2012/13 Season

Student Event

Thursday: April 11, 2013- 6:30 pm @The Brink Lounge

Calling all Students! Save the date April 11, from 6 – 9PM at The Brink Lounge. Design Madison is holding its annual student event. Part portfolio review (for both completed books as well as books in progress) and part workshops packed with guidance on how to land that job and successfully join the workforce. Design […]

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Young Jerks [
Dan Cassaro]

Thursday: May 09, 2013- 6:00 pm @The Goodman Center

Dan Cassaro is a designer, animator, and illustrator living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Dan puts words on paper so that they might be accountable for themselves. Young Jerks is his one-man design shop specializing in custom type, illustration, logo design, and powerful 70’s rock and roll. Dan’s beautiful work and projects have received […]

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Chen Design Associates
 [Joshua Chen]

Thursday: April 25, 2013- 6:00 pm @The Goodman Center

Josh Chen lives and breathes design in San Francisco as Principal and Creative Director of Chen Design Associates [CDA] — a strategic branding and communications agency. Surviving the dot-com bust and the great recession, CDA has steadily built a more-than-20 years award-winning reputation by evolving with the times while keeping a steady vision on what […]

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Fuzzco [
Jon Yarian with Josh Nissenboim 
& Helen Rice]

Thursday: March 14, 2013- 6:00 pm @The Goodman Center

Started in 2005 by Helen Rice and Josh Nissenboim, Fuzzco is a full-service digital agency consisting of designers, programmers and problem-solvers combining elbow grease, guts and resourcefulness to improve and shape brands that people relate to and rely on. With a client list that now includes Google, eHarmony, and Sharp, they and their seven employees […]

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Quite Strong [
Elaine Chernov, Jana Kinsman, Victoria Pater, Jennifer Sisson, & 
Katherine Walker]

Thursday: February 21, 2013- 6:00 pm @The Goodman Center

Chicago-based collective Quite Strong is made up of five strong-minded women: Graphic Designer Katherine Walker. Completing this collaborative are Art Director Elaine Chernov, Illustrator Jana Kinsman, Graphic Designer Victoria Pater and Web Developer Jennifer Sisson. Together, they amplify one another’s talents and energies to make a diverse range of things. Simply put, they seize creativity […]

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 [Nadine Nakanishi 
& Nick Butcher]

Thursday: January 31, 2013- 6:00 pm @The Goodman Center

Founded by Nicholas Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi, the Chicago-based Sonnenzimmer began in 2006 when the couple merged their painting studios and, in the process, acquired some industrial screen printing equipment for a song. Two years into taking the occasional poster commission, the pair decided to transform Sonnenzimmer into a full-blown commercial graphic artist studio. Since […]

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DM + Friends Holiday Party

Thursday: December 06, 2012- 6:00 pm @The Brink Lounge

Join Madison area marketing organizations for good food and great conversation as we all get together to celebrate another successful year! Enjoy an array of appetizers sure to heat things up and drink specials that will warm you from inside out. You won’t want to miss it! Hosted this year by our friends at the […]

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Jolby & Friends [Josh Kenyon & Colby Nichols]

Thursday: November 15, 2012- 6:00 pm @The Goodman Center

Jolby is a collaborative design and illustration studio based in Portland, Oregon. Josh Kenyon & Colby Nichols began their partnership in 2005 after meeting at the Art Institute in San Diego. They combine their talents as Art Directors, Designers and Illustrators, utilizing their experience from working within agencies over the course of their careers. The […]

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2012/13 Season Kickoff Party

Thursday: November 01, 2012- 6:00 pm @The Brink Lounge

As you prepare for The Walking Dead launch parties, scour the interwebs for great-tasting fake blood recipes and figure out how to make the perfect Pantone Halloween costume, make sure you reserve Thursday November 1st for the the Design Madison 2012/2013 Gala Supreme Kick-off Party. Shake off the candy coma and get the lowdown on […]

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