Shop Local Part Duex
Here’s five more local Charlotte designers hawking their fantastic wares on the world wide web. AIGA Charlotte wants to help support local designers. One way you can do that in the month of December is buying your holiday gifts directly from designers. We’ve compiled a holiday gift guide with some of our favorite prints, shirts, jewelry, and books produced by designers who call...
AIGA Charlotte wants to help support local designers. One way you can do that in the month of December is buying your holiday gifts directly from designers. We’ve compiled a holiday gift guide with some of our favorite prints, shirts, jewelry, and books produced by designers who call Charlotte their home. Human Shaped Robot Human Shaped Robot is a one man screen printing studio producing...
As you settle down and watch this year’s Macy’s Parade, take a minute to look back on these balloons from the past eighty years. Click through on any one of these pictures to see more galleries of these floats. Any one more, for those of you who think Tim Burton’s float this year might be a little too scary!
Guest Blog—Creative Mornings Charlotte
What is Charlotte known for? Ask the average person on the street and the answer will more than likely be “banking.” True, banking has been our bread and butter for a while now and is where our notoriety lies, but there is also a design, arts, and technology scene that is booming exponentially. It’s time to capitalize on this. So how do we do that? How does the local creative scene get...
Charlotte designer Jake Mize’s t-shirt company, Inkefx, focuses on providing high quality products and a positive experience for customers. His online store is one of the best custom BigCartel sites you’re likely to run across, and the shirts themselves are well designed, with huge screens on the front and all the little details that go into making a quality shirt. Inkefx recently...
Design for Good Poster Initiative Recap
AIGA Charlotte’s Design for Good Poster Initiative show brought a packed house to Dialect Design this past weekend. Designers and representatives from local non-profits mingled as revelers from NoDa’s Art Crawl streamed in and out of the gallery space. It was great to see Charlotte’s creative community meet Charlotte’s non-profit community—we’re excited to see...
Why a Poster Gallery Show?
Design for Good isn’t just the name of AIGA Charlotte’s poster gallery show, it’s the focus of AIGA as a whole on unifying the design community to create social change. If you’re interested in learning more about what AIGA is doing, check out this video explaining the vision of Design for Good. But what does that have to do with the AIGA poster show this Friday?...