Schedule

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.

26 Events

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Sunday April 7

Morning

April 7, 2019 / 10:00am1:00pm / Festival Event

Indigo Vat Basics

Lets talk about the magic of indigo from plant to dye vat.

R A W Textiles

Afternoon

April 7, 2019 / 1:00pm3:30pm / Festival Event

Bio-inspired Design for a Sustainable World - 1

Learn from a pinecone and discover bio-inspired design for sustainability.

Green Crane Innovation + Minneapolis College of Art and Design
April 7, 2019 / 4:00pm5:00pm / Festival Event

Construct

A multi designer installation and fashion performance

811 Collective

Monday April 8

Morning

April 8, 2019 / 10:00am12:00pm / Festival Event

The 4 Macro Trends you need to know

Staying relevant in the age of acceleration.

Daniela Caine - Creative Director and Creative* Leadership Coach

Afternoon

April 8, 2019 / 2:00pm4:00pm / Festival Event

adidas Maker Lab

Come explore the adidas MakerLab

adidas

Evening

April 8, 2019 / 5:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

The Art of Footwear: Last Patternmaking

Learn the first step in making properly fitted, functioning shoes.

University of Oregon-Sports Product Management Program

Tuesday April 9

Afternoon

April 9, 2019 / 2:00pm4:00pm / Festival Event

adidas Maker Lab

Come explore the adidas MakerLab

adidas
April 9, 2019 / 3:30pm6:00pm / Festival Event

Bio-inspired Design for a Sustainable World - 2

Learn from a pinecone and discover bio-inspired design for sustainability.

Green Crane Innovation + Minneapolis College of Art and Design
April 9, 2019 / 4:30pm6:00pm / Festival Event

Building an (Even) Better Blanket

Revamping an entire brand using only 100% post-consumer recycled materials

Rumpl

Evening

April 9, 2019 / 5:30pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Wednesday April 10

Afternoon

April 10, 2019 / 4:00pm7:00pm / Festival Event

Spring Runway Preview and Collection Launch Party

The first solo runway presentation from One Imaginary Girl

One Imaginary Girl
April 10, 2019 / 4:00pm7:00pm / Festival Event

The Otherworldly Goddess Tote: Customize your tote with NDA Leather, Barrow PDX, and Holy Voids

The Otherworldly Goddess Tote: Block Printing, Leather work, and more!

Holy Voids, NDA Leather, and Barrow PDX
April 10, 2019 / 4:00pm6:00pm / Festival Event

The Native Perspective Missing from Design

So much Native imagery in design. Where are all the Native designers?

OPB's State of Wonder, in conjunction with the PSU Native American Student and Community Center

Evening

April 10, 2019 / 5:30pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Industry Panel: Creating a Circular Fashion System

Panel dialog on innovative strategies to create a circular fashion system.

OSU Design Network
April 10, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Leatherworking: Make a Marbled Leather Field Notes Cover

Make a marbled leather Field Notes cover. Marble & hand-sew leather!

Brass Button Events

Thursday April 11

Afternoon

April 11, 2019 / 1:00pm4:00pm / Festival Event

Wildcraft Studio School @ adidas Maker Lab: Leatherworking 101

Learn the basics of leather working and hand-stitching

adidas Maker Lab and Wildcraft

Evening

April 11, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Breaking Borders: From Mexico to the World

How Mexican design is igniting a new perspective and breaking borders.

INDUSTRY
April 11, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Textiles in the Marketplace: Panel Discussion + Textile PopUp Event

Panel Discussion + Textile Pop Up, hosted by The Hoxton

Stockpiler

Friday April 12

Afternoon

April 12, 2019 / 2:00pm4:00pm / Festival Event

adidas Maker Lab

Come explore the adidas MakerLab

adidas

Evening

April 12, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

A Nod to Mod: Moto-Inspired Fashion

Timeless Italian scooters inspire a performance art fashion show

Portland Apparel Lab & Vespa Portland
April 12, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

HUDDLED MASSES

A multi-designer installation celebrating diversity in Portland.

Claws Out
April 12, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Finance, Fashion and Feminism

A talk featuring women's fashion paired with financial facts of the decades

Northwestern Mutual- Quaresma Group LLC
April 12, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Express Yourself: A Modern Embroidery Workshop to Mend and Customize Your Clothes

Stitch,mend,extend the life of your clothes with style in this fun workshop

Amy L. Frazer, Design and Illustration

Saturday April 13

Morning

April 13, 2019 / 10:00am12:30pm / Festival Event

Learn to Sew: The Portsmith Waxed Canvas and Leather Tote

Make a waxed canvas & leather tote in a few hours! No experience necessary!

Klum House

Afternoon

April 13, 2019 / 2:00pm5:00pm / Festival Event

Learn to Make: Waxed Canvas & Leather Dopp Kit

Make a waxed canvas & leather dopp kit in a few hours!

Klum House

Evening

April 13, 2019 / 6:30pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Wash Care: An Avant-Garde Fashion Installation About the Environmental Effects of Fashion

A thought-provoking, avant-garde fashion installation

The Sustainable Fashion Forum