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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.
Lets talk about the magic of indigo from plant to dye vat.
Learn from a pinecone and discover bio-inspired design for sustainability.
A multi designer installation and fashion performance
Staying relevant in the age of acceleration.
Come explore the adidas MakerLab
Learn the first step in making properly fitted, functioning shoes.
Revamping an entire brand using only 100% post-consumer recycled materials
Exhibit + discussion with Francis Bitonti, Asher Levine & Billie Whitehouse
Studio mixer to ask questions about leather, ceramic, and fiber work!
So much Native imagery in design. Where are all the Native designers?
The first solo runway presentation from One Imaginary Girl
Panel dialog on innovative strategies to create a circular fashion system.
Make a marbled leather Field Notes cover. Marble & hand-sew leather!
Learn the basics of leather working and hand-stitching
How Mexican design is igniting a new perspective and breaking borders.
Panel Discussion + Textile Pop Up, hosted by The Hoxton
Challenges with production in the Outdoor Industry : Future of e-com
Timeless Italian scooters inspire a performance art fashion show
A talk featuring women's fashion paired with financial facts of the decades
Stitch,mend,extend the life of your clothes with style in this fun workshop
A multi-designer installation celebrating diversity in Portland.
Make a waxed canvas & leather tote in a few hours! No experience necessary!
Make a waxed canvas & leather dopp kit in a few hours!