Wed, Oct 11th, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55403

  • Trustee $45
  • Design Leader $45
  • Sustaining $45
  • Supporter $45
  • Contributor $45
  • Educator $45
  • Student $45
  • Non-Member $70
  • Student Non-Member $70

Open to anyone interested in design

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 Minnesota chapter of AIGA and designed especially for “connect” attendees.

Studio Tours – Morning

Group A: Periscope // Fame // Morsekode
Group B: Latitude // bswing // Shinebox
Group C: Schawk // Angel Bomb // Westwerks
Group D: Capsule // Imagehaus // Space150
Group E: Pixel Farm // Wink // 10 Thousand Design/Colle McVoy

Studio Tours – Afternoon

Group F: YYES // GoKart Labs // SapientRazorFish
Group G: Baker // Knock Inc. // The Thorburn Group
Group H: Mono // Ideas that Kick // Replace
Group I: Franke & Fiorella // Modern Climate // Olson
Group J: Little & Co. // Catapult // Hunt Adkins

For more information on how to register for studio tours please check for a conference email in mid-August.

Contact Leadership

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.