Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Legacy Award Winner 2008

Deborah Williams, proud business owner with Mayor Hickenlooper after the newly, Design and Image created, City of Denver logo was announced to the public at a press conference.

The 2008 Legacy Award goes to
Deborah Williams of Design and Image Communications

Deborah served as ADCD President in 1982/83 and on the Board from 1983-87, twice as Chairman.

Her firm, Design and Image Communications is a successful and well-reputed visual branding firm founded in 1971. Deborah has supported the Art Directors Club in many ways over the years, including participating in the Club's annual show where they have won their share of awards.

In addition to Deborah's involvement with ADCD, she was also President of AIGA Colorado and served on the national board of the Association of Professional Design Firms. She has also served on the boards for Safehouse Denver, the Art Student's League of Denver and the LoDo District.

More recently, Design and Image created the logo for the City of Denver in 2007, which adds a colorful brand to the City's marketing efforts.

As one of the pioneer women in Denver's design community, Deborah has seen many changes. Balancing the business side of design with creative work, Deborah is one of the legends in the community as well as in the Art Directors Club of Denver.

1 comment:

leany said...

Other Legacy Award winners included: Robert Mayer Sr., Jr. and III of the Robert Mayer Corporation, which brought both the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa and the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort to downtown Huntington Beach; Natalie and Dana Carlson of Century Publishing, a family business that has won dozens of national awards for the directories it publishes.

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