“Expressive Introverts” Workshop

The words “expressive” and “introvert” aren’t commonly paired together in people’s minds. In fact, they often don’t even often show up in the same sentence. “Expressive” is stereotypically associated with extroverts and stylistically associated with an animated, emotionally compelling style of communication. If we take the stereotype even further, most people think introverts are good

“Expressive Introverts” Lecture

Bay View Theater, Pier 27 in San Francisco The words “expressive” and “introvert” aren’t commonly paired together in people’s minds. In fact, they often don’t even often show up in the same sentence. “Expressive” is stereotypically associated with extroverts and stylistically associated with an animated, emotionally compelling style of communication. If we take the stereotype even

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Workshop Your Futures

We often hear people postulate about how the future will be fill in the blank. The truth is, the future cannot be predicted; even more important there is no one future but a variety of possible futures. In this workshop, you will use a combination of strategic foresight, design thinking, and innovation to consider a

Design//Work: Love and Creativity

**Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been canceled*** Continuing Design Week’s Summer of Love theme we look at what it means to be in a relationship with a creative. Whether you are a creative looking to be understood by your non creative significant other or the other way around this panel discussion is ideal

Coffee with a Design Educator

Are you looking to break into the UX/Design world? Come by for complimentary coffee and cookies to receive friendly information, mentoring, and make connections with some leading design firms. Successful designer-turned-instructor, Julia DeBari will host the event, and help guide your design journey. About Julia DeBari Julia is a UX Leader, Educator, and Design Manager

A DIY Guide to the Gray Area

Purposeful use of color can transform a story, a brand, even a room — our Butchershop windows covered in dichroic laminate are the perfect example of that. During the workshop you’ll gain a brief understanding of color theory; from how it applies to today’s brands to establishing your own experience of color interaction through a

Leaders in Education + Design

Join us for a panel discussion with the people designing the future of education. Moderated by May-Li Khoe, Director of Design at Khan Academy, the panel includes designers from: AltSchool Coursera Remind Desmos Khan Academy We’ll have drinks and snacks-all you need to bring are your questions, hopes, and dreams! Khan Academy is a nonprofit

NU in Town!

Northwestern University invites you to drop by to see our new campus in downtown SF, meet our faculty, students and alumni, and imagine the future of design education together. Hosted by the Segal Design Institute at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering.

Portfolio Day 2017

Known as the best portfolio review on the West Coast, this is an opportunity for graduating seniors in design and UX/UI programs and design professionals looking to make a change to get valuable one-on-one feedback on portfolio work and career goals. Top Bay Area designers will serve as reviewers. This event is open to students,

Question Diversity: What and who is a ‘designer’ in the modern age?

“What does diversity in tech really look like, and how can the industry address its problems and deliver on the promise of building a better world? A panel of designers from diverse walks of life talk about inclusion and how their professional life intersects with the rest of their identities. Panelists: Ana Arriola (@arriola) Ana