Upcoming Events

The Common Table:
Minnesota Eats

When: August 27th

Come see the results of your design peers’ labor of love! 25+ AIGA Minnesota and creative community members collaborated on a State Fair exhibit that challenges every Minnesotan to get connected to the food they eat.

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Best (Solo) Practices:
Getting Contract Work

When: September 9th

Want to snag the next great client, plum project, or creative challenge? This event is for you. A panel of industry leaders will discuss what they look for when hiring creative talent.

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Solopreneurs: September Meeting at Common Roots Cafe

When: September 10th

Interested in lending your voice to the AIGA Solopreneurs community? Join us for our monthly lunch meetings in the common room at Common Roots Cafe.

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Cocktails with Volunteers,
a New Concoction

When: September 10th

Let’s gather Volunteers, Members, and Friends for a night of conversations and connections…a merger of the annual Volunteer Party with Cocktails with Creatives.

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Logotype Lab with Werner Design Werks

When: September 12th

Join us for a day of typographic inspiration beginning with a Logotype Lab presented by Werner Design Werks.
In this presentation and Q&A session, Sharon Werner, Sarah Forss, and Abby Haddican of Werner Design Werks will share projects and explain their process for taking logos to the next level with custom typography.

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It’s not just about the money, it’s not just about the art. Five years of Commercial Type.

When: September 12th

For the past five years, Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz have been running one of the most exciting and influential type foundries, Commercial Type, with offices in New York and London. They will talk about the processes behind their designs, balancing the needs for expression, self-expression, and functionalism.

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Standing on Shoulders:
Lella and Massimo Vignelli

When: September 15th

Lella and Massimo Vignelli focused on a modernist philosophy of designing for a better society: resourceful use of space and materials, clear communication, lasting quality, and logical functionality. Author Jan Conradi shares insights and ideas from her new book.

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Design for Good:
September Collaborative

When: September 15th

Joins us for a discussion and planning session based on the issue of youth homelessness.

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Share your creativity with a
child in need this fall

When: September 17th

Inspire an underprivileged child to take pride in themselves and their abilities by working with a creative person like you. Apply for this after-school program today!

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Solopreneurs: Happy Hour at Bradstreet Neighborhood Craftshouse

When: September 24th

Come join us in the Lowry Hill area of Minneapolis for Solopreneurs Happy Hour, including craft cocktails, expert mixology, delicious food, and conversation.

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Fresh Squeezed: David Schwen

When: September 26th

Join fellow emerging designers, AIGA Minnesota, and David Schwen and engage in conversation around building your design career. David will discuss how he brings passion into his projects, and will dish out ideas on how you can bring your passion into your projects at work and at home.

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Design Camp® 2015

When: October 2nd

AIGA Minnesota’s premier event and the largest regional design conference in the country.

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AIGA Design Conference

When: October 8th

Celebrate design excellence and discuss critical issues affecting the design profession.

The 2015 AIGA Design Conference tickets are on sale now.

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