Erik Adigard

Erik Adigard is a founder of M-A-D, a communication design studio positioned at the intersection of culture, technology and media arts.

His body of work includes numerous visual essays and websites for Wired, the short documentary Webdreamer, the book Architecture Must Burn and branding campaigns for IBM. Large exhibits include commissions from Villette Numérique in Paris, ExperimentaDesign in Lisbon and the Venice Architecture Biennale 2008. More recently, Adigard co-designed the SpontaneousInterventions exhibit for the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale U.S. Pavilion, which won a Special Mention. He is currently working on a book project that explores the new nature of image. Adigard's creations have been shown in galleries, museums, film festivals and publications world-wide.
Other activities include teaching for the California College of the Arts, jurying on major competitions and serving on advisory boards. Among his many awards, he received the Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design and the Rome Prize. He is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale. »more info