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Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Featured in the Portland Tribune, KOIN 6 News, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and 3D Print.  Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics Free Exhibit by Design Museum Foundation On View: Feb 15 – May 9, ...

Design Museum’s ‘9 Favorite Moments from Gala 9’

Gala 9 was one of Design Museum Boston’s biggest events ever. We celebrated our anniversary, our community, our accomplishments and our future! Here are 9 of our Favorite Moments from Gala ...

UNITE • Designing for the Gig Economy

Onset of the Gig Economy The modern workplace is changing. According to experts, in just two years, half of us could be members of the so-called ‘gig economy’. In the gig ...

Press Release: Street Seats Design Challenge Semi-Finalists Announced

Design Museum Portland Announces Semi-Finalists in Street Seats Design Challenge For Immediate Release High-resolution media images and additional information available here: https://bit.ly/2xIzWDQ Design Museum Portland announces 15 unique benches showcased in this ...

Street Seats Grand Opening & Finalist Announcement

Celebrate international, impactful design as you take in the summer sun, enjoy great local eats, and take a tour of the Street Seats exhibition! The Street Seats Grand Opening & Finalist ...

Street Seats: Urban Benches for Vibrant Cities

Street Seats: Urban Benches for Vibrant Cities Free Exhibit by Design Museum Portland Model Gallery: June 7, 2018 – August 31, 2018 Outdoor Exhibit: August 4, 2018 – February 2019 World Trade Center Portland & Tom McCall Waterfront ...

Summer 2018 Lineup

It’s time to soak up the sun, celebrate Street Seats, and gear up for an exciting summer event lineup! We are ready to take our appreciation for ever-present design out to bask in the sunlight. ...

Design Museum Mornings: The Style of Speed

Discover how you design under a deadline for one of the fastest companies in the world. The pressure to create unique and novel ideas can be immense on its own. When deadlines ...

Design Museum Mornings: Chocolate With a Conscience

Can one chocolate bar help end child slavery? Tony’s Chocolonely is the loneliest chocolate bar in the world. Why? They’re the only chocolate company that can trace each and every cocoa ...

Meet the Street Seats Jury

Join us in welcoming the high-caliber experts who will judge each unique Street Seat design!   The deadlines have whizzed past, the entries have arrived, and the Street Seats applications are now closed! ...

VIDEO: 9 Years of Impact at Design Museum Boston

Watch: 9 years of impact at Design Museum Boston across our public programs, here from our community, and see what’s possible with great design!     ...