Designer Iva Babaja selected for President of ICOGRADA

place: Canada
organiser: ICOGRADA
Iva Babaja, who was for years the Vice President of ICONOGRADA, was recently selected for the President of this respectful international organization.

Born in Zagreb, Croatia, Iva studied at the Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna. She has worked extensively as a photographer, art director and freelance designer for major advertising agencies, publishers and cultural institutions. She is currently Creative director at Euro RSCG agency in Zagreb, working for many local and international clients. Her work has been included in many exhibitions and publications both in Croatia and abroad.

She is also committed to doing pro bono work for worthy projects and is an active member of the international design community. Within Icograda, she is working on several membership projects, while also dealing with the recognition and respect of the design profession in her native Croatia. She is founder and president of the Association for Promotion of Visual Culture and Communications (VIZUM) and has worked extensively on the organisation and execution of ZGRAF and many other international exhibitions and projects. Iva is also a member of Croatian Designers Society (HDD), Association of Artists of Applied Arts (ULUPUH) and Art Directors Club New York.

(D.H., 22.11.2013)