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BBG Art Director Alex Sheyn Awarded AIGA Chicago Emerging Designer of the Year Award

Congratulations are in order for Bright Bright Great Art Director Alex Sheyn, for being awarded AIGA Chicago‘s Emerging Designer of the Year Award 2017.

Alex Sheyn AIGA Chicago Emerging Designer of the Year Award Recipient 2017

AIGA Chicago’s Biggest Night

On April 13th, we’ll gather at Loft on Lake to honor this year’s recipients of the 2017 AIGA Chicago Awards—an unparalleled group of talent that has enhanced the profession, impact and culture of design in Chicago. We’re recognizing designers, companies, and organizations whose work strives to unite all ages, disciplines, races, income, genders, and perspectives in the design community, reduce violence in Chicago, and bolster K-12 design education.

Get more event details and RSVP here to join us for an evening of drinks, light bites, and celebratory cheers. We’ll be dressed in our best cocktail attire and hope you will be too.

And now, the winners you’ve been waiting for…

The Fellow Award
Carlos Segura

The Corporate Leadership Award
Cards Against Humanity

The Above & Beyond Award
Kelly Knaga

The Emerging Designer Award
Sophia Brown, 
Jenna Blazevich, and 
Alex Sheyn

Congratulations to our outstanding recipients who raise the standards for Chicago design.

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Jason Schwartz

BBG Creative Director Jason Schwartz and Cards Against Humanity Design Lead Amy Nicole Schwartz to Lecture at Cranbrook Academy of Art in November

BBG Creative Director Jason Schwartz and Cards Against Humanity Design Director Amy Nicole Schwartz (Collectively The Dracula Family) Part of 2016 Lecture Series at Cranbrook Academy of Art in November.

Jason Schwartz Amy Nicole Schwartz The Dracula Family

The Dracula Family will be presenting at request of Cranbrook 2-D Designer in Residence, Elliott Earls.

Thursday 11/10
Meet with 2D, talk about professional practices 10 am – 12 pm
Studio Visits 1 pm – 5 pm
Group Dinner

Friday 11/11

Studio Visits 10:30 am – 12 pm
Lecture 2-3:30

Full Lecture – 2-D, 3-D, Architecture, Painting, Metals, Ceramics, Fibers, Sculpture, Photography & Print Media (deSalle Auditorium)

Unstructured 2D Studio Review – 3:30- end of day

http://cranbrookart.edu/lecture-series/

 

About The Dracula Family

Jason Schwartz

Jason Schwartz is an enabler with a passion for crafting engaging experiences that intersect human interaction with technology. Over the past 15 years, Jason has worked for start-ups agencies & INC500s as Interactive Designer, Strategist, Advisor, Director of Marketing, Investor and Creative Director.
In 2007, Jason founded the Chicago-based design, strategy and technology house Bright Bright Great where he currently acts as Creative Director. Jason is also the acting Creative Director at Avondale Type Co. , TSH & Mlmtr, all of which he founded.
Amy Nicole Schwartz
Amy Schwartz is a designer specializing in branding, digital experiences, and games. She is currently the Design Director at Cards Against Humanity and Blackbox.
Amy was the winner of Command X at the 2015 AIGA National Design Conference; other recognition includes the 2016 Emerging Designer Award by AIGA Chicago, 2016 Finalist for Young Designer of the Year by the Net Awards, and the recipient of the AIGA What’s Next Grant in 2014.
Amy founded Liminal Space in 2015, a design initiative that promotes experimentation, community, and dialogue within Chicago’s thriving design, art, and technology scenes. Amy holds an MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BA from DePaul University.
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Bright Bright Great Added As Agency of Record for AIGA Chicago in 2015

AIGA Chicago AOR 2015

For 2015, AIGA Chicago has announced that they are working with six different partners as their Agencies of Record, who will divvy up the work of producing creative for all of AIGA Chicago’s events communications in 2015. Bright Bright Great is honored to be chosen to be one of those agencies and to be given the opportunity to apply some of our creative vision to AIGA’s programming for the Chicago community this year.

We are also thrilled to be working with our other five partners, Chuck Anderson, Trunk Club, Multiple, Someoddpilot, Ogilvy & Mather, and look forward to an amazing year with our community.

Additional Information: http://chicago.aiga.org/agency-of-record-thank-you-and-welcome/

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Jason Schwartz