AIGA

AIGA, the professional association for design, is committed to advancing design as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force.

Formerly an acronym for the "American Institute of Graphic Arts", AIGA, the professional association for design, believes designers serve a critical role as communicators, educators and innovators. AIGA sets the national agenda for the role of design in economic, social, political, cultural and creative contexts.

Organized in 1914, AIGA currently has more than 22,000 members throughout 66 chapters and more than 200 student groups nationwide. Its activities include the AIGA Medal, the AIGA Design Archives, and annual design competitions 365 and 50 Books/50 Covers.