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Designers Walk, Bike, and Ride Toward a Better Future

This past May marks AIGA Seattle's first year participating in Cascade Bicycle Club's annual Commute Challenge for Bike-to-Work Month. We didn't hear about the city-wide challenge until the last minute, but it called out like neon cam-o to a newly self-proclaimed hipster and we just couldn't ignore it.

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OPEN POSITION // AIGA Election Design Fellow for Washington State

Open Washington Election Design Fellow Position

Interested in a unique, paid opportunity to serve AIGA Design for Democracy and the State of Washington?

Apply now for the AIGA Election Design Fellow for Washington State position (details below). For more information about how to apply, please contact Ric Grefe at [email protected].

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The Marquee // Member Spotlight: Stephanie Mennella, Seattle Magazine

Leaning in Seattle

An Interview with Stephanie Mennella at Seattle Magazine

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Left Behind / / by Jeni Herberger /

“Any consumer brand today--whether Starbucks or a product like Tide--it is incumbent upon the company to create relevancy in all aspects of your customers’ lives,” he says. “The price of admission is not good enough if your relevancy and market position is only where the product is sold. We said to ourselves that we have to be as relevant socially and digitally as we are when the customer is inside our four walls as when they’re outside--and we want to thread the equity of the brand and the Starbucks experience to multiple platforms--digital, social, mobile--that encompass all aspects of customers’ lives. This is a big thing we’ve learned for 2012, and I think companies that don’t understand it are going to left behind.”

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The Marquee // Member Spotlight: Matt Mulder, Creative Director at Digital Kitchen

Everything has Changed

An Interview with Matt Mulder, Creative Director at Digital Kitchen
AIGA Seattle Member Since 2003

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March panel discussion provides INsights to help INhouse design teams thrive

By Terah Brossart, Seattle Division Director of TCG The Creative Group

It’s no secret that the tides have finally turned: In-house design teams have made the transition from hidden assets to significant team players, even garnering their own conferences and award shows.

Now, AIGA and TCG The Creative Group have joined forces to identify key observations, challenges, and advice as the evolving role of the in-house design team revolutionizes the industry.

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Your Board Members Give Back on the National Day of Service

Saturday, January 19th – Your very own local board members and chairs of the Seattle AIGA Chapter braved the thick morning fog to participate in FareStart's Contract Kitchen on National Day of Service and Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

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The Lunch Box report

The Lunch Box held by Deloitte Digital (formerly Ubermind) was the perfect kickoff to our traveling monthly thought leadership series! Deloitte Digital hosted 30 AIGA guests in their large and modern conference room, and gave a stellar presentation about Designing for the Cross-Channel Experience. 

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