AIGA, the professional association for design, is the oldest and largest membership association for professionals engaged in the discipline, practice and culture of designing. Founded as the American Institute of Graphic Arts in 1914 as a small, exclusive club, AIGA now represents more than 23,000 designers through national activities and local programs developed by 65 chapters and over 200 student groups.
The San Francisco Chapter of AIGA is one of the largest and most active in the country, representing over 1,600 designers in graphics, interaction, experience, motion, and affiliated fields in the Greater Bay Area.
Run by a volunteer board of directors and an Executive Director, the organization celebrates design and provides unparalleled opportunities for networking within the local design community and a variety of resources to advance professionalism and broaden knowledge. AIGA SF’s events stimulate discourse and enrich the collective experience of design.