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Special offer from the AIGA Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co.

From: Susan O.
Sent on: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:42 PM

AIGA is generously offering the UXPA LA member pricing, a $30 discount., to their upcoming event - tomorrow!  Thank you AIGA!

Join us for an evening full of inspiration with a talk and presentation by Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. Uncensored, uncut, and still refreshingly sincere, Los Angeles is in for a wild ride. We hope to see you there.

Thursday, April 11, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LA Mart
1933 S. Broadway #850
11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90007

REGISTER NOW discount code UXPA15

Agenda/Event Timeline

7:00–7:30 Mix and Mingle
7:30–7:40 Introduction
7:40–8:50 Talk/Presentation
8:50–9:00 Q & A

Event Description
Using scientific proof and state-of-the-art multimedia techniques, Aaron James Draplin of the Draplin Design Co. delivers a suckerpunch of a talk that aims to provide bonafide proof of work, the highs and lows of a ferociously independent existence and a couple of tall tales from his so-called career in the cutthroat world of contemporary graphic design. Just a regular American guy with a trajectory a little dirtier than yours, his talk is open to all oncomers brave enough to show up. If you are a youngster, you may find yourself inspired to attack your design future in a different way. If you are established, you may just leave feeling grateful you don't have anything to do with him. Hard to say. All Los Angeles champion citizens are invited to attend. Be there!

About the Speaker
Located in the mighty Pacific Northwest, the Draplin Design Co. proudly rolls up its sleeves on a number of projects related to the Print, Identity, Web Development, Illustration and Gocco Muscle categories. We make stuff for Coal Headwear, Union Binding Co., Richmond Fontaine, Field Notes, Esquire, Nike, Wired, Timberline, Chunklet, Incase, Giro, Cobra Dogs, Burton Snowboards, Hughes Entertainment, Megafaun, Danava, Ford Motor Company, Woolrich and even the Obama Administration, if you can believe that. We pride ourselves on a high level of craftsmanship and quality that keeps us up late into the wet Portland night.Our Proud List of Services: Graphic Design, Illustration, Friendship, Clipping Pathery, Garying, Jokes/Laughter, Campfire Strummin’, Gocco Dynamics, Road Trip Navigation, Trust, Guitar Tuning, Gen’l Conversation, Culture Critique, Color Correcting, Existential Wondering, Bounty Hunting, Heavy Lifting, Advice, A Warm Meal, Simple Ideas and Occasional Usage of Big Words.

$15 for AIGA Members
$45 for AIGA Non-Members
Learn more about AIGA membership (link).

Parking Details
Parking will be available for the event in either our South (the one with the big chair) or East Lot (across Broadway) for $5.

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We will be live-tweeting the event. @this1designs

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