AIGA Detroit Student Studio Tours: Ann Arbor
Friday, March 23, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
Ann Arbor, MI
Studio Tours at: Q Ltd., Pryor Design, and Savitski Design
Join us to tour of some of the best studios in the Ann Arbor area. This is a great opportunity to hear about the daily workings of these studios and meet the professional designers behind the work. You’ll get to see projects in progress, learn about company histories, and chat it up with the design professionals in these established design studios.
Registration Required and limited to 25 students to allow more one-on-one interactions with your studio hosts.
12:00 — 12:45 Meet at Sweetwaters in the Kerrytown Market,
407 North Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
12:45— 1:00 Walking time 15 min.
1:00— 2:00 Q LTD., 109 Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
2:00 — 2:30 Walking time
2:30 —3:30 PRYOR DESIGN, 303 South Main St., No.205, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
3:30 — 4:00 Walking time
4:00 — 5:00 SAVITSKI DESIGN, 102 Nickels Arcade, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Getting There / Parking / Walking: You will be responsible for your own transportation or carpool with other members of your student group as well as parking in Ann Arbor. We will be meeting in the Kerrytown Market and there are plenty of parking options. You will remain parked there the entire time, be prepared to walk to the studios. Here is a mapquest walking map.
Q LTD. / 109 Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 / www.qltd.com
"Founded in 1981 by a group of professionals who recognized the power of meaningful collaboration, Q continues today as a team of talented designers, experienced writers, strategic planners, brilliant information architects, and 21st-century technologists. This diverse blend of personalities, creativity, and expertise make Q your perfect partner for developing winning strategies that harness the power of design to communicate, inspire, and motivate."
Pryor Design Company / 303 South Main St., No.205, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 / www.prydesign.com
"Our mission: to use design as a catalyst to build brands that thrive. At Pryor Design, we have a relentless desire to create work that is smart, effective, and inspired. We seek relationships with like-minded clients who value the role that design plays in everyday life. Our grounded approach to brand design is a careful balance of creativity and strategy which yields solutions that are both inspiring and informative. We are a small group, with a diverse range of skills, operating in an engaging environment, and doing work that we have great passion for. Thatʼs what weʼre about."
Savitski Design / 102 Nickels Arcade, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 / www.savitskidesign.com
Savitski Design is a tiny little place of 450 sq. ft. we will be squeezing into their studio or splitting in half!
"We're designers in Ann Arbor, Michigan providing communications for those who educate, create, perform, or inspire. Our clients include art museums, academic institutions, book publishers, university presses, art presenters, architects, and the occasional oddball."
Don’t forget to sign up for the Portfolio Day on Saturday March 24th! Click here to register.