Friday, January 18, 2008

Mark Your Calendars: Next Event Feb. 12

Ever wondered what being an art director actually means? Or what the heck is the difference between a design director and an art director? And just where does the designer fit in to all this? Well, come find out on Tuesday night, February 12th, at 7pm. Our speaker panel represents just about every rung on the career ladder, so you'll leave feeling ready to climb your own.

FREE to current members and SVA students! Otherwise it's $20 ($10 if you're a professional member) ... OR you could do the smart thing and enroll then and there as a student member for only $25. Wanna come? Register by sending us an email:

Location: School of Visual Arts Amphitheatre, 209 East 23rd St. (between 2nd/3rd Aves), 3rd floor
Questions? Leave a comment here or email us at

The Panel: Robert Newman (mag. design consultant & former design director of Fortune, Real Simple, Entertainment Weekly, Vibe, New York, Details, need we go on?); Nathalie Kirsheh (art director at W magazine); Vera Naughton (freelance art director, Europa Design); Andrea Nasca (associate art director at Men's Journal), and Michael Pangilinan (designer at GQ).

Thursday, January 17, 2008

New Year, New Look

So yes, it's mid-January already, but Happy New Year! You'll notice we look a tiny bit different ... and you'll notice more subtle changes over the next few months as we try to make this blog more valuable to you. If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know! And keep an eye on us over the next few weeks as we tell you about our exciting events this spring.