terça-feira, 22 de junho de 2010

Posters for the Green Movement in Iran

School of Visual Arts announced "Where Is My Vote? Posters for the Green Movement in Iran," an exhibition of over 125 political posters by graphic artists world wide created in support of the protests in Iran that followed the 2009 presidential election.

The exhibition is the first public viewing of these posters in printed form and was organized by designers Anita Kunz and Woody Pirtle along with Francis Di Tommaso, director of the Visual Arts Gallery, and Steven Heller, author, design historian and co-chair of the MFA Design Department at SVA.

"Where Is My Vote?" will be on view at the Visual Arts Gallery from August 30 to September 25, 2010.

The exhibition highlights the unique role that socially responsible designers can play in rallying support for free speech, and the power of design to inspire political activism.

It features posters by some of the most celebrated graphic artists working today, including R. O. Blechman, Seymour Chwast, Ivan Chermayeff, Milton Glaser, Robert Grossman, Anita Kunz, Yossi Lemel, Jennifer Morla, István Orosz, Woody Pirtle, Andrea Rauch, Ralph Steadman, Gary Taxali, James Victore and Massimo Vignelli, among others.

See here the posters: http://www.dexigner.com/jump/news/20939

Winners of the Worldwide Logo Design Annual 2009

Wolda, the Worldwide Logo Design Annual, announced the winners of its 2009 edition: 192 logos, selected from nearly 2000 entries from all over the world.

All the winning entries are displayed online and will be published in the '09 annual.

Wolda is the high-profile graphic design award scheme that rewards the best logos and trademarks designed throughout the world, creating an archive that tracks the evolution of tastes, styles and trends in global design, year after year.

See here the winners: http://www.dexigner.com/jump/news/20868

sexta-feira, 11 de junho de 2010

DesignFest 2010

The fourth edition of the International Design Festival, DesignFest /10, will be held in Expo Guadalajara from Thursday, September 30 through Saturday, October 2, 2010. This event will gather prominent personalities and design firms.

Under the motto "Redesign your World", the festival which is organized by the magazine REDiseño will consist of a total of 12 conferences about design. This year DesignFest offers a panel of designers from 7 different countries: Italy, Spain, Argentina, India, Japan, United States and Mexico.

Some of the distinguished conferencists will include Italian Lucca Borgogno, Senior Designer of Pininfarina; the Italian Gabriele Schiavon and his Spanish associate Gerard Sanmartí; and the Argentinean's Adrián Pierini, Christian Montenegro and Sebastián Guerrini. The designer Ashwini Deshpande, will be traveling from India; Industrial Designer Nosinger from Japan; and Typographic Designer Jessica Hische from New York. Mexico will be represented by jewelry designer Alejandra Aceves and Interior Designer Ezequiel Farca.

DesignFest 2010 will also offer a Mexican Fiesta; runways for the fashion design
competition Rock, Paper, Scissors; entrance to ExpoDiseño, a simultaneous event in where more than 130 promoters of design such as multimedia design firms, interior and lighting design stores, fashion design and companies of new technologies in graphic communication, will present their work and services; and four 5-hour workshops for twenty attendees each in where, international designers will share their experience in the development of professional design projects.

For more information please visit: http://www.design-fest.com/