What, beyond mastering the skills of your chosen profession, is the most important thing you can do while in school and after to improve your chances to succeed in design? Networking, networking, and more networking. AIGA.com will help you do that and a whole lot more.
AIGA, or the American Institute of Graphic Arts, was founded in 1914 and offers design companies, freelancers and students a place to gather and share their work along with offering tips for succeeding in the design world.
There’s so much information of value available on this site, like articles written by members who happen to be some of the industries most well know authors, that it’s impossible to list it all but here are some of the highlights:
Much of what is offered on this site is free but unlimited access is dependant upon becoming a member, AIGA is offering a $75 membership to current students (compared to $275 for a professional). What WWD does for fashion majors AIGA does for design so why not join today?
Reviewer: San Francisco Brian Seguin, FIDM Library Staff Member