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College of Design Presents

Dirty Laundry: Derailed Edition

11/28/18, 7:00 PM

About this event

Dirty Laundry: Derailed Edition 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
6:30 PM Doors open, 7 PM Program
Best Buy Theater, Northrop Auditorium

Listen in as design professionals reveal their unconventional career paths into the world of retail and design, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Both of our speakers began their respective careers in completely different professions, and through surprising twists, turns, starts and stops, have arrived at careers they didn’t envision for themselves, but have landed exactly where they were meant to be


Eric Dayton, Co-Founder & CEO of Askov Finlayson

Eric is an English major turned arctic expedition dogsledder, MBA grad, and entrepreneur. Together with his brother Andrew, he co-founded the outdoor clothing company Askov Finlayson, inspired by year-round exploration and a mission to "Keep the North Cold." They also own North First Hospitality, which includes the acclaimed restaurant, The Bachelor Farmer and Marvel Bar.
Siri Knutson, Interior Designer + Art Director at Siri Knutson Design Studio

Siri is a classically trained fine artist and designer with a background in K-12 arts education, horticulture, and a belief in the transformative power of a fully considered space. Her company, Siri Knutson Design Studio is a full-service interior and architectural design studio specializing in residential and commercial interiors.

Event Location
  • Best Buy Theater - Northrop Auditorium
  • 84 Church St SE
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA