About AOD

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:

Automotive Design

Digital Design
Fashion Design
Furniture Design
Graphic Design

Interior Design
Jewelry Design


AOD Directory
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.

Featured Artist
A fortnightly showcase of artists and designers who have produced an impressive body of work.

Help Grow Your Art Community!

1) Show Your Support. Link to us!
2) Sponsor AOD.
3) Get Involved! Inform us of local art events and exhibitions.