Getting Everything You Want: The Return of the Jedi Designer
Noreen Morioka shares her experiences and insight to what has given AdamsMorioka 20 years of fun, craziness, and—even more important—the bigger picture of evolving culture and more business. Why not? What we do is fundamentally the voice of both. Come share a laugh and challenge her thinking.
Noreen is a co-founder of AdamsMorioka, a design and communications firm with offices in Beverly Hills. She leads a multidisciplinary creative teams of strategists, designers, writers, photographers, animators and technologists in solving complex branding and marketing initiatives for major corporations worldwide. Their clients include ABC, Adobe, Gap, OldNavy, Frank Gehry Partners, Nickelodeon, USC, Sundance, The WaltDisney Company, Target, and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Along with her partner, Sean Adams, she is the co-author of two best-selling books: Logo Design Workbook and Color Design Workbook.
Since AdamsMorioka’s founding in 1994, the firm has been globally recognized by every major graphic design competition and publication including; Communication Arts, I.D., Step Inside Design, and Graphis magazines, as well as The Type Directors Club, The British Art Director’s Club, AIGA, and the New York Art Director’s Club. In 2000, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art exhibited AdamsMorioka in a solo retrospective. Morioka holds the honor of being named to I.D. magazine’s “ID40,” citing them as two of the 40 most important people shaping design internationally.
Morioka is currently the President of the Los Angeles Chapter of AIGA (again!), a Fellow of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), chair of the AIGA National President’s Council, Fellow of the International Design Conference at Aspen, and a board member of New York Art Director’s Club. She also served as chair for the James Beard Awards for Design and Architecture. She is a frequent international design competition judge and lecturer.
Date: Thursday October 25
Time: 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Location: 240 Studio, 240 Calle Cesar Chavez, Santa Barbara
Complimentary glass of wine and appetizers.
Non Members $25
Students with ID $12