Date: February 2-7, 2013 City: San Francisco, CA Venue: SPUR, 654 Mission St. Discount Amount: 25% Discount Code: GRDesign DeveloperWeek will turn the City of San Francisco into a one-week tech university and tech start-up incubator. The first annual DeveloperWeek 2013 Conference February 2nd – 7th combines a 4-day educational conference, technology-specific app development contests, developer tech exhibitors, startup lightning pitches, and keynote talks from the top engineers across app development, data science, and mobile apps. Topics covered in... CONTINUE READING
Churchill Downs, the world’s most legendary racetrack, has conducted Thoroughbred racing and presented America’s greatest race, the Kentucky Derby, continuously since 1875. Churchill Downs released the official event logos for Kentucky Derby 139 and Kentucky Oaks 139. Both logos were designed by SME for the fifth consecutive year. SME explored a contemporary vision for the design of the 2013 event marks with the bold use of negative space creating a lighter, less traditional feel than previous iterations. Each logo... CONTINUE READING
Location: Las Vegas, MGM Grand Dates: April 30 to May 2 2013 Discount Code: GraphicD10 (to receive a 10% discount) Whether you are a developer, product person, an entrepreneur or a designer, this is a great event from not only an education perspective but also in terms of inspiration and networking. The 2nd annual Future Insights Live is a multi-track, 4-day tech conference, featuring an optional workshop day and 3 conference days. A combination of their existing shows –... CONTINUE READING
$200/ $100 Discount for GraphicDesign.com Readers to The Creative WorkShop in Dubai, Europe and New York
Event: The Creativity Workshop Discount Code: GD2013 Discount Amount: $200 (Europe and Dubai) and $100 (New York) The Creativity Workshop: Creative Writing, Drawing, Photography, Storytelling and Memoir has been attended by graphic designers from all over the globe since 1993. The Workshops take place in some of the most inspiring places in the world: New York City, Dubai, Barcelona, Istanbul, Prague, Florence, Crete, and Provence! Upcoming Creativity Workshops: 2012 • Dubai December 6 – 9 2013 • Istanbul March... CONTINUE READING
I spent last Monday November 12, 2012 at the sold out An Event Apart (AEA) conference at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. This was my first time at AEA. Admittedly, I had some reservations about how relevant An Event Apart would be for me personally since I’m an SEO and usability professional and not a full-time designer. But I’m a fan of a good conference and a designer friend of mine raved about the event a year or... CONTINUE READING
Pre-hurricane Sandy, I attended the Designers & Books Fair held at the The Katie Murphy Amphitheater at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). The Katie Murphy Amphitheater is one of those types of spaces that retains a sense of intimacy despite a seating capacity over 200 people, an ideal setting for Learning from Experience: Four Graphic Designers in Conversation. One of the many fantastic programs included in the fair celebrating the relationship between designers and books, Learning from Experience... CONTINUE READING
Date: May 20-22, 2013 Location: San Diego Discount: $75 Promotion Code: AEAGDC An Event Apart has announced their 2013 schedule and registration is now open for all 8 shows. An Event Apart, San Diego, is to take place between May 20th and May 22nd. Every two-day conference is to be followed by an optional full-day workshop on mobile and beyond. The first 2 days will be an intense educational learning session for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design.... CONTINUE READING
Date: April 1-3, 2013 Location: Seattle Discount: $75 Promotion Code: AEAGDC An Event Apart has announced their 2013 schedule and registration is now open for all 8 shows. An Event Apart, Seattle, is to take place between April 1st – 3rd. Every two-day conference is to be followed by an optional full-day workshop on mobile and beyond. The first 2 days will be an intense educational learning session for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design. If you are... CONTINUE READING
With the hospitality of the contemporary New World Stages venue, (Normally the home of Off-Broadway shows) Future of Web Design NYC 2012 was a mellow, two day event packed full of techies, creatives, and two stages running consecutive conference sessions. The event included some of the most creative and exciting minds working in web development and design today. The final day was a choice of four different, day-long workshops, each lead by a totally inspirational industry leader. FOWD is... CONTINUE READING
The Internet is a wonderful thing. I pretty much live on it. It puts the collective knowledge of mankind at your fingertips. It also makes it very tempting and easy to lift a logo, art, image or some prose. It happens all the time. There’s a myth floating around that if something is on the Net, it’s in the public domain. Not so. Even if it doesn’t carry a ©, it’s probably still protected by copyright. But, stuff still... CONTINUE READING
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