10:00AM

Mayor Jackie Biskupsi Declares Design Week

Join us for the first event of our 7th Annual Salt Lake Design Week! Our city Mayor, Jackie Biskupsi, is proclaiming the days October 16-20th officially “Design Week”. Be there with us as our Design Week Director Alysha Smith accepts this honor and says a few words about our amazing design community and the week…

Host:
Salt Lake Design Week & AIGA SLC
Meet at:
Downtown Library Square
5:30-6:30 PM

Architecture and Design Exhibit

A group of senior undergraduate students at the University of Utah School of Architecture have explored a wide range of spiritual traditions and their expression of faith in space, light and form.  Watercolor paintings of this research will be exhibited along with three-dimensional mixed-media models of sacred space and architectural explorations of landscape, light and…

Host:
Sparano + Mooney Architecture
57 West 2100 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
7:00 - 10:00PM

Prints & Pints – 2017 SLDW Opening Party

Introducing the 2017 Design Week Opening Party: Prints & Pints! Presented by The Mandate Press and AIGA Salt Lake City, this art show features themed prints designed by 20 amazing artists and printed at The Mandate Press. 20 contributing artists, 2 colors, 1 theme. And of course, the best sort of people to share it all with. Come…

Venue:
The Mandate Press
1077 Main St,
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Ticket price:
$10 in advance, $15 at the door
11:30-1:00PM

Haptic Brain, Haptic Brand. Sappi Paper Seminar

Description: Join Spicers Paper for Haptic Brain, Haptic Brand. A communicator’s guide to the neuroscience of touch. A look at communications through the lens of neuroscience, this discussion and guidebook explore haptics — the study of how the things we touch shape the way we feel — and the science behind why our haptic brains…

Venue:
WiseGuys
194 South 400 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Host:
Spicers Paper
Tickets:
FREE ADMISSION
12:30PM - 2:30PM

Designing and Prototyping your Next App with Adobe XD

Come learn how to design and prototype with XD at Adobe’s offices in Lehi. Experience matters. People decide within seconds whether your app or website is useful and engaging. Crafting a great user experience requires more than just visual design. Adobe XD is an app for doing it all – wireframing, visual design, interaction design, prototyping, previewing…

Host:
Adobe & AIGA SLC
Venue:
Adobe Lehi
3900 Adobe Way
Lehi, UT 84043
Ticket price:
AIGA Members: $10
Non-Members: $20
Speaker:
Keith Gilbert
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Studio Tours

Interested in what your peers are up to? Interested in what other design disciplines are all about? Interested in networking and meeting people in the industry? Then clear your schedule Tuesday from 4:30-6:30 and pop into the the studios/agencies listed below to learn a bit more about who they are, what they do, and why…

Studios:
NWL Architects
FFKR Architects
GSBS
Underbelly Creative
Work Hive
MGB+A
7D8
Struck
Hint Creative
Thoughtlab
Dinng
5:30-6:30 PM

Sketch Notes Workshop

Join designer and illustrator, Kent Carollo, to learn the basics of taking illustrated sketch notes. This workshop will focus on helping you apply skills you already have as an artist or designer to master the art of graphic recording. Learn how to actively listen and capture content Get tips for how to quickly sketch abstract…

Host:
Kent Carollo
Venue:
OddJob Studio 654 West 100 South Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Tickets:
Register here for one of the 20 spots available
6:30-9:00PM

An Evening with Mark Hofeling

The Salt Lake City Chapter of SEGD and the Utah Film Commission invite you to join us for an evening with Mark Hofeling, Production Designer, at the Tower Theater on Tuesday, October 17th! Mark will share his experience working as a production and exhibit designer at the Salt Lake Film Society’s historic Tower Theater at 9th and 9th. Learn about…

Venue:
The Tower Theater
876 E 900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Tickets:
Free Admission: Register Here
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

PechaKucha Night – Vol. 21

Description AIGA Salt Lake City and PechaKucha Night – SLC have joined forces with another inspiring night full of presenters. As one of the events for Salt Lake Design Week, we have a great group of presenters showcasing a range of disciplines within the design community. It’s sure to be another fantastic PechaKucha night! Come…

Venue:
The Leonardo
3rd Floor Auditorium + Event Center
209 East 500 South
Salt Lake City UT
Website:
pechakucha.org
Tickets:
$10 in advance, $15 at the door
Speakers:
Michael Kern
Andrew Beck
Jason Johnson
Jill DeHaan
Bradley Knickerbocker
Russ Gray
Amy Lukas
Adam Tolman
Dan Evans
Andrea Beecher
Dallas Graham
7:00 PM

Lettering Club Zine Release Party & Pop-Up Shop!

Salt Lake Lettering Club members have been hard at work creating a brand new zine to share with Salt Lake City and the lettering community! Lettering Club’s second zine is all about lucky fortunes, and includes lettering practice guides to jump-start your lettering learning and creativity. You’ll be able to see the zine for the first…

Venue:
Even Stevens Sandwiches HQ
2030 S 900 E Suite A
Salt Lake City UT 84111
Ticket price:
Free Event
RSVP required; space is limited.
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Creative Mornings with Steve Conlin

Creative Mornings presents Steve Conlin, founder of Ogden’s Own Distillery.  Come join us for breakfast, coffee, fellow local creatives and great conversation – first thing in the AM. Steve Conlin is currently the managing and marketing partner of Ogden’s Own Distillery – he’s the brand developer and strategist for Five Wives Vodka, Underground Herbal Spirit, Porter’s flavored whiskeys…

Host:
Creative Mornings
Venue:
Studio Elevn
435 W 400 S
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Tickets:
Tickets are free but seats are limited
11:30AM - 1:00PM

Kohler Artifacts Spotlight Event

We welcome you to join us for a Kohler Spotlight Event featuring a new product launch in the Kohler Artifacts Collection which includes:    Artifacts Flume Spout and Cross Handle    Artifacts Flume Freestanding Tub Filler    Artifacts Flume Gentlemen’s Vessel Faucet    Artifacts Flume Lighting (double and single sconce and  sconce with adjustable cord)…

Venue:
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery
2565 S. 300 W.
Salt Lake City, UT
Tickets:
Please RSVP to
Suzanne.barlow@ferguson.com
by October 16th
12pm-1pm
Lunch Provided

Defending Your Design

  Trademark. Copyright. Intellectual Property. Do you know what these words mean for your business, for your clients, or for your brand? You should. Come spend the lunch hour with Parsons Behle & Latimer to learn about what you should be doing to defend your design, and what happens when you don’t. Parsons Behle &…

Host:
Parsons Behle & Latimer
Address:
201 South Main Street, Suite 1500
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Act Like You Know What You’re Doing

Josh Scheuerman is an undeniable force for good. He’s used his dogged determination to enact change in his community, and is an inspiration to those who just don’t know where to start (see: almost all of us). Josh has worked for magazines and newspapers as a designer and photographer of local and national concerts, all…

Venue:
cityhomeCOLLECTIVE
645 E S Temple
Salt Lake City, UT
4:30-6:30 PM

Studio Tours

Interested in what your peers are up to? Interested in what other design disciplines are all about? Interested in networking and meeting people in the industry? Then clear your schedule Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 and pop into the the studios/agencies listed below to learn a bit more about who they are, what they do, and why…

Studios:
MHTN
CRSA
Cityhome COLLECTIVE
Parallel Lines
Kilter Design
Super Top Secret
Contravent Creative
TSA Architects
Acme Camera Co
Eclipse Product Development
MannMade Innovations
Metropolis Design
6:30PM - 9:00PM

AIGA Speaker Series Presents: Dan Christofferson of Young Jerks

AIGA Salt Lake City Speaker Series presents: Utah native Dan Christofferson from Beeteeth and Young Jerks has graciously agreed to speak in place of Meg Lewis. Dan is a local legend in the Utah design community, and if you haven’t seen his work yet, you should check it out right now because it’s awesome. Dan is a bit…

Ticket price:
AIGA Member: $10
AIGA Student: $5
Non-Member: $15
Venue:
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City
Hosted By:
AIGA Salt Lake City
7:00PM - 9:00 PM

An Evening with Qualtrics Creative

Qualtrics Creative is the in-house agency for one of the fastest growing, SaaS platforms tech companies in the world. This team of award-winning, veteran designers, writers, videographers, creative directors, and project managers fulfills all of Qualtrics’ design needs, including Print, social, and email advertising Event design Video production Branding Illustration Apparel design Interactive design The…

Host:
Qualtrics
Meet at:
333 W. River Park Drive Provo, Utah 84604
Tickets:
Registration is free but space is limited.
9AM -4PM

Product Hive Lecture Series

Ever wondered how amazing companies like Adobe, Pluralsight, Vivint, Jane, Canopy, Underbelly (clients like Facebook), Welikesmall (clients like Reebok), and more create such elegant and useful products? Ever wondered what their day to day looks like? Ever wondered the challenges they face and how they deal with them? We assembled a mix of 12 amazingly…

Venue:
Workfront
3301 Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT
Speakers:
Alex Estrada, Daniel Falabella, Jeff Schwarting, Mike Kamanski, Blake McClary, Leslie Brown, Ryan Cobourn
Doors Open at 9:30AM
Event Begins at 10:00 AM

Systemizing Design with Nate Baldwin & Alan Wilson

Design Systems are gathering momentum in the product design & development communities. If you struggle with design communication, cross-discipline collaboration, consistency, implementation, and inefficient workflows, a Design System may be what your organization needs. We will tell the story of Design Systems and the basics of what to know to get one started at your…

Venue:
Adobe
3900 Adobe Way, Lehi UT, 84043
Host:
Adobe & AIGA SLC
Speakers:
Nate Baldwin & Alan Wilson
Ticket price:
Free
3:00PM - 6:30PM

Product Design Workshop & The Leonardo Exhibit Tour

Join us in celebrating Salt Lake Design Week on October 19, 2017. The Industrial Design Association of Utah and The Leonardo have partnered to help bring big ideas and innovation to the local community. Learn about how design is applied to products and experiences! Product Design Workshop: Time: 3:00pm – 5:30pm In this hands-on workshop…

Venue:
The Leonardo Museum
209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
3:30 - 7:00PM

The Paper Show

Description Join us October 19th to celebrate PAPER, PRINT and DESIGN in Utah. Brought to you by Spicers Paper and Kelly Paper in conjunction with Salt Lake Design Week. See the latest innovations from over 20 exhibitors. Experience Paper Jam – a design competition happening LIVE, on site. Enjoy food, drinks and free parking. Contact Gina.Girardi@Spicers.com for more information.…

Venue:
The Falls Event Center
580 South 600 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Tickets:
FREE ADMISSION
Voting:
3:30-7:00PM

Design + Paper Competition

CALL FOR ENTRIES ** Registration Deadline extended! If Friday came too soon, don’t worry, we will accept your registration until September 29th! In conjunction with Salt Lake Design Week, Spicers Paper is sponsoring Paper Jam, a design competition for local artists and makers. The purpose of the contest is to drive and encourage innovative and…

Venue:
The Falls Event Center at Trolley Square
580 South 600 East,
Salt Lake City
Meet at:
Pick up paper and participant packet at Kelly Paper Store:
September 29th | 8:00am - 5:00pm
2120 South 300 West, SLC
Voting:
Submissions will be displayed during Spicers Paper Show for on-site voting:
Thursday, October 19th | 3:30 – 7:00pm
The Falls Event Center at Trolley Square
580 South 600 East, Salt Lake City
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Evoke

Join us for an evening of music, food, and inspiring conversation! This design week speaker event features Joey Shimoda of Shimoda Design Group, and is an event you will not want to miss! Transformation, Speed and Magic The influences that inspire Joey Shimoda FAIA, FIIDA and Shimoda Design Group come from many places.  Most recently…

Venue:
Studio Elevn
435 W 400 S, #304
Salt Lake City, UT
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Design For Sport Speaker Series™: an Evening With Lance Wyman

The Salt Lake City Chapter of SEGD and Infinite Scale are thrilled to announce this year’s speaker at the annual Design for Sport Speaker Series™ will be SEGD Fellow and AIGA Gold Medalist Lance Wyman. As we celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake, Lance will share his experience creating the look of the games for the 1968…

Speaker:
LANCE WYMAN, SEGD FELLOW & AIGA GOLD MEDALIST
Venue:
The Leonardo 209 E 500 S SLC, UT 84111
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Product Hive Lecture Series Day 2

Ever wondered how amazing companies like Adobe, Pluralsight, Vivint, Jane, Canopy, Underbelly (clients like Facebook), Welikesmall (clients like Reebok), and more create such elegant and useful products? Ever wondered what their day to day looks like? Ever wondered the challenges they face and how they deal with them? We assembled a mix of 12 amazingly…

Venue:
Workfront
3301 North Thanksgiving Way #100,
Lehi, UT 84043
Speakers:
Anthony Lagoon, Aryel Cianflone, Patrick Cox, Kris Paries
Website:
meetup.com/producthive
4:00pm-6:00pm

Design + Diversity Workshop

The Salt Lake design community is made up of many different people from diverse backgrounds working in many different disciplines. In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to build your own hexagon and represent your unique viewpoint in the wall of design diversity. This is not a lecture, just hands-on creativity to demonstrate unity…

Venue:
FFKR Architects- 730 Pacific Ave S, SLC UT, 84104
Sponsors:
This event would not be possible without the support of FFKR Architects.
Tickets:
Please register here to reserve your seat
5:20 PM - 6:30 PM

Design Disruptors

Join us Labs for an exclusive screening of the InVision-produced documentary DESIGN DISRUPTORS, brought to you by DevPoint Labs and Salt Lake Design Week (http://sldesignweek.org). DESIGN DISRUPTORS reveals a never-before-seen perspective on the design approaches of 15+ industry-shaking companies, and how they’re using the power of design to disrupt billion dollar industries. Grab a drink,…

Hosted By:
DevPoint Labs
Venue:
DevPoint Labs at Church&State
370 South 300 East , Salt Lake City, UT
We will be showing this film in the upstairs DevPoint Labs Classroom.
Ticket price:
Free Admission
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Salt Lake Furniture Design Show

Join us for one of Design Week’s first Furniture Shows! On Friday, October 20th, 2017, join Clubhouse and Design Week for an evening of exquisite furniture design featuring ten pieces of fine furniture made by local professional builders and design students. Don’t miss out an opportunity to meet and mingle with Salt Lake City’s most talented…

Venue:
Clubhouse SLC
850 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT
Ticket price:
Free Admission
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

DesignArts Utah ’17 Closing Reception

In conjunction with Salt Lake Gallery Stroll and Salt Lake Design Week, a closing reception will take place on October 20th from 6-9 pm at the Rio Gallery, 300 S. Rio Grande in Salt Lake City. Admission is free and open to the public. The DesignArts Program is pleased to host the DesignArts Utah ’17 juried exhibition, September 8, 2017 – October 20, 2017, at the Rio Gallery in downtown…

Venue:
Rio Gallery
300 S. Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Host:
DesignArts
Tickets:
Free Admission
8:00PM - 10:00PM

Cocktails with Creatives

Come relax with us on Friday October 20th from 8-10pm as we wind down Salt Lake Design Week and chat about all things design. Design Week will be doing a full takeover of the upstairs at Under Current. Bring your favorite SLDW memory or an idea for next year to share. This ain’t yo momma’s Cocktails with…

Venue:
Under Current
279 300 East Salt Lake City, UT
Host:
AIGA
Tickets:
$5
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Haute Sheet – 2017 SLDW Closing Party

Art and design will come together to celebrate innovative and ideas that take shape with paper. Come adorned in a paper accessory, or create one at our maker’s table in partnership with Spicers Paper (totally optional of course). We will feature the winners and entries of the paper design competition, Paper Jam and showcase the Strathmore dress…

Venue:
Clubhouse SLC
850 South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Host:
AIGA Salt Lake City
Tickets:
General Admission: $25 in advance,
$30 at the door
Group Rate (5+): $18.75
VIP: $60