Joel Templin [Hatch Design]
Thursday: May 05, 2011- 6:00 pm @MMoCA (227 State Street)
Joel Templin, co-founder of San Francisco’s Hatch Design. Hatch has gained a global reputation for honest, human-centered design and branding. And since opening their doors in 2007, they have been turning out perfectly tasteful, wonderfully smart work for American Eagle, Charles Chocolates, Coca-Cola, Starbucks, and West Elm.
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Tyson Damman [Big Spaceship]
Thursday: April 21, 2011- 6:00 pm @Monona Terrace Lecture Hall
In April, Design Madison returns with a big daddy of digital agencies, Big Spaceship. Founded in 2000, Brooklyn-based Big Spaceship has earned its place as one of the true heavyweights of the interactive world, making us all click compulsively over sites for everyone from A&E, ABC, Adobe, Glaceau, HBO, MoMA, Nike, Royal Caribbean, and Target.
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Sara Frisk [IDEO]
Thursday: March 10, 2011- 6:00 pm @The Brink Lounge
In March, Design Madison brings Sara Frisk from IDEO. For the uninitiated, IDEO is the giant of the product design world, having helped invent literally thousands of the things you use every day, stretching all the way back to the first Apple mouse.
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Liz Danzico [Bobulate & Happy Cog]
Thursday: February 17, 2011- 6:00 pm @The Brink Lounge
The Design Madison season shifts gears with Liz Danzico, one of the smartest minds we know in user experience design. As we bring more and more of our lives online, Liz is there to bring order, thought, and delight to the design. Her work spans across retail, publishing, media and entertainment, but always comes back to helping better organize our digital lives.
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Mikey Burton [Little Jacket]
Thursday: January 13, 2011- 6:00 pm @The Goodman Center (149 Waubesa Street)
The Design Madison season continues with another emerging design powerhouse, Mikey Burton. Hailing from our hard-working Midwestern neighbor Ohio, you can often still smell the elbow grease in his work. He has a crisp style that’s thick with history and as humble as a blue collar.
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Holiday Party 
Thursday: December 09, 2010- 6:00 pm @Samba Brazilian Grill
Another year bites the dust. Time to don your jolliest of holiday hats and celebrate the year’s exploits with fellow groups AAF-Madison, Ad 2 Madison, AIGA, Association of Women in Communications, PRSA-Madison and SMPS-Wisconsin. We’ll have swag give-aways, edibles and a cash bar to help jostle the jolly loose. Admission is FREE for members of […]
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Season Kickoff Party 
Wednesday: October 27, 2010- 6:00 pm @Brocach Irish Pub
Well after a long and well-needed slumber, Design Madison is back in action. As always we have a season lineup of speakers and events to knock your socks off! Come to Brocach Irish Pub to see what the 2010/11 Season has in store.
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Thursday: November 18, 2010- 6:00 pm @Hiebing Group (315 Wisconsin Ave.)
Design Madison starts the season out with the Brooklyn-based, young-gun Jessica Hische. Most well known for her heavily-bookmarked and wildly prolific website, The Daily Drop Cap, Jessica puts the capital-D in design with work that is a blend of sophisticated illustration, hand-lettered type, deep saturation, and joy.
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