In 1996 he joined the Iranian Graphic Designer Society (IGDS), and for several years he headed its Educational Committee. In 2003, his many outstanding achievements were recognized when he was elected the president of IGDS’s Board of Directors. Always active in organizing IGDS’s graphic design biennials, Assadollahi participated in both the selection committee and jury of these exhibitions. In 2002 he became the general secretary of the 7th Iranian Graphic Design Biennial. In the 2nd, 3rd and 4th biennials, he received several prestigious awards for logo and poster designs. In 2008 he received an honorary doctorate from the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.
Assadollahi’s striking, innovative designs have been shown in numerous exhibitions and printed in several national and international publications. Since 2000, he has presented scholarly papers at conferences on topics such as poster design, logo design, the identity of Iranian graphic art, and urban design. Mostafa Asadollahi has also written and published several books and journal articles in the visual communications field. In addition, Assadollahi has directed several national projects related to graphic design. In 2008, he created and developed the curriculum for a new graduate program, which is called Urban and Environmental Graphic Design, for Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.
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