AIGA Detroit has been a chapter of the national AIGA organization since 1986. The Detroit chapter has 325+ members with a network reaching out to the entire Michigan creative community including: designers, educators, art directors, web developers, printers, illustrators, photographers, artists and students. Through events, programs and initiatives, AIGA Detroit is demonstrating the value of design to businesses and the power of design in our culture. The Detroit Chapter is committed to the continued growth of an already vibrant, creative community and a rich design history here in Michigan.

AIGA Detroit — at a glance

AIGA Detroit was established in 1986.

AIGA Detroit has a 475+ membership growing at 20% per year over the last 4 years.

AIGA Detroit is committed to demonstrating the value of design in business and the power of design in our culture.

AIGA Detroit membership network includes:

  • Designers
  • Educators
  • Web Developers
  • Art Directors
  • Printers
  • Illustrators
  • Photographers
  • Artists
  • Students


Our Mission:
AIGA Detroit is a community of visual designers that provides resources to connect and grow students, educators, and professionals.

AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create the vision for a collective future. We define global standards and ethical practices, guide design education, enhance professional development, and make powerful tools and resources accessible to all.