SPRINGBOARD Featured on AIGA Pittsburgh’s ‘[x]posed Studio Tour’
AIGA Pittsburgh is featuring Springboard’s innovative workplace on its annual ‘[x]posed Studio Tour.’ AIGA’s mission, “to advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force,” meshes well with Springboard’s activist, interdisciplinary focus.
On October 29, 2009, Springboard Design is opening its space up to the local design community as part of AIGA Pittsburgh’s annual ‘[x]posed Studio Tour.’ Registration for the tour is limited to allow for more interactions between Springboard’s Leadership Team and visitors. To sign up, visit the AIGA Pittsburgh Website at http://pittsburgh.aiga.org/registration/index.php?event_id=34734662.
John DeGore, a board member of AIGA Pittsburgh, has said that, “Through their involvement in the ‘[x]posed Studio Tour,’ Springboard will be fulfilling one of AIGA Pittsburgh’s missions: demonstrating the value of design in our region. By [x]posing many of Pittsburgh’s unique design opportunities, young professionals will see that Pittsburgh can be the perfect place for them to live and work.”
From the AIGA Website: “AIGA, the professional association for design, is the place design professionals turn to first to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical analysis and research and advance education and ethical practice. AIGA sets the national agenda for the role of design in its economic, social, political, cultural and creative contexts. AIGA is the oldest and largest membership association for professionals engaged in the discipline, practice and culture of designing. Founded as the American Institute of Graphic Arts in 1914 as a small, exclusive club, AIGA now represents more than 21,000 designers through national activities and local programs developed by more than 55 chapters and 200 student groups.”