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Phoenix Design Week

October 16-24, 2014

A week-long celebration of design in the desert

Attend the Method + Madness Conference

What is Phoenix Design Week?

  • The Method + Madness conference unites our design community for two days of inspiration and insights.
  • Each day of PHXDW, local organizations host exciting events that explore design in every discipline.
  • Local design experts lead fun, interactive workshops on letterpress, typography, and more.
  • The week kicks off and closes with parties to reconnect with old friends and make new ones.

Method + Madness Conference

The two-day Method + Madness Conference, Phoenix Design Week's main event, delves into two aspects of design: the crazy and inspiring beauty of the design process, and the practical insights and training needed to bring your ideas to life. Learn more

What Attendees Are Saying

  • "Year after year, a small group of passionate volunteers come together and put on a one-of-a-kind event that leaves many other conferences in the dust. Method+Madness is easily one of my favorite design conferences."
  • "So much barely contained awesome, I'm still jazzed. Love it so much! Fantastic speakers on Saturday, excellent and informative sessions on Sunday. I'm already sold on next year."
  • "This conference is fantastic! I've been to several design conferences, and this ranks amongst my favorite. It features amazing speakers with work and stories that are real, genuine, practical, and relatable."

Phoenix Design Week is a non-profit event made possible through the support of volunteers, partners, and these generous sponsors.

  • Premier Sponsor
  • Creativity International Awards
  • Official Print Sponsor
  • O'Neil Printing
  • Official Large Format Sponsor
  • bluemedia
  • Leadership Sponsors
  • All You Can Learn
  • Center Centre
  • General Dyanamics C4 Systems
  • Grand Canyon University
  • LaneTerralever
  • McMurry/TMG
  • Industry Sponsors
  • Art Craft
  • The Creative Group
  • Creative Market
  • Heard Museum
  • Monomyth
  • MacMedia
  • Phoenix Ad Club / Ad2PHX
  • Shutterstock
  • Sitewire
  • Agency Partners
  • Resound Creative
  • Factor1
  • Rain Visual Design
  • Trapdoor Studio
  • Community Partners
  • Adobe
  • Cage App
  • Moo
  • KIND Snacks
  • PopChips
  • Sticker Giant
  • Media Partner
  • Java Magazine