Paula Savage Invited to Judge AIGA National Design Competition

Paula Savage, CEO, Savage, a Houston-based branding and marketing communications firm, will be one of the design judges to jury the Annual AIGA Design Awards for the print/brand and cross-media categories.

Online PR News – 21-April-2010 – – Paula Savage Hansen, founder, Savage - Branding + Corporate Design, was invited to participate as a judge for the National AIGA 365 Design Competition. The juried competition, reviews the best in design production across dozens of marketing channels.

The AIGA 365 competition is a distinguished show that selects the best work across all disciplines of marketing communications and design strategy, as chosen by a distinguished jury of design peers. After careful review of more than 3,800 entries, the jury selected a group of 182 examples of outstanding design produced in 2008. The selections become part of the AIGA Design Archives and a traveling exhibition that begins at the AIGA National Design Center in New York.

Having served on the boards of several professional organizations and as a past AIGA Texas board member and president, Hansen has been instrumental in establishing a strong reputation for design excellence and mentoring the next generation of design leadership.

Paula became an AIGA Fellow in 2008. AIGA Fellows is an award program that recognizes mature designers who have made a significant contribution to raising the standards of quality in practice and conduct within their local or regional design community as well as in their local AIGA chapter. The areas of education, writing, leadership and reputation, as well as the practice of design are given equal consideration in measuring significant contribution.

About AIGA
AIGA, the professional association for design, stimulates thinking about design, demonstrates the value of design and empowers the success of designers at each stage of their careers. AIGA’s mission is to advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force. Founded in 1914, AIGA remains the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design.

About Savage
Savage specializes in branding and corporate design, including the creation of identities, annual reports, marketing collateral and websites. Founded in 1973 by Paula Savage and headquartered in Houston, Texas, the firm’s work has received numerous awards and has been published in most of the profession’s juried books and publications.

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