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Design Museum Mornings: Sneakers With Soul

Learn the unparalleled impact that design can play in the recovery process with Jenn Scholes, Nike designer and member of the Doernbecher Freestyle team. Join us for September’s Design Museum Mornings! Keynote ...

Video: Design Museum Receives National ASID Design Innovation Award

We’re honored and excited to accept the American Society of Interior Designers’ National Design Innovation Award. From ASID’s website: This award recognizes an individual, organization, manufacturer, or research project for having ...

UNITE • Resilient Cities: Action for Readiness

Who is responsible for taking action? The concept of urban resilience is the ability of residents, institutions, neighborhoods, businesses, and infrastructure within a city to survive, adapt, and thrive especially when ...

Meet Your Project 360 Speakers

On July 27th, Design Museum Portland is offering an exclusive look at what is anticipated to be Portland’s first WELL Certified office at Project 360: Wellbeing in WELL Building! Attendees will not ...

Is Relationship-Centered Design Next?

Design Museum Mornings with David Weissburg of Fidelity Labs We have evolved our thinking from designing for utility, to designing for a user, to designing for humans. Could design for relationships ...

Workplace Innovation Summit • Boston

Thought leadership on improving how & where we work. Every year we produce national Workplace Innovation Summits, one day conferences convening the latest thinking in workplace design and impact. In 2017 ...

Workplace Innovation Summit • SF

Thought leadership on improving how & where we work. Every year we produce national Workplace Innovation Summits, one day conferences convening the latest thinking in workplace design and impact. In 2017 ...

Design Town at CIC Boston

Co-working for Creatives For a limited time we’re giving away free, 2-month trial access for Design Town to small companies (1-3 people). Apply to test out the space for 2 months! Apply! Join Design Museum ...

8 Portland Companies That Are Reshaping the Workplace

Portland is a hotspot for experimental ideas, creativity, and values in health and wellbeing. We are intrigued by these Portlanders who have combined these three elements, and use their creative spirit to transform and ...

Where Design Meets Play

A Research-Based Approach at Smale Riverfront Park By Kate Tooke, Senior Associate, Landscape Architect, Sasaki Associates Images and illustrations courtesy of Sasaki Associates • Above: A young explorer traverses the stump steps at ...