Lindsay Nohl | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Lindsay Nohl

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Lindsay Nohl is the owner and lead designer of Paper Bicycle LLC, a product and surface design company in Minneapolis. Retailers such as Target, Barnes & Noble, Starbucks, Tazo Tea, Radisson, and Sephora, among others, have produced her work in the home, stationery, apparel, and gift markets.

Nohl is also the founder of Light Grey Art Lab, a Minneapolis gallery and collaborative arts space that brings together creatives from around the world to exhibit work, share process, collaborate, and learn. Light Grey Art Lab has been featured on the websites of CNN, Kotaku, DesignWorkLife, Forbes, and Nintendo Magazine.

Nohl has published a number of projects including Girls: Fact + Fiction, an eighty-page celebration of flesh-and-bone as well as fictional heroines, and In Place: Wish You Were Here, which focuses on the beauty of Earth’s most intriguing spaces. She also contributed to Rolemodels: The Battle for Vyk’ Tornaahl, an artist-deck and RPG fantasy card game, the Great Personality visual novel series, and Dream Arcade, a 27-level platformer video game.

In addition to MCAD, Nohl has also taught at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) and the former College of Visual Arts. She has also been a board member of the Twin Cities Licensing Group and a member of the Craft and Hobby Association and AIGA.