Acclaimed Emmy-Award Winning Designer Karin Fong To Headline Speaker Series For AIGA Los Angeles: Professional Association Of Design

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Fourth Installment of the AIGA Los Angeles Speaker Series to Hit Maker City LA in Los Angeles on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Recently lauded by Fast Company magazine as one of the “100 Most Creative People in Business,” Karin Fong brings her savvy and insight to AIGA’s fourth installment of their speaker series on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Maker City LA in Los Angeles.

Karin Fong is an Emmy-award winning director and designer. Known for her work in television, advertising, and cinema, Karin brings her brand of visual storytelling to everything she creates. Among her projects are the iconic opening titles of Boardwalk Empire, South Park, and Black Sails, as well as the main titles of numerous feature films. Her directing credits include commercials for major brands, including Target, Lexus, Sony PlayStation and Herman Miller. From cinematics for Sony’s God of War video game series to large-scale video installations in Times Square, Karin’s projects showcase her inventive mix of design and filmmaking expertise.

She currently oversees the creative vision at Wonderland Sound & Vision, the film and television production company founded by McG (Charlie’s Angels, The O.C.). Prior to Wonderland, Karin was a founding member of Imaginary Forces, where she honed her skills at the intersection of live-action, design, and animation.

Fong’s work has appeared in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, the Pasadena Museum of California Art, The Wexner Center, Artists Space and in numerous publications.

Tickets for the September 23rd event are currently available on the AIGA Los Angeles website at http://www.losangeles.aiga.org. The event street address is 1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007, and will take place from 6:30PM-9:30PM.

Speaker image and other event graphics are available upon request. For more information about the upcoming event featuring Karin Fong, contact AIGA Los Angeles Communications Director Shannon Gabor at (310) 306-0283 or via email at sgabor(at)aigalosangeles(dot)org.

ABOUT AIGA
AIGA is a professional association for design committed to furthering the excellence in design as a broadly defined discipline, strategic tool for business and cultural force. AIGA is the largest community of design advocates bringing together practitioners, enthusiasts and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create a vision for a collective future. AIGA defines global standards and ethical practices, guides design education, enhances professional development and provides powerful resources for its members.

ABOUT THE SERIES
The AIGA speaker series was launched by AIGA in 2014 with the objective of spotlighting Los Angeles as a crucial city for design. Part of a local AIGA initiative to inform and stimulate the local design community, these events will be focused on a wide range of topics from Los Angeles-based projects, agencies and industry trends.

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