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Design Week Portland

A spirited week of programming encompassing hundreds of independent events and open houses, conceived and hosted by the creative community.

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October 15, 2019

Applications open for events and open houses. Our partners host programs at a diverse range of venues all over the city. Submit ideas that explore process, craft, and practice across disciplines.

January 15, 2020

Applications due for all programming. We have a multi-disciplinary jury review all proposals and we work with organizers to get their ideas fleshed out to add the most to the line-up.

February 18, 2020

Festival schedule launches. The community will register on a brand new system that integrates completely with our platform and will be able to build a clearer itinerary on our site.

April 18, 2020

The festival begins! 7 days of incredible conversations and experiences. This is a rare opportunity to come together as a community and consider the state of design and where we're going.