The Texas Show 2012 Recap

On June 7th, 126 design professionals came together to celebrate the 2nd biennial AIGA Texas Show, celebrating five star design in the Lone Star State. The Texas Show consists of a design competition, awards ceremony, catalog, and traveling exhibit.

The Texas Show 2012 Catalog

Houston winners were announced at the Heights Theater in an award ceremony. Past chapter president, Shawn Collier of Origin Design, acted as Master of Ceremony that night. Giving historical context to the state wide event and to the transition of the AIGA Texas chapter to the individual Austin, Dallas, and Houston chapters.

Volunteers working the front sign in desk

List of Houston Winners

Carmen Garza:
2nd Place | Booklet/Annual Report
3rd Place | Pro Bono

Andrew Hernandez:
2nd Place | Pro Bono

Carlos Hernandez:
3rd Place | Illustration ‘

Nathan Li:
1st Place | Packaging

Spindletop Design:
3rd Place | Interactive

Chapter President Andy Rich with Camen Garza ©2012 Tiki Photography

Carlos Hernandez of Burning Bones Press with Jennifer Blanco and John Earles from Spindletop Design ©2012 Tiki Photography

To read more about the winners and their work check out our sneak peek post. To view all of the winners click here.

Rowan Gearon and Hollie Olson from Adcetera ©2012 Tiki Photography

Jennie Lane, winner of our door prize drawing. ©2012 Tiki Photography

Many thanks to our beverage sponsor Tito’s Vodka ©2012 Tiki Photography

Fun for all ages… well, almost. ©2012 Tiki Photography

Many thanks goes out to our dedicated team of volunteers and sponsors.

To view the Flickr set click here. (Photos courtesy of Manuel Aguilera


By John Luu
Published June 27, 2012
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