Category Archives: DC Design Talks

DC Design Talks From Four Perspectives

03-Mar-08

This past Friday, Viget Labs hosted DC Design Talks, the first of a conference series called DC Talks that promote collaboration and creativity in the web community. Jason Garber and M. Jackson Wilkinson did a fabulous job of organizing the event. Ninety plus people showed up all interested in learning about design. I was stoked [...]

DC Design Talks From Robert’s Perspective

03-Mar-08

Robert Cooper Interactive Creative Director, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide Robert leads the interactive design portion of Ogilvy’s 360° Digital Influence Group. With clients such as Ford, Snap-On tools, and Select Comfort Beds, Robert has experience in marrying the user experience of social media with well-known brands. I left the DC Design Talks feeling creatively energized [...]

DC Design Talks From Abi’s perspective

03-Mar-08

Abi Tropea Designer, Belmont Inc A designer who works primarily in print, Abi has a fantastic knack for screen printing and has a personal admiration of letterpress design. “So, okay? Here tonight, we have, ah, apple and orange. We all different, but in the end, we all fruit.” (quoted lovingly from My Big Fat Greek [...]

DC Design Talks From Keith’s Perspective

03-Mar-08

Keith Muth Front End Developer, L-3 Communications A problem solver, Keith enjoys connecting front end design with back end programming. Keith graduated from JMU’s Special Media Arts and Design program and went on to make front-end development his full time career. I’ve never had actual formal design training…unless you count people like Samantha showing me [...]

DC Design Talks From Keri’s perspective

03-Mar-08

Keri Siebert Student, Art Institute of Washington DC After graduating from VCU Keri took a position as an International Export Analyst only to realize that she wanted to pursue her true passion for Design. Dropping everything, Keri is in her first year at the Art Institute and loving every minute. In school I am learning [...]