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Iraj Mirza Alikhani

Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Designer (Graphic Design)

Member since August 10, 2010

IRAJ MIRZA ALIKHANI

Born on 2 Nov. 1956, Tehran, Iran. Education: BA in Visual Communication, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University. Lecturer of Graphic Design at Tehran universities and University of Tehran Kish International Campus. Beginning of professional activities in Graphic design in 1984. Establishing Ashna Advertising Agency in 1991. Agent and distributor of Graphis Inc. (Switzerland) in Iran. Representative of IGDS in Icograda Regional Meeting, Istanbul, 2000. Invited lecturer to the 13th National Youth Festival of Visual Arts. Invited lecturer to the 14th Festival of Visual Arts (Young Artists from Islamic Nations). Lecturer at the Workshop of Graphic Design in Political Propaganda. Scenery designer of Master Mohammad-Reza Lotfi’s Concert, Tehran, 2008. Lecturer at “How to run a successful design studio” workshop, Amirkhani Gallery, Iranian Artists’ House, 2009.

Member of: The organizing board of Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS). The first board of Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS). The organizing board of Iranian Association of Advertising Agencies (IAAA). The first board of Iranian Association of Advertising Agencies (IAAA). Art Directors Club, NY, USA. The executive board of the 2nd and 7th Iranian Graphic Design Biennials. The board of directors of Iranian Advertising Film Festival “Baal”. The jury of the 4th & 7th Festival of University Students’ Research & Art. The jury of the 13th National Youth Festival of Visual Arts. The jury of the 14th Festival of Visual Arts (Young Artists from Islamic Nations). The jury of the Packaging Design for Exports Competition. The selective board & jury of the 2nd Visualization of Quranic Verses Competition. The jury of Tehran Province 11th Festival of Plastic Arts. The executive board of the 8th National Festival of Print Industries. The jury of the 6th Image of the Year Festival in graphic design category. The jury of the 4th National Culture & Arts Festival, “From Ghorban to Ghadir”. The advisory panel of “Graphic va Chap”, the Iranian practical graphics & print magazine, since 2008. The jury of the book “Iranian Logotypes”, Ciball Honar Publications, 2009.

Exhibitions and Awards: Individual and group exhibitions at Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University, 1984, 1985, 1986. “Group Exhibition of the Students of Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University”, Museum of Contemporary Arts, 1984. Individual slide show “From Himalayas”, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University, 1986. Iranian Graphic Design Biennials. (Praised in Advertising Photography category, “The 2nd Iranian Graphic Design Biennial”.) (Awarded as the art & design director, from “The 2nd, 3rd, 5th & 6th Iranian Graphic Design Biennials”.) “Self-Promotional Poster Exhibition of Iranian Graphic Designers”, 2001. Work exhibited at Galeria, Icograda website, 2006. “The Signs”, Iranian Artists’ House, 2006. “Iranian Typography”, Switzerland, 2006. “Stationery Design”, Iranian Artists’ House, 2007. Work exhibited at Galeria, Icograda website, 2008. Arranging “A Nice of Graphic Design” (A group exhibition of students’ works). Winner of the 3rd prize from “Artists’ Personal Logo Competition”, Café Graph website, 2008. “A Review of Logos Designed by Iraj Mirza Alikhani”, Café Graph website, 2008. “In Commemoration of Morteza Momayez”, Momayez Gallery, Iranian Artists’ House, 2008. “Silk Road: The 11th Islamic Arts Festival, Sharjah, 2008. “Social Inclusion Poster Exhibition”, San Ignacio de Loyola University, Lima, Peru, 2008. “The First Iranian Photo Expo”, Saba Institute of Culture & Art, Tehran, 2008. “6th Image of the Year Festival”, Poster Design Category, 2007-2008. “The First Fadjr International Visual Arts Festival”, Poster Design Category, 2009. “1st Disabled & Disability Art Festival”, Poster Design Category, 2009. “1st Justice & Hope Art Festival”, Poster Design Category, 2009. “1st Civic Photo & Postcard Festival”, Graphic Design category, 2009 (Winner of The 1st Prize). “Peace in a Multicultural Place”, Lima, Peru, 2009. Work exhibited at Galeria, Icograda website, 2009.

Works Presented in: Books of “Iranian Design Biennials” “The Book of Signs” “Graphic Design Iran 1”, 2001 The book of “Self-Promotional Poster Exhibition of Iranian Graphic Designers” “Graphis Logo 1”, Graphis Inc., Switzerland “Worldwide Identity”, Rockport Publishers, 2005 “Signs”, 2006. “Iranian Typography”, Nazar Publications, 2007 “Iranian Graphic Design Yearbook”, 2008 The book of “1st Civic Photo & Postcard Festival”, 2009 The book “Iranian Logotypes”, Ciball Honar Publications, 2009

Notes & Articles in: FILM, PICTURE WORLD, ADINEH magazines IRAN newspaper GRAPHIC va CHAP Magazine (6th issue, Summer 2008) Issues of “Jahate Ettela”, The newsletter of Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS). Garteh Design Website (“A Study of Iranian Logos”, 2009).

Received appreciation from IGDS for support and collaboration through a decade of the society’s activity.

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design