✨ 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.
GREAT FOOD, TASTY LIBATIONS, AND INSPIRED CONVERSATION
WORKSHOP – Design for Affordability, Resiliency, + Sustainability
GRAY's HOT NEW NEXT competition is Shark Tank for the design community!
Who redefined their intent to include the unexpected
Immersive experience in AR and VR led by a panel of amazing ladies
Lightning talks about the role of designers as creative agents for change
Attendees can submit questions to our creative recruiters.
Please join us for an evening of empowerment, education, and hope.
Panel discussion about the relationships between non-profits and creatives.
Discussion about how to best connect with your ideal audience online.
What’s the best way to ask for a buck?
Exploring VR as a tool for equitable, community-driven urban design.
Nationally-recognized audio storytellers discuss podcasting for designers.
A panel of industry shakers examining the future of mixed-use spaces.
Brand design through music, food & beverage and crafting activation
A panel for those who dare to stand for something greater than business.
Hot takes and bold talk about the future of transportation in our region.
Exhibit + discussion with Francis Bitonti, Asher Levine & Billie Whitehouse
Watch the InVision documentary and hear from local product design leaders
Commercial Design pros demystify their innovative field
An interdisciplinary panel of industry experts explores equitable housing.
Sharing the experiences of professionals of color in the design industries
Panel discussions encompassing the presentation of design concepts
So much Native imagery in design. Where are all the Native designers?
Designing Portland's Public Squares: Past, Present, & One that Needs Fixing
Panel dialog on innovative strategies to create a circular fashion system.
Watch or participate in a game of D&D w/Portland Creatives!
A conversation and exhibit highlighting Portland’s diverse artist community
The power of artistic expression in our urban landscape.
Explore how we can reshape our approach to design to be inclusive for all.
Virgin Hyperloop One and Google's Waymo talk the future of transportation
A conversation on friendship + mentoring with PDX women creatives of color.
KEX and HAY celebrate local + international design.
Find out what happens when we measure what we design
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.
Why are brands taking personal stands on social issues?
A discussion with visionary creative leaders whose work intersects culture
Conference • Exhibition • Experience
Speakers, Historic Hawthorne Exhibit, Awards + PDX Main St. Launch Party
Meet the new faces of net-zero building design
Evolving design landscape - Designing for inclusivity
Why creative careers are out of reach for many in marginalized groups.
How Mexican design is igniting a new perspective and breaking borders.
A new sport, invented by AI, proven by humans. Played for the first time.
An investigation into modern techniques for recognizing and unblocking
Join us to discuss the connection between music and design
Panel Discussion + Textile Pop Up, hosted by The Hoxton
Challenges with production in the Outdoor Industry : Future of e-com
NWEA will educate and inspire to design with accessibility in mind.
Post Modern Home: The Remix
The Pressure Is Good for You, A Talk Show. A talk show that's good for you.
Integrating the inner feminine into design practice & process
A panel discussing resilient systems and ways to take deliberate action.
A workshop on rethinking resilience and empowering local action.