Area of Design was founded in May 2002 and is based in Austin, Texas. Over the last 15 years, AOD has become one of the premier design portal resources on the web, showcasing established and emerging artists and designers worldwide. AOD provides a forum for the art community to express themselves and inspire others by encouraging, educating, and nurturing creative talent.
In 2017, AOD is excited to announce a complete revamp of our site and is gearing up to feature and promote fresh talent. Our goal is to elevate art and design so it better reflects each individual’s passion. Please check back soon for updates.
In addition, the Area of Design Agency offers graphic design services for branding, packaging, print, and digital design. Please inquire for design services.
Our scope includes, but is not limited to,
the following disciplines:
We hand-pick our directory to ensure top quality sites.
Educational features of iconic artists and designers.
In the Spotlight
A monthly interview with artists and designers who display an unusual talent.
A fortnightly showcase of artists and designers who have produced an impressive body of work.