AIGA Winterhouse Writing Awards 2008
"I am nearly the same age as the mini-mall. And though lovers of cities will weep for me, I must admit that much of my life has been spent — not at the mall, as you might expect of a girl San Fernando Valley-raised — but at the local mini-mall..."
Jade Chang, Winner
, Winterhouse Writing Award 2007
"While many of design’s most powerful practitioners advocate more writing and research, these designers (and the “larger” graphic design establishment) often undermine such advocacy due to their own suspicion of academia and ambivalence toward critical theory..."
Erica Nooney, Winner
, Winterhouse Student Writing Award 2007
The AIGA Winterhouse Awards for Design Writing & Criticism
seek to increase the understanding and appreciation of design, both within the profession and throughout American life. A program of AIGA, these annual awards have been founded by Jessica Helfand and William Drenttel of the Winterhouse Institute to recognize excellence in writing about design and encourage the development of young voices in design writing, commentary and criticism. Submissions for the 2008 awards are due before June 2, 2008...