• Fall 2013 Design Weeks

    Seattle Design Festival

    Seattle Design Festival
    September 13–22

    In partnership with AIGA Seattle

    Participants explored more than 60 citywide festival programs such as films, lectures, exhibitions, tours, activities, pop-up parklets and more. The hub of the festival was at the Design Block in Pioneer Square which featured large-scale installations, design competitions, activities and demonstrations investigating design’s impact on active lifestyles and healthy communities. Learn more

    Houston Design Week

    Houston Design Week
    September 19–27

    Hosted by AIGA Houston

    AIGA Houston is organizing the first-ever Houston Design Week to connect Houston’s dynamic design and creative community. Join them for over a full week of lectures, exhibitions, workshops, films, networking and inspiration.
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    Dallas Fort Worth Design Week

    September 21–27; October 5

    Hosted by AIGA Dallas-Fort Worth

    The Dallas-Fort Worth area is not defined by “natural” beauty but by people with optimism, excitement and most of all drive—designers. AIGA Dallas-Fort Worth is presenting a week (and a day) full of celebration, education and inspiration centered around local design. Learn more

    StLouis Design Week

    STL Design Week
    September 23–29

    Hosted by AIGA Saint Louis

    This week-long series of events and programs is designed to engage—highlighting and celebrating the impact of design in the Saint Louis community—and recognize the efforts and contributions of emerging and established local designers along with others in Saint Louis’ creative collective.
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    Cincinnnati Design Week 2

    Cincinnati Design Week
    September 30–October 5

    Hosted by AIGA Cincinnati

    Home to some of the world’s best design agencies and schools, Cincinnati has placed itself at the forefront of global design. Cincinnati Design Week is a six-day event made up of workshops, panel discussions, fashion shows, fundraisers and, of course, great parties. Learn more

    Iowa Design Month

    AIGA Iowa Design Month
    October 1–October 29

    Hosted by AIGA Iowa

    Join AIGA Iowa this October as they celebrate their fifth annual design month. From re-purposing items into unique artwork to presentations by a font designer and two guys not afraid of cussing, there is an event for everyone. AIGA Iowa Design Month celebrates design’s impact and value on today’s society.
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    Portland Design Week 3

    Design Week Portland
    October 7–12

    In partnership with AIGA Portland

    Design Week Portland will explore the process, craft and practice of design across disciplines as seen through the lens of Portland’s most vibrant independent programming. AIGA Portland will present a three-day immersive experience, Blurred Lines, featuring installations by the region’s leading design studios, each creating interactions that incorporate light, sound, images, motion, culture and history. Learn more

    Design Exchange Boston

    Design Exchange Boston
    October 9–13

    In partnership with AIGA Boston

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB) is a week of events celebrating the impact of design. DxB’s goal is to explore the ideas, work and strategies currently shaping our culture. Join a unique collaboration of design organizations as they brand Boston as a 21st-century city shaped by the creative economy. Learn more


    October 10–18

    In partnership with AIGA Philadelphia

    Through its breadth of events, DesignPhiladelphia showcases the role that design has played historically in the region and celebrates Philadelphia’s contemporary significance as a center for creative advancement. DesignPhiladelphia brings together individuals and organizations from across the design spectrum, building valuable community relationships. Learn more

    National Design Week

    National Design Week
    October 12–20

    Presented by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

    National Design Week aims to draw attention to the ways in which design enriches everyday life. The National Design Awards, an integral part of the week, celebrate design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world, and seek to increase national awareness of design by educating the public and promoting excellence, innovation, and lasting achievement. Learn more

    Salt Lake Design Week

    Salt Lake Design Week
    October 14–19

    Hosted by AIGA Salt Lake

    Salt Lake Design Week will raise public awareness of the impact that all design has in Utah. The week brings together a diverse community of design professionals as well as local businesses, nonprofits, entrepreneurs, students and more. The goal is to help local designers interact, collaborate, educate and inspire each other in order to build a stronger creative community. Learn more

    DC Design Week

    DC Design Week
    October 14–20

    Hosted by AIGA D.C.

    DC’s favorite design celebration brings all the events, workshops, networking and fun that AIGA members and members of the community expect, this time with a distinctly 2013 flavor. The week’s events will highlight and celebrate the impact of design and designers in the local community. Learn more

    Phoenix Design Week

    Phoenix Design Week
    October 18–25

    Hosted by AIGA Arizona

    The Fifth Annual Phoenix Design Week connects the design community with a series of interactive events, exhibitions and a conference. The weekend conference brings internationally-recognized speakers together with local design authorities as part of an enlightening week celebrating all aspects of design. Learn more

    Honolulu Design WeekDesign Week in our Kaka‘ako
    October 18–25

    Hosted by AIGA Honolulu

    AIGA Honolulu proudly presents the inaugural Design Week in Honolulu, an inspirational weeklong event showcasing, advancing and celebrating the professional practice and value of design statewide. The event will spotlight Hawai‘i’s design community in Our Kaka‘ako for six days, culminating in an awards show aboard the historic Battleship Missouri. Learn more

    Baltimore Design Week

    Baltimore Design Week
    October 20–25

    Hosted by AIGA Baltimore

    From Sunday, October 20 through Friday, October 25, the second annual Baltimore Design Week will celebrate not just design but also the 25th birthday of AIGA Baltimore! What better way to acknowledge a birthday than with a week of fun-filled events? Learn more

    Birmingham Design Week

    Design Week Birmingham
    October 21–28

    In partnership with AIGA Birmingham

    Design Week Birmingham is a multi-faceted event that unites architects, graphic designers, interior designers and industrial designers to promote, discuss and celebrate great design and its relevance to everyday life. Learn more

    AIGA OK Design week 2

    AIGA Oklahoma | Design Week 2013
    October 21–25

    Hosted by AIGA Oklahoma

    AIGA Oklahoma is celebrating AIGA’s 100th birthday in 2014 with a week long celebration of design—featuring workshops, lectures and movies. Join them each weekday for a special design week event!  Learn more

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