The AIGA has named this yr’s recipients of the AIGA Medal and Company Management Award. The winners of those, the affiliation’s highest honors, will probably be feted on the annual AIGA Awards Gala on April 21 at Pier Sixty in New York Metropolis.
The AIGA Company Management Award will probably be introduced to Bloomberg L.P. for its position in advancing design on a number of fronts by means of its trade main merchandise and firm tradition. Beginning with the groundbreaking design of the flagship product, the Bloomberg Terminal, the design of media merchandise corresponding to Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg.com, and its progressive work areas and complicated branding applications, design is integral to how the corporate operates and offers worth. The AIGA choice committee notes that, “as well as, Bloomberg demonstrates dedication to the general development of design, creativity and innovation by means of a variety of cultural partnerships.”
The seven particular person AIGA Medalists, chosen primarily based on their contributions to the design neighborhood by means of management and excellence over the course of their careers, will every obtain an AIGA Medal which has been awarded to design professionals since 1920.
The 2017 Medalist recognition goes to:
Artwork Chantry for his intrepid exploration of subculture visible communication and fearless celebration of cultural range.
Emmett McBain for his revolutionary design management and profound social affect in co-founding Burrell-McBain Promoting.
Rebeca Méndez for difficult and remodeling academia and design with an progressive interaction of id and tradition.
Picture: Michael Powers
Mark Randall for his singular dedication to range in design and his tenacity in funding minority and economically deprived design college students.
Picture: Kelly Campbell
Nancy Skolos and Tom Wedell for pushing the boundaries of artwork, design and know-how with a particular imaginative and prescient to search out connection amongst disparate types.
Lance Wyman for his mastery of visible ecosystems and for setting the usual for the common public design expertise.
Proceeds from the AIGA Gala will fund AIGA’s and the AIGA New York chapter’s instructional programming and occasions, design sources corresponding to scholarships and archives, and authentic editorial and digital content material.