Margo Chase famed typographer and founder of Chase Design Company will be giving a special lecture for industry professionals and students at her Gallery Opening on April 16, 2010 at The Art Institute of California- Orange County. The lecture will discuss the design process from research and inspiration through strategy, art direction, and design.
Margo has designed logos for many in the entertainment industry in Hollywood including Madonna, Cher, Prince, Bonnie Raitt and others. Her company has been involved in the "branding" of prestigious clients including The WB Television Network, Cartoon Network, Belkin, Chinese Laundry, CVS/pharmacy, Target, Mattel, Nike, Reebok, Procter&Gamble, Starbucks, Nestle, Virgin Records, and Warner Bros. Records. In a recent Graphic Design USA reader’s poll, Margo was one of only two designers to make the top ten in both “Most Influential Graphic Designers of the Era” and “Most Influential Graphic Designers Today”. Chase Design Group also was voted in the top ten “Most Influential Design Firms of the Era”. She was recently featured in the celebrated show “Women Designers in the USA, 1900-2000: Diversity and Difference” on exhibition in New York City and in 2009 was awarded the AIGA Fellow award.