New Orleans
AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create the vision for a collective future. We define global standards and ethical practices, guide design education, enhance professional development, and make powerful tools and resources accessible to all.
AIGA in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Mississippi

AIGA’s initiatives in New Orleans range from supporting designers with professional development, encouraging design students, assisting design educators, and documenting the history of graphic design in South Louisiana. A major goal is to raise awareness of the intrinsic value of good, thoughtful design in our community. AIGA New Orleans seeks to become a resource for all creative people in the community who are looking to participate in meaningful work and make Louisiana a place to have a design career.

AIGA New Orleans’s Mission

Make Louisiana a place to have a design career.

• Build community amongst designers
• Provide professional development, career resources, and support to the academic community.
• Validate the value and impact of design, to the community, through the community.

• Creative and communication professionals
• Students and Educators
• Decision: take the national stance.

Community. Resources. Value.
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This year, Ric announced his retirement from his post as CEO and while we’re sad to see him go, we’re thrilled to have caught a moment with him at the design conference for an interview. Who better to talk about AIGA and the conference than the man himself?
October 23, 2015
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What do you get when you take a room full of 20 rambunctious elementary schoolers plus 20 professional designers and throw in a challenge to wish New Orleans a Happy 300th Birthday?
October 19, 2015