We celebrate the creative process.
We believe art and design enhance contemporary life.
We know they affect how we view the world.
Design constructs a distinct North for the collective imagination. Design contributes to placehood.
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ANCHORAGE DESIGN WEEK 2018
Monday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018
7 Days + Dozens of Projects + Hundreds of Designers + 1 Grand Gesture
Anchorage Design Week brings together designers and the public for a week of discussions, workshops and events.
Don’t miss the biggest + multi-disciplinary + design-focused event in Anchorage.
This year, we explore the concept of PROXIMITY and how this crucial design principle helps us relate to each other and our world.
We’ll do this through:
- Challenging Projects (Partners + Community)
- Cool Events (Talks + Markets + Expo + Music + Books + Films)
- Stimulating Workshops (Global Leaders + Civic Change + Design Theory)
- Inspiring Tours (Place-making + Boundary-spanning + Inclusive)
Emerging Designer Showcase (Part of Design Week)
Open to all experience levels and design disciplines, this curated exhibition will showcase work produced during the early careers of local designers.
16-20 finalists (architects, graphic designers, urban planners, landscape architects, UX, fashion, advertising, and more) will be selected for display in the exhibit for the duration of Design Week 2018.
Submissions for review are due by May 18, 2018. Selected applicants will need to prepare a formal portfolio display (more information and specs forthcoming). Click here to apply.
Check here often for updated information, schedule and ways to participate.
Photos from Anchorage Design Weekend 2017 below.