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


Join us for the 2017 AIGA Design Conference. With more than 90 speakers and thousands of attendees, it's sure to be an unforgettable experience you won't want to miss!

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Join us on the eve of the 2017 AIGA Design Conference for conversation, cocktails, and an up-close look at today's best typography from around the globe. [read more…]

A panel discussion featuring Joe Duffy, Teri Kwant, and Eric Madsen—practicing designers who also have side practices in craft—plus an art exhibition and whisky tasting. [read more…]

AIGA Design Conference attendees: Take a guided tour through Minnesota Center for Book Arts’ studios. [read more…]

Open to registered attendees of "connect" AIGA Design Conference 2017 only. 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. [read more…]

On October 11, 2017 we’re touching down in design-centric Minneapolis for a day of creative energy. We guarantee you’ll leave buzzing with ideas for your next big project. [read more…]


All are welcome to the largest regional design conference in the country, AIGA Minnesota’s Design Camp®. Campers experience talks with five 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…]

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

The Project Passion 2017 exhibition celebrates the collaborative, self-initiated work of graphic designers from all over the United States and beyond. To help open the show, Jonathan Black and Richard Roche of Cast Iron Design will give a free and public lecture. [read more…]

Join Solopreneurs for our monthly lunch, where we discuss topics relevant to being an independent creative. This month we are discussing tools and tips for managing the client communication process. [read more…]

This UX presentation will explore ways to overhaul the creative process by cultivating a deeper understanding of human emotion and culture. [read more…]

Hear from Liz Gardner and Josef Harris, the power couple behind the creative firm Bodega and Marty Harris, the veteran Minneapolis illustrator/designer, as they discuss the different paths they took and what it is like working with family. [read more…]

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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.