Thu, Oct 10th, 9:30am - 3:00pm

Studio Tours: "Head, Heart, Hand" Pre-Conference Event

UPDATE: Studio Tours are now available to AIGA Design Conference attendees and non-conference attendees. The Twin Cities are filled with design firms—some of the best in the country—doing outstanding work. Get an exciting behind-the-scenes look at Minneapolis’ thriving design community by attending a studio tour organized by the AIGA Minnesota chapter and designed especially for “Head, Heart, Hand” attendees. Join the brightest designers for “Head, Heart, Hand” in Minneapolis to celebrate the best in design and explore three core elements of modern design practice:

  • Head: Design thinking and strategy
  • Heart: Design for social impact
  • Hand: Design as craft

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AIGA Member: Trustee / Leader / Sustainer / Supporter / Contributor / Educator / Student  | $45 per tour All Nonmembers | $70 per tour Online registration closes Tuesday, October 8 at midnight CST  
(or when tickets are sold out, whichever comes first) This event is available to attendees of Head, Heart, Hand: AIGA Design Conference as a pre-conference event. Pre-registration is required.   If you’re a registered attendee of “Head, Heart, Hand,” check for an email at the beginning of August with instructions on how to register for studio tours. Studio tours are available on a first-come first-served basis and are likely to sell out quickly. For tour schedules, visit http://designconference.aiga.org/program/studio-tours Not yet registered for “Head, Heart, Hand”? Visit http://designconference.aiga.org/register

Contact Leadership

Amanda Martin
Amanda Martin
Director of Membership
Amanda was introduced to AIGA in 2012 through the Minnesota chapter’s mixer, Cocktails with Creatives, and has been involved ever since. She has served on the for two years on Portfolio 1-on-1 as well as Design Show committee. Currently, she serves on the board as Director of Membership and organizes Cocktails with Creatives. Being a part of the design community, especially this local chapter, has been a stellar part of her life and she looks forward to making a positive difference.

During the work week, Amanda is a committed in-house Creative Advisor and Sr. Web Designer at Gradient Financial Group in the Twin Cities, primarily performing account management, while also building responsive websites for clients. She’s a lucky lady to be on a team of 20+ creatives, from designers to developers to videographers to copywriters.

Amanda loves the outdoors, people, and having lots of fun! During her time away from work, she takes full advantage of being active during all seasons. Her favorite activities include golfing, kayaking, camping, motorcycle trips and is always up for connecting over a good cup of coffee for great conversation.