✨ 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.
A walking tour about architecture, design, urban growth and history.
Consider evolving land ethic and one’s role in a sustainable future
A community conversation and design charrette with and within Lents
Open house for Kenton Women's Village 2.0 with new pods.
Form and material studies by Portland designers.
WORKSHOP – Design for Affordability, Resiliency, + Sustainability
An Agile process to connect design to development for your next project.
Lightning talks about the role of designers as creative agents for change
Who redefined their intent to include the unexpected
How to use color to capture your consumer and nail your design.
Please join us for an evening of empowerment, education, and hope.
GRAY's Hot New Next After Party
A panel of industry shakers examining the future of mixed-use spaces.
Exploring VR as a tool for equitable, community-driven urban design.
Moderated panel discussion about Design Thinking in Art and Hospitality
Learn and be inspired about whole house remodels.
A presentation on the design for the final three bond projects at the zoo.
Sharing the experiences of professionals of color in the design industries
An interdisciplinary panel of industry experts explores equitable housing.
Commercial Design pros demystify their innovative field
Reclaimed, but not rustic. It’s the never ending quest to make a 2x4 sexy.
Go beyond the visual to design our built environment.
Panel discussions encompassing the presentation of design concepts
Learn the basics of hand drafting for Interior Design
Hands-on workshop for creating your equitable workplace and design practice
B76 Guided Tour with Skylab
Designing Portland's Public Squares: Past, Present, & One that Needs Fixing
KEX and HAY celebrate local + international design.
The power of artistic expression in our urban landscape.
Wacom and the future of spatial computing, bringing joy back to your work
Explore how we can reshape our approach to design to be inclusive for all.
An exploration of how technology will impact the future of our cities.
Expert panel discussion on pre-panelization and the implications thereof.
A panel of women entrepreneurs in PDX interior design and architecture.
B76 Guided Tour with Skylab Architecture
Participants work in teams to brainstorm and prototype a retail concept!
Speakers, Historic Hawthorne Exhibit, Awards + PDX Main St. Launch Party
Meet the new faces of net-zero building design
Getting Published - Claudia Brown, Publisher of Portrait Magazine
Experience Western Juniper wood through each of the five senses.
Explore Redfox Commons, a new adaptive reuse project in Northwest Portland
Feed your muse by drawing inspiration from the real world
Learn SketchUp. Create great 3D designs.
We Ask Tiny Humans to Redesign PDX Through Their Eyes.
Post Modern Home: The Remix
Tour new and remodeled homes designed by some of Portland's top architects.
Integrating the inner feminine into design practice & process
A panel discussing resilient systems and ways to take deliberate action.
Understanding ADU financing, permitting, design & the construction process.
Discuss Enzo Mari's furniture designs and build a chair from recycled wood.