Pittsburgh
Upcoming Events
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014 / New York City
This two-day workshop is for professionals who want to gain confidence leading successful collaborations and empower participants to take responsibility and ownership for successful outcomes. You will gain the resources, strategies and valuable insights needed to help guide people effectively as they move through a process together.  For more information, visit: www.aiga.org/facilitation-by-design-NYC-2014
Monday, August 11, 2014 / Pittsburgh
An Evening with David Calvin Laufer
Award winning designer and AIGA Atlanta Chapter President
Author of the new book; Dialogues With Creative Legends, Aha Moments in a Designer’s Career

FREE FOR AIGA MEMBERS*

Spend an evening with David as he shares inspirations and insights from these remarkable personal encounters with the greats - and let their wisdom inspire you. Plus, enter a raffle for a chance to win a copy of the book autographed by the author! Additional copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event.

David Laufer shows his award winning design and fine art. He also has many stories—sometimes outrageous sometimes funny, always inspirational about seeking and finding mentoring relationships with some of the leading creative and business leaders of the late 20th century. These include film makers such as Charles and Ray Eames and Saul Bass, graphic design giants Paul Rand, Massimo Vignelli, Ivan Chermayeff and Herb Lubalin, Influential industrial designers like R. Buckminster Fuller, George Nelson and Victor Papanek, artisans such as Heinz Edelmann, Herman Zapf and corporate chiefs like Scientific Atlanta's Sidney Topol and Coca-Cola's Roberto Goizuetta.

The talk focuses on a few crucial themes every creative individual must confront in their career quest:
• looking good vs. doing good,
• the role of mentoring in creative development
• building a strong portfolio
• doing design vs. doing art
• the designer client relationship
• making money vs. making a difference to the world

Join David Laufer for good stories, great eye candy and amazing insights from the grandmasters that remain valuable to creative professionals throughout their careers.
Attendees are invited to join David and AIGA Pittsburgh Board Members following the presentation at Tavern 245.
245 Fourth Avenue, Downtown Pittsburgh

Limited seating.  Register now. 
FREE FOR AIGA MEMBERS*

*A $10 deposit is required; it will be refunded when you show up for this event.
NON MEMBERS $15 / STUDENT NON-MEMBERS $10
(Tickets will be sold at door if any remaining!)

Parking: Free street parking after 6 pm / Parking garages nearby

Thank you to our generous sponsor: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Friday, October 24, 2014 / New York

Culture, economics and commerce will converge to tackle the tough question businesses and designers face: What is the new shape of business? For more information, visit: gainconference.aiga.org

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - Saturday, October 10, 2015 / New Orleans

Experience provocative speakers, local culture, nightly networking receptions, competitions, exhibitions, professional development sessions and face-to-face roundtables with your design heroes. For more information, please visit: www.aiga.org/AIGA-design-conference-2015