A Legend of Design

August 12, 2004

SVA founder and chairman Silas H. Rhodes is being honored by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) at its first annual Design Legends Gala. The black-tie affair will be held on Thursday, September 30 at New York City’s Chelsea Piers Lighthouse. Mr. Rhodes will receive the AIGA Medal for design leadership, in recognition of the extraordinary support he has given to graphic designers in his role as creative director of the Visual Arts Press. Renowned designers such as Milton Glaser, Kevin O’Callaghan, Paula Scher, George Tscherny and James Victore have all seen their designs brought to life under Mr. Rhodes’ direction. Mr. Rhodes joins 22 other medal recipients at this celebration of the 90th year of the AIGA.

Image: Photo by Brian Finke, 2003

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