AIGA Eye on Design

AIGA Eye on Design is an editorial platform publishing stories that examine what it means to be a designer today.

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A Guide to Self-isolation for Creatives

A growing and evolving resource for education, connection, money-making, and entertainment during the crisis. Illustration by Sara Andreasson

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A Growing List of Resources for the Movement for Black Lives

Resources, donation links, reading recommendations and Black designers to support. Illustration by Sophia Yeshi

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What Every Designer Needs to Know About Copyright Law

Unfortunately it's more than you think...

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Roberta Williams Is the World’s First Graphic Computer Game Designer, but She’s Famous for All the Wrong Reasons

“Video game history doesn’t know how to make sense of her except to single her out.”

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The Hidden History of Magic Eye, the Optical Illusion That Briefly Took Over the World

How a 1990s op-art phenomenon went from a tech-spec magazine to households everywhere.

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A marmot hiding in plain sight in the Swiss Alps

For Decades, Cartographers Have Been Hiding Covert Illustrations Inside of Switzerland’s Official Maps

They’ve eluded one of the most rigorous map-making institutions in the world to do so.

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Graphic Designers Have Always Loved Minimalism. But At What Cost?

In always pushing less is more, we risk losing the diversity of aesthetic experience.

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Eye on Design publishes stories that cover the issues important to the global design world through untold histories, reported features, and op-eds. Our goal is to elevate the voices of contemporary designers as a way to build a more engaged and conscientious design community.

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Every issue of Eye on Design magazine covers a new theme that highlights the unexpected intersections of design and the wider world.

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