Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand | Audio

Episode 101: Going West

On the eve of AIGA’s 2019 Design Conference in Pasadena, California, Michael and Jessica discuss what goes into planning a design conferences and reflect on what has changed over the years.

Jessica says,
The culture is not only supported but it is advanced by these events where we come together and remember why we do what we do, why we love what we do, and why we support each other and must continue to support a profession that supports us

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Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand Jessica Helfand, a founding editor of Design Observer, is an award-winning graphic designer and writer. A former contributing editor and columnist for Print, Eye and Communications Arts magazine, she is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale and a recent laureate of the Art Director’s Hall of Fame. Jessica received both her BA and MFA from Yale University where she has taught since 1994. In 2013, she won the AIGA medal.

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