October 2-9, 2020

Design is what happens when the left and right brains fuse.

This October, explore that special blend of art and science with a full week of creative-inspired events. Join us in sharing stories of success and struggle as we emerge stronger and watch our community fuse back together.

Featured Events

  • 20201003
    Saturday
    Virtual Workshop with Aaron Draplin
    10:00:00
    11:00:00
    How much design wildness can one pack into an hour of virtual workshopping? Hard to say in these surreal times, but know this: The Draplin Design Company is going to JAM PACK that 60 minutes, and will be going over a mountain of tips, tricks, techniques, threats, and tall tales in this session! Buckle up and let's get weird, Phoenix!
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  • 20201004
    Sunday
    Hustling Slowly – Making Ideas Happen in the New Reality with Eric Torres
    10:30:00
    11:30:00
    Ok. We all know it. It’s time for “Hustle Culture” to be more in line with current realities. Many creatives are facing new challenges economically, socially, and more importantly with health and well-being. So this raises the questions: Should creativity be prioritized? Is it still worthwhile? How do we get ideas done now?
    Speaker
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  • 20201004
    Sunday
    D3: Design Double Dippin'
    15:00:00
    16:00:00
    It’s time! For YEARS you have been dreaming of starting a side-gig, but the hustle and bustle of the full-time gig has you wondering if you can do it? Or better yet, how will your boss feel knowing you've started a small business? Can you manage the time AND the money around starting a side-gig? How do you get started and how do you make sure what you are doing is worth your time? So. Many. Questions! D3: Design Double Dippin' explores what it looks like to balance working a full-time job, running a side business and living your best life.
    Speaker
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  • 20201006
    Tuesday
    From Pitch to Delivery: An Illustration + Logo Project with Bob Case
    13:00:00
    14:00:00
    Chief Creative Officer, Bob Case of LAVIDGE, talks attendees through two branding-centric illustration projects, from pitch to final, including the messy middle in a virtual lunchtime event. Gain insight into the process of building illustrations for top brands, including concept development, sketching, working with stakeholders, and building out final artwork.
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  • 20201006
    Tuesday
    Empowering the Next Generation of Black and Brown Designers with Maurice Woods
    17:00:00
    18:00:00
    Empowering the Next Generation of Black and Brown Designers" is an examination of Inneract Project's 16 years of work to empower communities of color through design. Maurice will also cover how empowering youth is a broader call to action to the design industry, for its responsibility in helping to reshape cultural narratives that bring an end to systemic racial misappropriations.
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