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Austin Design Week

Join the Austin creative community November 8-12 for the sixth annual Austin Design Week and get inspired by a variety of free workshops, talks, and presentations hosted by Austin creatives and showcasing the best in Austin design.

2021 Featured Events

Austin Design Week Opening Night

NOVEMBER 8, 2021 6:30PM - 8:30PM

  • Austin Design Week and the School of Design & Creative Technologies together invite the Austin design community to celebrate futuring. Come immerse yourself in a projection and lighting experience, hear from Austin's premiere futurist, and social reception with bar provided.

    Doty Fine Arts Building

  • 2301 Trinity St

  • Austin, TX 78712

Retaining Talent and Growing the Next Generation of Great Designers

NOVEMBER 8, 2021 12:30PM - 1:30PM

  • Join our panel of design leaders for insights on how these reputable design orgs are ensuring their teams have a professional home where they can aren’t simply “retained” but are growing, skilling up, and thriving in their careers.
  • Virtual

Futures Fair

NOVEMBER 12, 2021 2:00PM - 5:00PM

  • Don’t miss the ADW closing happy hour and career fair! Join this social event for a chance to meet hiring managers from growing design teams, get involved with new organizations, and build connections with future collaborators.
  • The Riley Building
  • 3rd Floor Rooftop
  • 315 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701

On the Blog

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We’re two weeks away from our sixth annual ADW21! And there’s no better time to start planning your week.

To help you navigate all that this year’s festivities have to offer, we’ve put together a handful of topics to explore along with related talks, workshops, and tours.

All of our events are free to attend — all you need to do is RSVP. Explore...

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Not to be weird about it or anything, but we freakin’ love Austin Design Week. It’s among the highlights of our year, every year, and we’re really excited that this year we’re back in-person for an event or two. We’ve missed seeing you all, even if it may be through a mask now.

Perhaps we should introduce ourselves: we are M+P, a boutique creative staffing agency for creatives by creatives....

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Earlier this year, The Zebra announced that the company would become a remote-first workplace, meaning it would open up hiring opportunities to candidates outside the Austin area and even allow for employees in Austin to stay fully remote.

With this shift in our workplace landscape, it became critical for our design team to adapt in how we collaborate. By...

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ADW21 Sponsors

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Supporting

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Food & Beverage Sponsors

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Help us make ADW21 a reality!

Community Partners

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