design

There’s new guidance for cyclists who hit a Nice Ride bike sharing station and hop on one of the bright green bikes. Read More
The See Change Conference, an annual gathering of the nation’s leaders in visual communications dating back to 1973, is in Minneapolis May 13. Read More
Lisa Hackwith, founder of Hackwith Design House, never meant to be a clothing designer. It wasn’t until after graduating with a studio art degree that she even learned how to sew. But once she started, she couldn’t stop. Working out of her home, Hackwith began selling her loose, flowing, feminine designs on Etsy in 2010. Read More


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How much can you teach about design in seven minutes? Read More
Can Can Wonderland, a 19,000-square-foot indoor golf course coming to a former St. Paul canning factory, seeks designs and build proposals to outfit its 18 holes. The park, which is scheduled to open on Sept. 1, will also feature sculpture, art installations, performance art, and food and beverages. Read More
Looking for a spark to combat the winter doldrums? On Feb. 20-21, the annual Lake Superior Design Retreat in Duluth brings together designers and architects to swap stories and share their professional passions. Read More

 Dale Johnston

On Dec. 4 in Minneapolis, the American Institute for Graphic Arts Minnesota hosts a talk with Dale Johnston, a celebrated graphic designer and 2014 AIGA Fellow with five decades of experience. Read More

Image of Maurice Blanks via Twitter

University of Minnesota College of Design students, among others in attendance, had a special opportunity Tuesday morning. Read More
Attention designers: Step away from your monitors and get outside. The annual Design Camp forces its attendees to do just that. Held Oct. 3-5 at the Madden’s on Gull Lake lodge, the event is a weekend of creative thinking, new connections, and the great outdoors. It’s also the premier event of AIGA Minnesota, a professional association for design. Read More