Full Transparency

***POSTPONED*** Hear crazy stories and tough lessons learned by a 15 year studio veteran.

[UPDATE: Event is postponed! Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, this talk is postponed. Stay tuned for an announcement of the new date in 2023.]

AIGA Houston is excited to announce the return of our first in-person talk since 2019 featuring design studio veteran and Houston native, Roby Fitzhenry. With all the craziness over the last few years, we need authentic transparency more than ever, and Roby is coming to town to deliver it.

Roby Fitzhenry will share tough stories and lessons learned over his 15 years of running Always Creative. Always Creative is a studio specializing in branding, design and strategy for startups and entrepreneurs since 2007.


Creative Talk

  • Thursday, December 8
  • 6–8 p.m.
  • MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, Matchbox 2
  • 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002


  • Thursday, December 8
  • 8–10 p.m.
  • Wooster's Garden
  • 3315 Milam St, Houston, TX 77006


AIGA Members

  • General Admission: $5*
  • *Cyber Monday deal through 12/2: Automatically get $5 off during check-out!
  • Student: Free


  • General Admission: $15**
  • **Cyber Monday deal through 12/2: Get $10 off with promo code LOREMIPSUM
  • Student: Free (If you are a student nonmember, please email officers for a discount code.)

At-the-door tickets

At-the-door tickets will be available for purchase at the nonmember rate. Purchases must be made with card only. No cash will be accepted.

Not a member? You can support our mission and programming by joining at my.aiga.org. Memberships start at $50/year!

Evening Program

  • 5:30 p.m. — Check-in
  • 6:00 p.m. — Roby Fitzhenry Talk
  • 7:45 p.m. — Q&A
  • 8:00 p.m. — Closing
  • 8:00–10:00 p.m. — Happy Hour


Parking is available at the Mid-Main Garage directly across from MATCH and on surrounding streets. See a map and other parking details here.

The use of rideshare and the MetroRail is also encouraged.


MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center

Set in Midtown on Main and the light rail, MATCH or the Midtown Arts & Theater Center was created to provide a home for a broad spectrum of Houston’s arts. With 4 performance spaces, 3 rehearsal studios, 3000 square feet of gallery space, and offices for up to 60 arts professionals, it promises to be a creative collaboration unlike anything Houston has even seen.


Roby Fitzhenry and Always Creative

Roby Fitzhenry is a brand strategist and identity designer based in Houston and Austin. Since Always Creative (AC)’s inception in 2007, he’s helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and startups launch and scale successful brands. He’s also a girl dad, avid home cook, massive sci-fi fan and gamer.


AIGA Houston

As the profession’s oldest and largest professional organization for design, AIGA seeks to advance design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. Locally, the Houston chapter focuses on building community, strengthening skills and advocating for design. We are a 100% volunteer-powered nonprofit organization.



We are committed to programming that is as inclusive as possible. If you require special assistance, accommodations, or wheelchair seating, please email officers@houston.aiga.org at least 14 business days before the scheduled event.

Code of Conduct

By registering and or attending any of our events, you agree to abide by AIGA Houston’s Code of Conduct.

Recording Disclosure: Your registration and/or presence constitutes permission to use photos, audio, and video recording taken in the public spaces of our event for promotional and educational purposes in connection with AIGA Houston activities, corresponding publications and AIGA Houston managed websites. If you would prefer to not be included in photos or videos, please contact a board member or event volunteer to discuss further options.

COVID-19 Disclaimer: The Coronavirus pandemic is ongoing and constantly evolving. While we can’t wait to see you in-person, the health of our community is of the utmost importance. Please follow local recommendations regarding vaccinations, masks and social distancing while at AIGA events to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

When & Where
Thu, Dec 8, 2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
MATCH - Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston
3400 Main street
Houston, TX 77002