Tue, Oct 29th, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Creative Arc
900 6th Ave SE Suite 230, Minneapolis MN 55414

So…What's Your Pattern?

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Are you a leopard? Houndstooth? Camo…or maybe a ditsy? What’s a ditsy? Come learn about the world of print and pattern with  TREAT and COMPANY, hosted at Creative Arc. For seven years, TREAT has been “eliminating ugly” with their brand of surface design and product design/development. Gain valuable insight into how to think about pattern making and the business world of print and pattern. Treat might just have a few “treats” up their sleeve as well. You won’t want to miss this—AND you are encouraged to show up in YOUR pattern. TREAT’s presenters will include:

  • Lisa Fredrikson, President
  • Sara Nelson, Vice President, Creative Director
  • Frances Owusu, Trend Curator
  • Jill Milbery, Art Director
  • Lisa Dammann, Account Planning Director

Creative Arc 900 6th Avenue SE, Suite 230 Minneapolis, MN 55414 map »  Parking: Free—both in Creative Arc’s lot and on the street After-hours Phone Number: 612.655.3323 (Natalie)


AIGA Member Sustainer+ | Free AIGA Member Supporter / Educator / Student | $10 AIGA Member Contributor | $15 Nonmember | $30 This event is sold out.  


TREAT and COMPANY is an ingenious collective of designers and thinkers with expertise spanning retail, product development, merchandising, marketing, and trend analysis. TREAT creates amazing products—trend-inspired and awe-inspiring—uncovering new ways to delight customers.


Creative Arc is a multi-disciplinary graphic design, web development, and software development business with an emphasis in creating engaging, intelligent, and beautiful websites.

Please contact Natalie Janssen, Associate Director of Emerging Designers with questions. Learn more about AIGA’s new membership structure with a variety of affordable rate levels and exceptional benefits.

Contact Leadership

Amanda Sagstetter
Amanda Sagstetter
Director of Career Practice
With strong design thinking and creative execution, Amanda has been a graphic designer and effective visual communicator for the past 15 years. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s degree in Design Communication in 2001. Since graduating she has worked at such companies as SUPERVALU, USP Structural Connectors, and Syncada from Visa. Currently she is an in-house designer at Thrivent Financial.

She sees the big picture and understands that her designs have to do more than look visually appealing; they have to convey the brand, communicate a message, and help achieve the desired goals. Passionate about the brands and designs that she works on, she is always looking for a new, creative, and innovative way to express an idea or message.

Amanda has become increasingly active in AIGA Minnesota over the past few years as a member of the In-House Designers Committee, for which she served as the Committee Chair for a year and a half, and now as the Director of Career Practice.