Fri, Apr 13th, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul campus
2115 Summit Ave, St Paul MN 55105

Linotype: The Film

Linotype: The Film is a feature-length documentary centered around the Linotype type casting machine. Called the “Eighth Wonder of the World” by Thomas Edison, it revolutionized printing and society. The film tells the surprisingly emotional story of the people connected to the Linotype and how it impacted the world. Watch the trailer here » The documentary’s director, Doug Wilson, comes to the film from a background of graphic design and letterpress printing. He has a BFA in Graphic Design and has worked as a university typography instructor. He loves travel and long walks on the beach. This is his first film.

Free. No registration required.

University of St. Thomas O’Shaughnessy Educational Center (OEC) Auditorium

2115 Summit Ave St. Paul, MN  55105 Google map » Campus map » Parking is available ($1 per hour after 4:00pm) in the Anderson Parking Facility on the corner of Grand and Cretin Avenues. Parking map » For accessibility requests, call 651-962-6315.

Presented by AIGA Minnesota, Studio on Fire, and the University of St. Thomas.

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Katrin Loss
Katrin Loss
A member of AIGA since 1999, Katrin served on many committees and in a variety of roles for the Minnesota chapter since 2002, including chairing the Luncheon Lectures series from 2003–2010 and volunteering on the Design Show committee since 2010. In 2007, she joined AIGA Minnesota’s board of directors as the Associate Director, Luncheons and, in 2011, was named “Volunteer of the Year.” Most recently, Katrin served as AIGA Minnesota’s Vice President for two years, including overseeing the Programming Council. Prior to that, she served as AIGA Minnesota’s Director of Operations for five years overseeing and improving systems and processes in support of AIGA Minnesota’s numerous and diverse programming needs and co-chaired the 2014 AIGA Minnesota Design Show.

An award-winning art director/designer with extensive experience in brand development, Katrin currently works in-house for Best Buy’s Brand Design team. Katrin is a graduate of Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a BFA in graphic design, and also holds a degree in business administration and international trade from Staatliche Handelsschule in Hamburg, Germany. A strong creative leader with analytical skills, her background in design and business coupled with experience working and living in the U.S. and Europe permits a unique global perspective.

An active member of the design community for over 10 years, Katrin currently serves on MCAD’s Alumni Association Board of Directors.