AIGA Minnesota created or partnered with other organizations to produce 60+ programs in the past 12 months. Revisit past events below.

Join us for this inspiring all-day seminar and workshop exploring the role of 3D in design, featuring keynote speaker Stefan Bucher. [read more…]

For more than 50 years, Dieter Rams’s creations have influenced the look and function of countless consumer products. His “Ten Principles of Good Design” champion simplicity, honesty, and restraint. This new documentary portrait by Gary Hustwit gives unprecedented access to the usually private designer. [read more…]

Join friends and colleagues for a night of conversations and connections. [read more…]

Join Solopreneurs for our monthly noon meeting, where we discuss topics relevant to being an independent creative. Our topic for November is Biggest Fails: How Do Failures Lead to Success? Bring your stories about that time you learned something the hard way – and how that inspired you to improve. Stay to help plan future events and topics. [read more…]

Get an inside look at how the Minneapolis Institute of Art's new brand boldly and authentically embraced their DNA and signaled to the public a fundamental institutional shift in the way they communicate their role as the people’s museum. [read more…]

Join us for an evening of inspiration, conversation, and refreshments celebrating Duffy's 35th year of award-winning design and marketplace results for many of the world’s most iconic brands with a retrospective of their work. [read more…]

Join Solopreneurs for our monthly lunch, where we discuss topics relevant to being an independent creative. In Fall 2018 we will be discussing Freelance Fundamentals helpful for newer Solopreneurs, so bring your questions, comments, or stories to share. [read more…]


All are welcome to the largest regional design conference in the country, AIGA Minnesota’s Design Camp®. Campers experience talks with outstanding keynote speakers, hands-on workshops held by the industry’s best, and a weekend full of opportunities to socialize and truly let go, amongst peers and icons alike. [read more…]

AIGA EMERGE panel discussion: Is the Gig Life for Me? This panel discussion will focus on real-world issues of solopreneurship, freelancing, and contract work. Come and ask self-employed creatives about their businesses and careers. Our panelists will share the things they wish they knew when starting out. [read more…]

Posters for Parks — Artwork inspired by and supporting Minneapolis Parks [read more…]

AIGA MN's Digital Committee’s mission is to engage the tech community – Designers, UXers, Developers, and beyond – in impactful conversations around the design space and create a collaborative learning community.
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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.