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Event Recap • Provocations for a More Vibrant City

Design, community, and accessibility can redefine Portland’s waterfront and connect the city like never before.   Portland’s growth is on the minds of designers, urban planners, and city innovators. How do we scale ...

5 Leading Urban Innovation Initiatives

Discover some of Portland’s leading urban innovation initiatives, ensuring a brighter and more vibrant city of the future. Portland has been a leader in urban innovation for decades, implementing strategic plans such ...

Innovative Uses of Virtual and Augmented Reality

Explore 6 companies that are striding into the future of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality, allowing for new opportunities in education, consumer relations, and safety. Virtual Reality is rapidly expanding far ...

Redefining Space for Makers and Manufacturers

Manufacturers, makers, and entrepreneurs find a welcoming new home in Southeast Portland at the newly-renovated Iron Fireman Collective. With our city’s mass growth, there is a rising uncertainty around the future ...

Announcing Our Fall 2017 Lineup!

Fall is just around the corner! This season we’re bringing you a breadth of design impact that will inspire you to look at the world around you from a different lens. ...

Observing Design Through Its Decay

“To see things again for the first time, that’s the point of art.”   Designers, makers, and innovators are often the most inspirational people in a room, yet hardly the most vocal ...

Transforming Your Workplace: From Cubicles to Collaboration

At July’s Design Museum Mornings, we listened to Jen Teckenberg’s insights on revitalizing our workplaces as we adapt to advancing technologies and changes in company structure. Jen was able us ...

Project 360 Recap: Designing for WELL

On July 27th, Design Museum Portland launched Project 360, a brand new event series presenting uniquely transformative projects from every angle of the process. The Project 360 premier explored the process ...

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 ...

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 ...