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Celebrate Austin design through a week of workshops, talks, studio tours and events this November as the city celebrates its creative economy in the third annual Austin Design Week.

November 5, 2018 8:30am - November 8, 2018 5pm

@be_hind_doors Instagram feed installation will be projected throughout the week in the The ADW Hub to showcase how communities open doors to accept ourselves and each other just as we appear to be.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 8:30am - November 8, 2018 5pm

Stop by the ADW Hub Monday - Thursday during Austin Design Week to view an exhibition of bespoke furniture, decor, household design elements and learn about the artists that create them.

  • The Refinery

  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Join us for a hands-on poster making workshop on a Risograph printer as part of the poster exhibition, “Urgent Messages”.

  • St. Edward's University Fine Arts Gallery
  • 3001 S Congress Ave.
  • Austin, TX 78704

November 5, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Join designer Laura Rillera for an interactive workshop that will take attendees through their own UX evaluation, using design tools to collect, sort and prioritize both personal and professional goals.

  • argodesign studio
  • 2901 S 1st St Suite 200
  • Austin, TX 78704

November 5, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Join Color Evolution to build color competencies and sharpen your visual literacy by exploring the 21st century color field, where we navigate dense networks of color codes every day of our lives.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Tour the newly installed benches along the Ladybird Lake Boardwalk. You will be given an accompanying booklet as your guide and project participants will be available for questions at each of bench. Learn about the creation of the benches, from reclamation to realization!

  • East Bouldin
  • (Map will be emailed to you)

November 5, 2018 10am - 11am

Join a panel of experienced design leadership for an in-depth conversation about what it takes for design to gain traction and impact business.

  • USAA
  • 201 W. 5th St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 10am - 11am

Join design leaders and healthcare pioneers for a round of lightning talks and panel discussion on human-centered design in the Wild West of healthcare.

  • athenahealth R&D
  • 800 W. Cesar Chavez St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 10am - 11am

Join us as we bring together design leaders and influencers of Austin to explore ways we can use design to open doors and design more openly.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 10am - 11am

Participants in this roundtable discussion will spend this time reflecting on their own internal elements and create a tangible, externalized artifact of these influences.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Join us for a hands-on workshop where you’ll learn how to create collaborative learning environments based on user research, learning design principles, and library redesign trends.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

This workshop focuses on providing inspiration and tactics for designers to build their own "resistance toolbox", find their voice, and sharing my own designer/activist journey for Talk the Talk.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Join us as we explore the tools and processes to address complex urban problems through collaboration guided by local knowledge and how they apply to your daily design practice.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 12pm - 2:30pm

Join us for our panel on design and innovation for homelessness led by designers working for social movements.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 2pm - 4pm

As more brands look to build experiential spaces, come catch a glimpse into best practices, challenges, and solutions for designing experiential learning environments using Virtual Reality.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join us as we explore the key elements of turning a house in to a home with happy hour in the private residence of Sara Malek Barney, Owner and Principal Designer of BANDD DESIGN, a residential and commercial interior design firm headquartered in Austin.

  • 6625 Whitemarsh Valley Walk
  • Austin, TX 78746

November 7, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join Stitch Texas for an afternoon of education about the fashion industry. Guests will learn about the process of sewn goods design & manufacturing through tours, demonstrations and Q&A sessions with one of our owners.

  • Stitch Texas
  • 321 W. Ben White, Ste. 112
  • Austin, TX 78704

November 5, 2018 2pm - 3:30pm

We want to take you on a fantastic voyage through the doctor’s office of the future. Take a tour through athenahealth's space as if you were visiting the doctor.

  • athenahealth R&D office (Seaholm Power Plant)
  • 800 W. Cesar Chavez St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Join us to view first-hand to see how the unique LEGO® brick furniture collection by SARA REICHARDT design is created and best styled for the home, along with complimentary happy hour bites and sips.

  • Sara Reichardt Studio
  • 3823 Rue de St Raphael
  • Austin, TX 78746

November 5, 2018 6pm - 8:30pm

In this multi-part event, teams will compete to improve outcomes of Austin’s biggest problems. We’ll bring the big problems to solve, you bring the skill and passion to solve them.

  • Rowling Hall
  • 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

  • Austin, TX 78712

November 5, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Learn how the realities of aging differ from the stereotypes, review how culture promotes the practice of ageism, and discuss how individuals, our profession, organizations, and society are hurt by it.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 5, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm

This panel focuses on a library, museum, university, and mass transit. Through a series of case studies, these in-house creative will illustrate how some of the city’s most prominent infrastructural design systems are realized.

  • Austin Central Library Special Events Center
  • 710 W Cesar Chavez St
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Join us to learn how conversational interfaces like chatbots and voice-first devices are changing design and how to design for conversational experiences.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 8:30am - 10am

This interactive session will get people to think holistically about UX, design for an audience that would rather play than read, and work collaboratively to identify and solve UX problems.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Join us to discover how GE Aviation uses design to envision the future of Aviation.

  • The GE Aviation Accelerator
  • 400 W 15th St #1000
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 3pm - 5pm

FJORD Austin opens the door to our deepest secrets. Visit their mixed media installations and check out work from their VR/XR and R&D teams.

  • FJORD Austin Studio
  • 319 Congress Ave, #200
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Join us for a set of new lettering skills and walk away with new design friends, essential lettering skills, and several new lettering pieces.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 10am - 11am

Learn how digital artifacts impact the way we remember and mourn the death of our loved ones.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 10am - 11am

Join us as we bring together community leaders in the discussion of the current social climate and how it affects the built environment over breakfast tacos.

  • Native Hostel
  • 807 E. 4th St.
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 6, 2018 10am - 11am

Austin is growing rapidly and many believe the design community is operating in a siloed existence. This conversation will hit on actionable solutions to foster innovation, business growth and most importantly, community.

  • Austin Central Library, Demonstration Area
  • 710 W Cesar Chavez St
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 10am - 11am

Join us for a roundtable on how to open the door for Austin's fashion industry to elevate our design community on an international stage.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Handsome invites the Austin design community to take part in focussed talks, hands-on activities, and group discussions focussed on how to run meaningful international design research studies.

  • Handsome
  • 1000 E 6th St.
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 6, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Walk away with UX tools and techniques to better understand your user's journey.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

In this interactive session, we will identify ways to design a company's culture by thoughtfully creating and shaping the core values that influence day to day interaction and decision making.

  • Atmosphere Coworking
  • 2400 E Cesar Chavez St #208
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 6, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Join Open Architecture Austin and AIA Austin DesignVoice at Austin Design Week’s inaugural Social Impact Design Forum—an interactive event of idea-sharing featuring design leaders spearheading community-focused and social impact driven work in Austin.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Come join us from 2-4pm on Tuesday, November 6th, for self-guided tours around our studio with free drinks, snacks, and great conversations about art and architecture.

  • Matt Fajkus Architecture
  • 900 East 6th Street, Suite 100
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 6, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join argodesign for an interactive studio tour that offers an inside look into the design process behind their first incubator project: an immersion coffee brewer scheduled to hit the shelves in early 2019.

  • argodesign
  • 2901 S 1st St, Suite 200
  • Austin, TX 78704

November 6, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join Un.Box Studio for an open house tour of our space and informal Q&A discussion regarding our practice and our projects. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

  • East Side Collective
  • 2400 E. Cesar Chavez St, #302
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 6, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join The Design Thinking Social as we host conversations using design thinking principles to create solutions for participant crowdsourced problems.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 6, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Join our open house, get a glimpse of our current projects, and speak with us about how we work with students and community partners to tackle the social and civic issues we face in our beloved city.

  • Austin Center for Design
  • 1023 Springdale Rd #2c
  • Austin, TX 78721

November 6, 2018 4pm - 6pm

PHLUR is a fragrance company that sells products strictly online. Come tour our space, have a beer, and smell our products. At 5pm we’ll have a short talk and smell session to demonstrate how we bring the sense of smell to digital world.

  • PHLUR
  • 2400 E Cesar Chavez Suite 320
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 6, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Join us as we bring together the East Austin restaurant community, leaders and professionals to explore the concept of multi-use spaces in an increasingly digital/remote work economy.

  • Tillery Kitchen and Bar
  • 3201 E Cesar Chavez St
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 6, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Ready to show off your design know-how and win prizes? Join digital agency Mighty Citizen (formerly TradeMark Media) for a studio tour and the first-ever "Austin Design Week Trivia Challenge."

  • Cavalier & Mighty Citizen
  • 2400 Webberville Road Building B
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 6, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join us on election night for an evening of lightning talks about design for the civic good hosted by Austin’s Chief Equity Officer, Brion Oaks. We'll be announcing the polls as they come in, and engaging in civically minded interactive stations throughout the evening.

  • The Center for Social Innovation
  • 1023 Springdale Rd
  • Austin, TX 78721

November 7, 2018 8:30am - 10am

In this workshop, you'll be immersed in the practice of anti-problems in a creatively-nurturing environment using pre-made scenarios to storyboard with their own interesting and fun solutions.

  • IBM Research
  • 11501 Burnet Road, Building 903, 7th Floor
  • Austin, Texas 78758

November 7, 2018 8:30am - 10am

This workshop walks the audience through the process of how to utilize data found through the City of Austin Open Data Portal in order to create data visualization and develop fact-based story.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 8:30am - 10am

You have an amazing, new idea, but now what? Design thinking is a problem-solving toolkit optimized for the unknown. It’s commonly used to explore user needs, but how do we apply its core principles to business model testing?

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 9am - 10:30am

Join us on a walking tour of this district with the City urban designers behind this initiative. As we walk, you’ll get a chance to hear leaders in urban design, transportation, and economic development.

  • Temporary Public Plaza
  • Barton Springs & Congress Ave
  • Austin, TX 78704

November 7, 2018 10am - 11am

Immerse yourself in the stories of women currently leading the way at Fortune 100 design and technology companies; understand their struggles and strategies as a basis for collaborating on how we best pave a path for the next generation of female leaders.

  • frog
  • 101 W. 6th St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 10am - 11am

How might we apply design thinking methods in a nonprofit setting where our users and key stakeholders can consist of marginalized or at-risk populations?

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 10am - 11am

Join us for a participatory roundtable discussion to discuss, dream up, and jumpstart digital or physical ways to help people support businesses that align with their values.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 10am - 11am

This informative exchange will illustrate the collaborative efforts behind affordable housing design. A brief presentation will be followed by discussion. Refreshments provided.

  • Studio Balcones
  • 702 San Antonio St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Join us for a hands-on experience workshop where you’ll learn about visual and mobility impairments that are important to consider when designing for older audiences. Coffee and tacos provided!

  • The Zebra
  • 98 San Jacinto Blvd #2000
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

This workshop will give an overview of design for grassroots innovation, local production and social change by examining two practice-based design research cases in Turkey and South Africa.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Join us at MakeATX for a laser cutting workshop where you will learn the basics of laser cutting and get a chance to etch a personalized, laser cut design tool.

  • MakeATX
  • 1109 Shady Ln.
  • Austin, TX 78721

November 7, 2018 12pm - November 7, 2018 1:30pm

Join us as we discuss how to create a design-focused resume and portfolio that gets noticed by hiring managers.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join us to learn how design, technology, and business are connected by a single vision to innovate products, services, and R&D.

  • SoftServe HQ
  • 201 W 5th St Suite 1550
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join us for an interiors tour to explore the collaboration between an interior design and architecture firm to create a special high-rise home for our clients.

  • The Residences at W Austin
  • 210 Lavaca St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 2pm - 4pm

We’re inviting the community to our Austin showroom where we will showcase sound-absorbing Scandinavian Reindeer Moss. Meet with members from the team and gain inspiration and creative insights.

  • Scandinavian Spaces
  • 1000 E 6th St B
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 7, 2018 2pm - 4pm

This presentation is about tactical urbanism, pedestrian friendly design and collaboration amongst designers, city officials and property owners to improve the experience on Congress Avenue.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Come visit Bercy Chen Studio as we open our doors to share a glimpse of our work with the community.

  • Bercy Chen Studio
  • 1111 E 11th St
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 7, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Join us for a tour of our renovated office and learn about our visioning and imaging process and the benefits of VR technology in architecture and interior design with a 3D walkthrough.

  • STG Design Studio
  • 828 W 6th St, Suite 300
  • Austin, TX 78703

November 7, 2018 4pm - 6:30pm

The Design Institute for Health invites you to join us at the frontier of design in health for a thought-provoking presentation, healthfully-designed happy hour, and tour of our UT Health Austin’s revolutionary clinics of the future.

  • Dell Medical School
  • Health Discovery Building, Auditorium & Lobby
  • 1701 Trinity St.

November 7, 2018 5pm - 6pm

Entrepreneur and designer Shelby Stephens will lead this interactive session, incorporating games and group activities created by Joe Edelman, founder of the Time Well Spent Movement.

  • The Refinery

  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 7, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm

A denim exhibit connecting two cultures. Connect with two Texican artists sharing their perceptive and experience of the American Dream through use of denim and iconic Mexican figures that have cultivated their identities.

  • Native Hostel
  • 807 E 4th St
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 8, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Join us as we explore the parallels between how biologists observe the natural world and how designers observe human behavior to inform product design.

  • ACC Northridge Campus

November 8, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Learn about and help illustrate possible design-based solutions to human displacements due to future environmental stressors

  • UT - Austin
  • Peter O'Donnell Building (POB) 2.402
  • Web Conference Classroom

November 8, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Join us for an introduction to the nascent discipline of Speculative Design, explored in the context of an informal, participatory workshop employing the Ethnographic Experiential Futures approach to Foresight.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 8, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Learn the essentials of public speaking - from crafting a compelling presentation to delivering it with confidence.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 8, 2018 10am - 11am

When real-world actions inform interactions, we create fluid experiences that improve usability and delight users. Join us as we discuss the evolution of interfaces and how fluid interfaces can create better user experiences.

  • thirteen23
  • 506 Congress, 2nd Floor
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 8, 2018 10am - 11am

Join us for a thoughtful discussion on complex challenges that require an adaptive, systemic approach to solving. Our diverse panel includes perspectives on collaboration, inclusion, open innovation and design strategy from leaders across Austin.

  • Native Hostel
  • 807 E 4th St.
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 8, 2018 10am - 11am

This roundtable discussion aims to touch on themes related to connecting resources and opportunities for unique populations to find educational, employable, enriching, empowering programing in the design field in Austin.

  • Imagine Art
  • 2830 Real Street
  • Austin, TX 78722

November 8, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Join us for an interactive affinity workshop! Collaborate with other ADW participants to tease out user needs for a fun, future-thinking product.

  • Mighty HQ
  • 2009 E Cesar Chavez St.
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 8, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Learn about participatory design techniques that empower participants to collaborate and ideate for their own experience--resulting in richer insights that create space for the complexity of user experience.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 8, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

"Instead" is a workshop that uses design to confront workplace toxicity by building bridges from destructive cycles of self-deprecation through discovery of practical ways to heal and pursue work meaningfully.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 8, 2018 12pm - 1pm

In this guided exercise, we will go through the process of taking an idea from concept to campaign and learn the strategy behind successful implementation of this process by collaborating with other designers.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 8, 2018 2pm - 4pm

How do you design an experience for technology that doesn't exist? Join us as we discuss the impact of emerging technology on design processes, and demo IBM's latest quantum products.

  • IBM Design Studio
  • 11501 Burnet Road Building 903, Floor 7
  • Austin, TX 78758

November 8, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join the Design Workshop team for happy hour where we discuss ways that Landscape Architects and Planners can solve key problems facing our community through a collaborative design process.

  • Design Workshop
  • 812 San Antonio St., Suite 401
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 8, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join us for a tour of the North Shoal Creek Community Garden, where we’ll explain how our neighborhood took a design thinking approach to creating a space for our community.

  • North Shoal Creek Community Garden
  • 3025 Crosscreek Drive
  • Austin, TX 78757

November 8, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join us for a tour of Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design and explore how design accompanies and fuels economic and political change on the African continent.

  • Blanton Museum of Art
  • 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
  • Austin, TX 78712

November 8, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Join IBM Watson for a live walkthrough of our immersive AI experiences led by the creatives who designed it in our spatial experience design lab located in the Domain.

  • IBM Watson Spatial Experience Lab
  • 11501 Burnet Road, Building 904, Room 4d007
  • Austin, TX 78758

November 8, 2018 4pm - 6pm

If brand design makes you giddy, this is the event for you. Join us at Volusion’s North Austin digs on Nov. 8 from 4-6 p.m. for a branding experience unlike any other. First, get your creative juices flowing with a maker workshop where you can unleash your inner entrepreneur and then our team will take you through the journey of defining and expanding a new brand.

  • Volusion
  • 1835 Kramer Ln. Suite 100
  • Austin, TX 78758

November 8, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Join us at Gold Rush Vinyl, Austin’s new record manufacturing plant, to see how your favorite bands get their music on to vinyl.

  • Gold Rush Vinyl
  • 1321 Rutherford Lane, Suite 130
  • Austin TX 78753

November 8, 2018 4pm - 5:30pm

Join us for this closing event, as the finalist teams pitch their design solutions to a panel of industry experts to win the big prize!

  • Rowling Hall
  • 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

  • Austin, TX 78712

November 8, 2018 5pm - 7pm

Join Ladies, Wine & Design: Austin for an evening of cocktails featuring perspectives from a few of Austin’s resident design women sharing how they have created opportunity, carved a path, and overcome discrimination as a woman in their career.

  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • 304 E 44th St
  • Austin, TX 78751

November 8, 2018 7pm - 9pm

Join us for a discussion about designing for gender equity, a thought provoking exploration of the impact of gender aspects of design on our lives.

  • Elisabet Ney Museum
  • 304 E 44th St
  • Austin, TX 78751

November 9, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Experience the diverse backgrounds UX Designers come from by exploring their journeys. You will create your own journey map to analyze your experiences and skills that can translate to a design career.

  • ACC Highland
  • 6101 Highland Campus Dr.
  • Austin , TX 78752
  • Room CR1101 (in the Accelerator)

November 9, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Drawing helps generate divergent ideas, quickly and cheaply. Learn how sketching as a medium for ideation is superior in this regard, and take tangible steps to incorporate it into your design process.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 9, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Join us for a multi-disciplinary, hands on workshop about the future of the things that keep Austin Austin: our food trucks, musicians and artists. Work with a group to develop ideas to prevent our City from losing the Austinites that make this city special.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 9, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Learn the capabilities of good graphic design in real-world spaces with Good Snake. Coffee will be provided.

  • Good Snake HQ
  • 1109 Shady Ln.
  • Austin, TX 78721

November 9, 2018 8:30am - 9am

Join us for a morning yoga session to wrap up the week. This class is for all levels of fitness and physical abilities. You’ll walk out feeling strong and powerful.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 9, 2018 10am - 11am

Join us as we engage in real talk with conversations surrounding mental health among a panel of designers and creative entrepreneurs hearing real stories and tips from a local therapist on how to overcome these challenges.

  • Capital Factory

  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 9, 2018 10am - 11am

Learn the best practices of collaborating remotely with a distributed design team.

Zoom Remote Call

November 9, 2018 10am - 11am

From a collective background in graphic design, humanitarian photography, communication services, art, and advocacy film making, we invite you to join us in a conversation about creating work for good.

  • The Refinery
  • 612 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 9, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

We're all drawn to a good deal. But when we shop for the absolute lowest price point or at a big name store, where does our money end up? Does it stay in our community? This workshop will explore the economic impact of shopping at locally vs nationally owned stores, and how where we shop determines where our dollars actually go.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 9, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

This interactive workshop introduces designers to prototyping for IoT with Arduino, an open-source electronics platform. Attendees will see examples, learn best practices, and build their own circuit.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 9, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Creatives, round up your failure horror stories and join us at the first (ever?) failure swap! We’ll talk, share our stumbles, learn from each other and work on our current challenges in a safe (beverages welcomed) environment.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 9, 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Join Jess, Founder & Principal Design Coach at Exploration x Design in an introductory workshop on creative facilitation. Deepen your ability to understand alternative points of view for creative problem solving.

  • WeWork Congress
  • 600 Congress Ave. Floor 14
  • Austin, TX 78701

November 9, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join lookthinkmake for an open house where we'll show off the brands of some of Austin's favorite places. We'll have work to see, swag to share, and snacks to enjoy.

  • lookthinkmake
  • 4704A E Cesar Chavez St
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 9, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join us as we open our doors to the talented and creative Austin community for an extraordinary look into the world of metalworking and design while enjoying Austin-style refreshments.

  • MetalWork Austin
  • 2000 S. 7th
  • Austin, TX 78704

November 9, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join us as we open the doors to explore our talented design department and tour our state-of-the-art printing facility to highlight what makes our community newspaper different.

  • Community Impact Newspaper
  • 16225 Impact Way, Ste. 1
  • Pflugerville, Texas 78660

November 9, 2018 2pm - 4pm

Join us for a speed round of diverse and tragically honest lessons that gave way to new perspectives and turning corners.

  • LewisCarnegie
  • 1312 E Cesar Chavez St
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 9, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Tour our studio, see our production practices, and speak with us about how we have opened doors in our respective mediums, and how we support one another in collaboration. We'll have drinks and snacks as well!

  • Broad Studios
  • 1023 Springdale Road, Suite 6D
  • Austin, TX 78721

November 9, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Join local artists and Cultural Arts Division staff for a Sneak Peak Tour of TEMPO Convergence! Public Art Inspiration + Inside Scoop.

  • Camacho Activity Center
  • 34 Robert T Martinez Jr St
  • Austin, TX 78702

November 9, 2018 4pm - 6pm

Join us as we show go over our design process and how we fabricate our ultra-light, ultra-strong and ultra-durable items, featuring the collapsible Austin Table.

  • Box Table Studios
  • 707 Baylor St.
  • Austin, TX 78703

November 9, 2018 5pm - 7pm

An evening of storytelling featuring seven diverse perspectives on their journey breaking into the creative world, detailing their struggles, triumphs and the hills and valleys in between.

  • Handsome
  • 1000 E 6th St
  • Austin, TX 78702

SAVE THE DATE: November 5-9, 2018