Seattle Design Festival 2019: Balance

Save the date for SDF 2019: Balance, August 16–25!

Every year, the Seattle Design Festival brings together designers, community members, experts, city officials, and business leaders to celebrate and explore how design improves the quality of our lives and our community.

2019 is the year of Balance. From August 16–25, the Seattle Design Festival (SDF) will connect designers, community members and civic leaders to explore how we design for Balance.

We invite YOU to collaborate with SDF 2019: Balance! Download the Call For Proposals and submit a program/ installation by May 22, 2019.

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The Seattle Design Festival is a program of Design in Public, a multidisciplinary nonprofit organization that promotes the role of design in improving our city.  Design in Public is a strategic initiative of AIA Seattle, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects, founded in 2011 to celebrate and explore the role and impact of design on urban life in Seattle.

To see images from this year and past Festivals, visit the SDF Flickr page. Share your photos with us on social media by making sure to use the hashtag, #SeattleDesignFestival!

Questions? Contact Debra Webb, Director, Design in Public.

Get Involved

Learn more about SDF 2019 on the Design in Public website & be sure to connect with Design in Public on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.



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Emily Hagen AIA