AIGA (Re)Design Awards 2015

Green Graphic & Packaging Design


Calling for entries, due July 14!

AIGA Seattle is continuing the tradition started by the Colorado chapter in 2009, LA in 2011 and Minnesota in 2013. The (Re)design Awards celebrates designers whose work has a positive impact on our planet’s environment, cultures, economy and people. This year’s awards will go to winners in each category – as well as a greatest good category. Professional, conceptual and student entries are welcome.
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Cindy Gilbert / Director

Cindy Gilbert is the founding director of MCAD’s Sustainable Design program which is home to the fully online, multidisciplinary MA in Sustainable Design (MASD) that is the first of its kind in the world. In this role, she fosters a culture of awareness and creativity through sustainable, innovative and collaborative design. The MASD program blends theory, practice and leadership into a holistic, hands-on learning experience that culminates in student-driven thesis work that brings novel, sustainability-focused products and services to fruition.

Cindy has taught numerous courses and workshops, around the world and online, in the fields of biology, sustainability and biomimicry. She is founder of Alula Consulting which specializes in innovative online and sustainability education projects for educational institutions, non-profits, and corporations. Most recently, she served for nearly four years as the founding director of university education at the Biomimicry Institute where she developed and managed all higher education programs, including the professional certification program, annual education summits, affiliate and fellows programs, and design challenges. Cindy is based in Montana.