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Design in 7: 7 Stories, 7 Minutes

Thursday, April 12, 2018 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Design in 7: 7 Stories, 7 Minutes
Thursday, April 12, 2018
7:00 Program, reception follows (seating begins at 6:30 PM)
Coffman Memorial Union Theater

What can be shared in just seven minutes? Listen in as seven professionals from the fields of architecture, apparel, graphic, and interior design, housing, landscape architecture, and retail share thought-provoking, inspiring, and sometimes curious tales from the trenches. Reception with presenters follows the program. Appetizers and cash bar available.

2018 Speakers:
  • Tim Carl, HGA Architects, and Engineers
  • Nyakim Gatwech, Model
  • Carlo Missio, WSB & Associates
  • Merick Reed, Carbon Collaborative Inc.
  • Susan Shields, Co-owner, The Airtex Group
  • Greg VanBellinger, Target
  • Kate Worum and Jenny Jorgensen,  She She 
$5 Current Students, $10 UMAA Member, $15 General Admission
FREE tickets for 2017-18 Design Mentors/Mentees, registration required. One per participant.

More information and speaker archives:

Questions? Contact: Kady Johnson, 612-624-1245 or

Presented by the University of Minnesota College of Design's Design Student and Alumni Board with generous support from our 2017-18 College to Career program sponsors: 

GOLD SPONSORS: Gardner Builders and Wold
SILVER SPONSORS: Haworth, Made for Retail, and MSR
BRONZE SPONSORS: WSB, Damon Farber, DLR Group, HGA, Perkins + Will, and Studio BV 
FRIENDS: LHB Corporation

Coffman Memorial Union Theater

  • 300 Washington Ave. S.E.
    Minneapolis, MN 55455
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