Tim Larsen has been voted one of the most influential graphic designers working today by readers of Graphic Design USA. The magazine, which conducted a “massive poll” to gauge who their readers respect and what types of work they admire, has been a leading news outlet for graphic designers and other creative professionals since 1963.
Tim founded Larsen in 1975. He was instrumental in the formation of the Minnesota chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, and has served on the national AIGA board of directors. Tim has been featured in national design and business publications, has received numerous design awards, and was named an AIGA Fellow in 2007. He served on the design advisory boards of the University of Minnesota College of Design and Minnesota State University Moorhead, and is a former chair of the board of directors for College of Visual Arts. Tim also taught graphic design at Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He received a B.S. in art education/graphic design from Minnesota State University Moorhead.