INDEX: | AIGA Aspen Design Challenge Finalists Convene to Refine Projects with Business and Design Experts
ASPEN (June 2009) — Experts in design, branding, communications and business joined forces in Aspen to meet with seven teams of aspiring designers on a mission to solve the global water crisis. These young designers—15 university students and recent graduates chosen from more than 450 entrants—are finalists in this year’s INDEX: | AIGA Aspen Design Challenge, “Designing Water’s Future.” Designing Water’s Future grew out of discussions at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, led by Brian Collins, chairman of Collins:, New York-based communications and design firm, and journalist J. Carl Ganter, co-founder of Circle of Blue, the international network of leading journalists, scientists and communications designers that reports the global fresh water crisis. Final judging takes place in Copenhagen during the INDEX Awards in August. Read the full article …
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