Give back to and support your profession and the Bay Area design community! AIGA SF is a resource for designers in the greater Bay Area.
We have been supporting designers at every arc of their career for 37 years and operate in an increasingly expensive region.
AIGA SF is a registered 501c3 nonprofit - Donations are tax-deductible!
Help us continue to support our community!
Your donations go directly to support some of the following programs:
AIGA SF’s Women in Leadership and Design (WILD) initiative aims for gender parity in design. The purpose of WILD Programming, meetups and workshops is to empower women and genderqueer persons at every stage on their path to leadership. All are welcome #inclusivity. Thank you for the continued support of the in-house design team at Visa.
Compostmodern connects designers, scientists, and thought leaders to delve into what is known and what is predicted for our future on this planet. The potential —and urgency — of radical creativity achieved through discovery, new thinking and collaboration has never been greater. Founded in 2005 by Phil Hamlett and Jennifer Pattee then subsequently produced by Gaby Brinks, Raul Raj, Sarah Brooks, Rhonda Rubinstien, Rachel Beth Engelsdorfer.
The AIGA SF Fellow Award recognizes seasoned designers and other major figures who have made a significant contribution to raising the standards of excellence in practice and conduct within the Bay Area design community and the AIGA SF chapter. Our Fellows are honored for their design practice and other contributions in a range of areas, including education, writing, and leadership. Produced by David Asari.
Design//Work is a series of panel discussions for designers looking for career opportunities. Whether you’ve just graduated, emerging, changing careers or getting back into the swing of it after taking some time off, this series will help by offering insight and resources from some of the top talent and companies in the bay area. Produced by Rick Byrne.
San Francisco Design Week is an essential week-long city-wide festival that showcases the unique intersection of ideas, design, business & entrepreneurism that makes the Bay Area the birthplace of the future. Founded by Christopher Simmons and led by Dawn Zidonis.
Portfolio Day, known as the biggest and the best portfolio review on the West Coast, this is an opportunity to get valuable one-on-one feedback on your portfolio and career goals from some of the Bay Area’s best designers. Over 100 top Bay Area designers will serve as reviewers.