideas of designers can be a powerful force for social good.
Communication Arts is the premier source for reaching everyone involved in visual communication. Whether in print or online, CA’s editorials, feature articles and the annual competitions it sponsors provide new ideas and information, while promoting the highest professional standards for the field.
Design Bureau magazine delivers an honest and inspirational global dialogue on design from diverse disciplines and points of view. It gathers creative professionals, style arbiters, design enthusiasts and industry leaders from across the world with one common idea: discover great design and the people who make it happen.
The Design Observer Group is a leading online publication for news, commentary and criticism about design, urbanism, social innovation and culture. With 10 new features each week, the site publishes over 200 writers each year.
Since 1985, HOW has covered the world of graphic design for the working professional. Whether you work in an agency, in-house or as a freelancer, HOW brings you crucial business and career information you need to be successful, and the creative inspiration you need to stay fresh.
Print is a five-time ASME award-winning bimonthly magazine about visual culture and design. Founded in 1940, Print is dedicated to showcasing the extraordinary in design on and off the page. Engagingly written by reporters and critics who look at design in its social, political and historical contexts, Print explores why our world looks the way it looks—and why the way it looks matters.
As active members of AIGA, Serigraphics Sign Systems is a worldwide provider of innovative solutions for quality interior and exterior signage systems. As implementers of national and global identity programs, our team can collaborate with you to ensure successful fulfillment of your creative ideas into experiential and functional realities.
French Paper Company has been manufacturing paper for more than 140 years in the same community of Niles, Michigan. In an industry known for corporate acquisitions and shutdowns, French has persevered, emerging as one of the strongest, smartest and most consistent paper brands around.
DigitasLBi, the leading, “most complete” global digitalagency network, partners with some of the foremost marketers and brands in the world. Also a top ten global agency, DigitasLBi comprises of 6,000 best-in-class digital and technology experts in 25 countries around the world. DigitasLBi received a combined total of over 200 awards globally including the coveted Creative Effectiveness Cannes Lion, Two Grand Prix’s and SXSW People’s Choice Award.
Non-Format is the creative pairing of Kjell Ekhorn (Norwegian) and Jon Forss (British). Working with clients across the globe they create award-winning contemporary design, expressive image-making and custom typography projects from their studios in the Twin Cities and Oslo, Norway.
RSP DREAMBOX is an experience design and branded environments studio based in Minneapolis. We work at the intersection of the human experience and the built environment, and integrate head and heart in everything we do.
W&Co. is a team of designers, information architects and technologists, all of whom possess a deep interest in both the art and science of our services. Since 2010, W&Co. has been building innovative apps, websites and other technology solutions for ourselves, our clients and the world at large.
Founded in 1998 by creative director Garson Yu, yU+co. is a motion graphic design studio with offices in Hollywood, Hong Kong and Shanghai. yU+co. is known for creating award-winning work in feature films, television, commercials and interactive media.