✨ 2020 Festival Applications are now open. Apply to host an event or open house!
One week, many voices. The heart and soul of Design Week Portland is in these events, conceived and hosted by the creative community of an entire city.
Playful art installation wants to play with you.
A fun, nonexclusive approach to dancing.
Lets talk about the magic of indigo from plant to dye vat.
Learn about chocolate techniques, craft elements to create a sculpture.
Enjoy an art show curated by Forest For The Trees and silent auction.
Form and material studies by Portland designers.
Come celebrate design and the transgender community with Murmur Creative.
Who redefined their intent to include the unexpected
Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure
Exhibition featuring new rugs with talk by Lapchi design-consultants.
Moderated panel discussion about Design Thinking in Art and Hospitality
Studio mixer to ask questions about leather, ceramic, and fiber work!
The first solo runway presentation from One Imaginary Girl
Thoughtfully crafting the path to brand love, from discovery to loyalty.
Watch or participate in a game of D&D w/Portland Creatives!
The power of artistic expression in our urban landscape.
A sensual mood-enhancing photo booth experience
Make a marbled leather Field Notes cover. Marble & hand-sew leather!
Learn ways to incorporate design into real life — starting with yours.
Learn the basics of leather working and hand-stitching
Conference • Exhibition • Experience
Panel Discussion + Textile Pop Up, hosted by The Hoxton
An epic exquisite corpse collaboration
Why creative careers are out of reach for many in marginalized groups.
How Mexican design is igniting a new perspective and breaking borders.
Feed your muse by drawing inspiration from the real world
Interaction is performative, design methods are static. Come shake it up!
We Ask Tiny Humans to Redesign PDX Through Their Eyes.
A multi-designer installation celebrating diversity in Portland.
Timeless Italian scooters inspire a performance art fashion show
Stitch,mend,extend the life of your clothes with style in this fun workshop
Hand Lettering Workshop - Sign Painting 101
Make a waxed canvas & leather tote in a few hours! No experience necessary!
How to reclaim your time for creative energy and creative projects.
Discuss Enzo Mari's furniture designs and build a chair from recycled wood.
Make a waxed canvas & leather dopp kit in a few hours!
An exhibit documenting visual culture of immigrant-owned convenience stores
Tender Table: Stories about food, family, identity