Friday 1st April, 2016
3:30pm to 4:15pm
Evolution of the NASA redesign with interesting details and anecdotes from the 1975 Program. Also the successful crowdfunding Reissue of our Design Manual in 2016.
Owner / Design Director, DanneDesign
Richard Danne has been sole proprietor of his firm for most of his six-decade career. He now practices in Napa Valley as Danne Design.
Danne received the prestigious AIGA Medal in 2014, the highest honor awarded in graphic design. He has won many other national and international awards — representing Danne & Blackburn, he accepted the “Award for Design Excellence” from President Reagan for NASA. Similar awards followed for the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Air and Space Museum. In 2012, AIGA honored him with a career “Inspiration” Archive Collection.
He was elected in 1974 to Alliance Graphique Internationale, an elite honorary organization, and was President of AGI/USA. He also was elected President of AIGA, and later organized and served as Founding President of AIGA/NY.
Richard has served on the Boards of: AIGA, Third Street Music School Settlement, New York Public Library, Center for Coastal Studies, and Napa Valley Jazz Society. He taught for several years at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. He has judged many competitions, lectured at conferences and universities, and has been widely published.
In earlier years, Richard was also a professional jazz musician. His recent memoir, Dust Bowl to Gotham, now resides in the permanent archives of AIGA.
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