Our calendar is a year-round source for what’s happening in our city’s design community, across disciplines.
The best design comes from creative thinkers who are living and breathing the world they’re designing for, with the ability to practice real-time empathy and be the voice for their own underrepresented communities.
A four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including; independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.
This tradition celebrates our community as they transform parking spaces into parks for a day and encourages artists and residents to work together to temporarily transform parking spots around the city into engaging, creative spaces.
From grain to glass, Shine Distillery & Grill is a new working distillery and restaurant in North Portland that delivers elevated pub food with craft cocktails. Look at the space, hear from the designers and sample the appetizers and cocktails!
Join leaders from Torch and The Wild for an interactive workshop that gives you a clear understanding of how XR may impact your work, while gathering some tools to help you craft your own immersive XR strategy.
Cre8con is an exploration + celebration of the creative process, featuring presentations by leading creatives who share creative process, show their work, and talk about their inspirations. You'll receive 20% off your registration using code DWPDX!
Exploring a new era in ethical and sustainable activewear, fashion and wellness
AFO has partnered with The Van Evera and Janet M. Bailey Fund in awarding the $25,000 annual Van Evera Bailey Fellowship to advance the development of architects and related professionals and encourage more contributions to their community.
The annual FashioNXT week premiers the latest in fashion in a runway production that TIME Magazine ranks #1 in the US outside NY Fashion Week. See the premiers of next season's collections by extraordinary designers from around the world.
Talking about buildings and policy is important, but it's people who create the neighborhood character that makes Portland special. Come be a part of the conversation about the future of housing in Portland.
Join the Regional Arts & Culture Council, along with some of the regions most innovative design thinkers for our third annual celebration benefiting The Right Brain Initiative.
Join us to discuss communication design and this year’s theme Broadening the Boundaries of Communication Design. We are a gathering of academics, practitioners, and members of the community interested in designing communication.
Design Vancouver exists to inspire designers, creators, and thinkers. We’re bringing in world-class talent to fuel innovation and highlighting the local talent we have here in the Pacific Northwest. Come be a part of our first annual conference!
Welcome to Area Industry, a new modern pottery event by Mantel in Portland, OR. This city is crawling with small makers, skilled craftsman, and modern design. Join us for a day of good fun and good shopping. Grab a drink, shop, eat, and groove!
Join us at the world-class Sports Product Management campus & innovation lab in downtown Portland to immerse yourself in the vibrant SPM student experience.
The SVP Network has heard about Portland’s Ready for Kindergarten goal and Commitment to Advancing Racial Equity for years. We have shared the stories about how we reached those milestones and lessons learned along the way.
Don’t miss the AHC’s mid-mod inspired gala celebrating place! The gala is AHC’s major fundraiser, bringing together over 250 people to support and celebrate our programs, tours, and exhibits on topics about the city’s past, present, and future.
In a world increasingly dominated by huge tent-pole films, independent voices are more vital to our culture, and more in need of support, than ever. Portland Film Festival brings a broad diversity of independent voices together on one stage.
Join us for a screening of Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through the Voices of Its Residents—a selection of short documentaries that are part of Vanport Mosaic's on-going oral history project facilitated by Story Midwife Laura Lo Forti.
Tour Textile Hive and experience the beauty of the Andrea Aranow Textile Design Collection. In the heart of downtown, Textile Hive houses over 40,000 textile & design objects. The collection represents over 50 countries and 200 years of history.
Join us in Portland for a 3-day conference jam-packed with workshops, talks, and experiences for designers and product people.
The Portland Book Festival is the Pacific Northwest’s largest gathering of readers, writers, and literary organizations together in a physical space. Literary Arts helps prepare local students to excel compete in the 21st-century workplace.
Learn design thinking through LUMA’s certification program.
Advance your mastery of the LUMA System of Innovation through Human-Centered Design.
The Festival is the largest cultural celebration of design in Canada with over 100 exhibitions and events forming Toronto’s design week.