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The Trend of Trendy Workplaces

Design Museum Mornings with Ashley Dunn, Director of Workplace at Dyer Brown We live in a world of sound bites like “open offices are bad” or “millennials choose a job based ...

Workplace Innovation Summit 2018

Craft your workplace strategy. Join us for our 4th annual Workplace Innovation Summit, our special event focused on a holistic view of the workplace that transcends disciplines — beyond real estate ...

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, ...

Book Review – What Works: Equality by Design

by Jess Charlap Gender equality is good for businesses and the right things to do, but how do we get there? Author Iris Bohnet brings decades of research into unconscious bias, ...

Plus Bench: Reclaiming public space for the public

by Hannah Silver, Sustainability Manager at GBD Architects The morning a driver laid on her horn at me for moving too slowly through a crosswalk on East Burnside was when I ...

Design Museum Portland Gala 5: Most Creative Orange

Celebrate 5 years of Design Impact in your most Creative Orange attire at Design Museum Portland Gala 5. Gala 5 is Design Museum Portland’s first annual fundraiser. For 5 years, we ...

Fall 2018 Lineup

It’s time to put on your raincoats, grab your pumpkin spice latte, and gear up for a season of design! This fall, we’re celebrating education environments, urban innovation, sustainability, and 5 ...

UNITE: Reimagine the Urban Experience

How do we transform the urban environment on a local level to inspire the city of the future?   From both a local and international perspective, our panelists will discuss the importance ...

Workplace Innovation Summit 2018

Craft your workplace strategy. Join us for our 4th annual Workplace Innovation Summit, our special event focused on a holistic view of the workplace that transcends disciplines — beyond real estate ...

Kids Workshop: Build Your Own Bench

You can BYOB (Build Your Own Bench) with the whole family! Aspiring designers of all ages are invited to learn more about Street Seats and imagine your own public bench. Join Design ...