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The ADW Hub

Stop by the Austin Design Week Hub, open 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Thursday. Hang out in between sessions (there's wifi!), meet friends to head over to the next event, and explore art and design installations. Register below for one of our events or come by anytime during open hours to work or chill out.

Address

The Refinery

612 Brazos St

Austin, TX 78701

Events & Installations at the Austin Design Week Hub

Furniture and Design Exhibition

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

BE-hind doors

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

Behind the Door: What’s Inside

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

Service Innovations for Social Impact

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

Opening Doors that have been Closed by Ageism, the Under-the-Radar Diversity Issue

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

Letter People Austin Mini Workshop

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

Roundtable: Austin Fashion on an International Stage

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

The Design Thinking Social

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

Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is: Empowering Values-Based Consumerism

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

Creating a Design Portfolio

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

Time Well Spent: Designing Social Spaces

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

TinyHackerHouse

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

Yoga for Designers

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

Roundtable: Creativity for a Better Community - Getting practical about giving back

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

SAVE THE DATE: November 5-9, 2018