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Design Camp and the Secret Paper Society

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I’ve been hearing about AIGA Minnesota’s Design Camp for maybe twelve years or so. Twice during that span, I came very close to attending, but it didn’t work out. So, third time’s a charm? After a long drive from Omaha yesterday, I finally made it.

Above, the #NeenahSecret. If you’re at the conference, find a way to follow (it’s a secret, I’m not sure I’m allowed to tell you how), there may be something in your future (did I already give away too much?)…

The ‘Secret Paper Society’ stamp / logo design is by the other designer at my office, Katie Jo Huckins.

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 Starting to see why this event has such a great reputation. Even though it’s at a new location this year – Madden’s at Gull Lake – Northern Minnesota is amazing. Cold, rainy and windy in October, but still amazing.

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Event collateral is starting to remind me of how much design talent is in this state. Letterpress by Studio on Fire. Classic Crest Epic Black from Neenah Paper.

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“I’ve never opened a conference, so…” and with that, Armin Vit started the music and danced a bit with his back to the audience. Yes, this happened, even if only briefly.

In the end, a conference is only as good as the speakers, and they sure started this one off right. I may regret taking so long to get here, but I’m very happy I finally did…

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    Matt Porter said:

    Great kick off report, Donovan! Looking forward to following the news this weekend.