Savage, a branding and corporate design agency, announces managing partner and brand strategist Robin Tooms’ election to the National Board of AIGA, the professional association for design.
Online PR News – 10-May-2010 – – AIGA’s professional members play a crucial role in determining the mission of the organization and elect the 15-member board. Their mission is to advance design as a professional craft, strategic tool and cultural force and to choose individuals who demonstrate leadership and commitment to the professional development of themselves and others.
“These individuals reflect a wide range of skills, experience and diversity that will be a huge asset to AIGA,” said Richard Grefé, AIGA’s executive director. “Their dedication to sustainable practices, engaging young designers, education, entrepreneurship and the pursuit of a more global design perspective will help the board meet the needs of our membership.”
Robin is a long-standing member of the AIGA Houston chapter, serving as President since 2005.
"The AIGA Houston board members have inspired and mentored local designers career development, and the Houston creative community is stronger for it,” Robin said. “The opportunity to work on the National Board is exciting because my leadership efforts can have a larger impact by helping design professionals become strategic design thinkers."
AIGA, the professional association for 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. AIGA now represents more than 20,000 design professionals, educators and students through national activities and local programs developed by 65 chapters and 200 student groups.
Savage is a Houston-based company that provides branding and marketing communications for corporations and non-profit organizations. Since 1973, Savage has consistently delighted its clients by creating award-winning work and pioneering the use of new design technology. Founded by Paula Savage, the firm’s work has been published in most of the profession’s juried books and publications. Today, Savage is known as a premier branding firm with both national and international clients. www.savagebrands.com