Seattle Design Festival 2017: POWER

Seattle Design Festival 2017 will be September 9 - 22

2017 is the year of POWER. From September 9 – 22, the Seattle Design Festival will connect designers, community members and civic leaders to explore the POWER of design in our changing world. SDF is the largest design-related event in the Pacific Northwest gathering 30,000 attendees, 103 Festival events and installations hosted by 130+ partners in 2016.

We invite you to collaborate with SDF2017: POWER

Thank you to all that submitted a proposal! We had a record number of submittals this year – check out Design in Public’s website for the events and programs for this year’s festival.

Questions? Contact Debra Webb, Public Programs Manager, Design in Public.

SDF2016 was a great success!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the conversation about Design Change at this year’s festival. View photos from the festival over at the SDF Flickr!

Get Involved

Learn more about SDF2016 on the Design in Public website & be sure to connect with Design in Public on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.


The Seattle Design Festival celebrates the ways design makes life better. Community members, city officials, citizen-experts, and designers all come together at workshops, performances, tours, exhibitions, talks, films, gatherings and more to exchange ideas. SDF is presented by AIA Seattle and Design in Public in partnership with dozens of partner organizations.




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Seattle Design Festival 2017: POWER

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