Event Calendar /

April 2014

Mon / 03.31.14

6:00PM - 10:00PM

Community / MAKERHAUS

Collaborative Design-a-thon Dinner

A fun, fast-paced evening where participants will address challenges associated with homelessness in our community.

All are welcome to join us at Makerhaus for a fun, fast-paced evening. This event encourages designers and non-designers to work together on a social design project, from beginning to end, with a catered dinner break along the way.

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Mon / 03.31.14

6:30PM - 9:00PM
Union Square

Community / IXDA Seattle

It's a Great Time To Be a UX Designer with Jared Spool

In this talk, Jared discusses today's high demand for UX designers as well as the set of skills needed to deliver great experiences and stay competitive.

This talk will show you and your team:

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Thu / 04.03.14

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Community / MOHAI

MOHAI Tour- True Northwest: The Seattle Journey

Join the SEGD Seattle Chapter for a tour of the new MOHAI permanent exhibit True Northwest: the Seattle Journey.

We will meet in the Grand Atrium for an introduction before the tour. Exhibit Designer Julianne Kidder and Exhibit Coordinator Meka Haglund Manchack will be leading the tour and providing insights behind the exhibit’s design process and it's execution. Following the tour, the group will adjourn to the nearby Daniels Broiler lounge.

Meet in the MOHAI Grand Atrium, 860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA, 

Admission is free for this event.

Seattle chapter events are sponsored by Tube Art Group.

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Fri / 04.04.14

7:30PM - 8:45PM
Town Hall

Community / Arts&Culture

Austin Kleon: Building a Creative Community

Join Austin Kleon, author of SHOW YOUR WORK! 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered, as he offers concrete advice for becoming known.

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Thu / 04.10.14

6:00PM - 9:30PM
Pike Place Market Atrium Loft

Community / AAF Seattle

AAF Seattle Speaker Series: Hispanic Market Insights

The nueva onda is here - are you and your organization ready?

We've entered a new era in cultural evolution, both in the US and globally. It’s about modernization through mutual influence as opposed to westernization.

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Mon / 04.14.14

6:30PM - 9:00PM

AIGA Seattle /

HIVE Meetup: The Most Beautiful Curve

Experts shed light on the interplay of design & strategy

The Most Beautiful Curve
(based on Raymond Loewy's "the most beautiful curve is a rising sales graph")
Experts shed light on the interplay of design & strategy

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Tue / 04.15.14

7:00PM - 8:30PM
School of Visual Concepts

Open Door Board Meeting & Nominations Q&A

Meet the Board & Learn About Open Positions

Every year some of our hard-working board members roll out of their biennial positions to allow a new batch of members to take on their duties. Just before they do, though, we hold our Open Board Meeting where enthusiastic, collaborative, rock star members like yourself can chat with out-going board volunteers about what it takes to kick-ass as an AIGA Seattle Director or Chairperson. This meeting will take place

Tuesday, April 15th
7:00 - 8:30pm
School of Visual Concepts



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Fri / 04.18.14

6:30PM - 8:30PM
Seattle Public Library

AIGA Sponsored / Design Lecture Series

Design Lecture Series: Ken Garland

A free lecture by the world-class British graphic designer, writer and game designer.

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Tue / 04.22.14

12:00PM - 1:00PM

AIGA Seattle / Lunch Box

The Lunch Box @ WINTR

Break away from your desk to visit an amazing studio and listen to local design leaders present original perspectives that will inspire, shift or interrupt your relationship with the design space.

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Thu / 04.24.14

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Schmooze with IxDA

FREE POOL courtesy of the HIVE Conference!

// AIGA Seattle and IxDA Mixer //

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