✨ 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.
Consider evolving land ethic and one’s role in a sustainable future
A satirical workout about privacy and disguising your walk.
A concertshop on embodied listening amidst the cacophony of our times
An interactive exploration of accessible design
Panel discussion about the relationships between non-profits and creatives.
Global movement where stories of failed ideas + projects are celebrated
Executive fireside chat with Amy LaMeyer on the opportunities of AR.
Discussion about how to best connect with your ideal audience online.
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
Exploring VR as a tool for equitable, community-driven urban design.
A panel for those who dare to stand for something greater than business.
Watch the InVision documentary and hear from local product design leaders
Storytelling with Manifold
ART Party: An evening of art, music, and collaboration
Join Ladies of Paradise and explore how women, weed, and design interact.
What happens design is unleashed on the city?
Improv-based workshop for building skills for a feedback-rich culture.
1,000 Little Tweaks: Prototyping Early to Create Great Digital Products
Sara Wachter-Boettcher speaks on what we can do about non inclusive tech.
Make a marbled leather Field Notes cover. Marble & hand-sew leather!
The power of artistic expression in our urban landscape.
An exploration of how technology will impact the future of our cities.
Participants work in teams to brainstorm and prototype a retail concept!
Multimodal design: speech, touch, haptic, gestural, and VR
A multisensory experiment featuring a distilled spirit. 21+ event.
Join us to discuss the connection between music and design
Evolving design landscape - Designing for inclusivity
A Poster Show hosted by IDL + Portland Trail Blazers
Lightning round game-inspired drawing, and video game demos
A new sport, invented by AI, proven by humans. Played for the first time.
Avoiding Design Debt in a Constantly Evolving Digital Landscape
Interaction is performative, design methods are static. Come shake it up!
Featuring senior work, program information, refreshments and good times!
A talk featuring women's fashion paired with financial facts of the decades
Join us to explore the fundamentals of UX for immersive media.
A workshop to help you break your design practice into the third dimension.