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Rob Jackson - The Art of Simplicity

Wednesday August 20, 2014 • 11:30 AM
$15 AAF Members and guests

In our complex world, simplicity has more power than ever. As principal and creative director of Extra Credit Projects (ECP), Rob Jackson knows well the power of simplicity. A 24-time Obie Finalist, Rob and ECP’s work has been recognized alongside top agencies in the world. Rob will talk about what it takes to twist a message, catch the eye, and instantly make an impact—which are vital in our “short attention span” culture. Join the creative community for insight and inspiration from one of our own, Rob Jackson.

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At the District 6 Regional competition, held on March 15th, 2014 in Lafayette, Indiana, two professional entries earned a Regional Silver ADDY.

B+B Marketing Communications of Midland
Dow Sochi 2014 Olympic Hospitality


RedPoint Design Direction of Midland
To Honor the Treaties website


Two student graphic designers also received Regional Silver ADDY Awards. Katie Adcock, art directed by Shaun Bangert from Saginaw Valley State University for Specialized Bike Catalog; and Kaitlyn Zumbach graphic design student, art directed by Thomas Canale, from Saginaw Valley State University for Pit & Balcony Re-branding.


Monica M. Lynch of Saginaw Valley State University and recipient of the $500 AAF–GLBR Student Scholarship was recently hired by AAF member, F.P. Horak IMPRESS Creative Group, March of 2014. Monica met F.P. Horak at the 2014 ADDY Awards where she received the scholarship for her Graphic Design portfolio.



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