✨ 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.
A satirical workout about privacy and disguising your walk.
Learn from a pinecone and discover bio-inspired design for sustainability.
Learn about chocolate techniques, craft elements to create a sculpture.
A concertshop on embodied listening amidst the cacophony of our times
WORKSHOP – Design for Affordability, Resiliency, + Sustainability
Learn the first step in making properly fitted, functioning shoes.
Attendees can submit questions to our creative recruiters.
Global movement where stories of failed ideas + projects are celebrated
Use storytelling and accessibility to create meaningful social VR/AR.
Nationally-recognized audio storytellers discuss podcasting for designers.
Brand design through music, food & beverage and crafting activation
A presentation on the design for the final three bond projects at the zoo.
Exhibit + discussion with Francis Bitonti, Asher Levine & Billie Whitehouse
Organizational culture "bootcamps" to inspire your team's best performance
Wacom and the future of spatial computing, bringing joy back to your work
A conversation and exhibit highlighting Portland’s diverse artist community
A conversation on friendship + mentoring with PDX women creatives of color.
Find out what happens when we measure what we design
Organizational culture workshop to inspire your team's best performance
Delight your clients and take your communication to new visual heights!
A series of guided brand exercises geared towards growing your business.
Learn ways to incorporate design into real life — starting with yours.
Why are brands taking personal stands on social issues?
Conference • Exhibition • Experience
A discussion with visionary creative leaders whose work intersects culture
Meet the new faces of net-zero building design
KNOW YOUR NUMBERS -- debunking the intimidation around business finance
Why creative careers are out of reach for many in marginalized groups.
Learn SketchUp. Create great 3D designs.
NWEA will educate and inspire to design with accessibility in mind.
A talk featuring women's fashion paired with financial facts of the decades
A workshop on rethinking resilience and empowering local action.
Tender Table: Stories about food, family, identity