Mark your calendar, the Seattle Design Festival begins Friday, September 13.
The Seattle Design Festival is the region’s largest public design event. Every September, the festiva
l brings together experts, city leaders, and citizens to celebrate and explore the ways design improves the quality of our lives. This year’s theme, “Design in Health,” offers more than 60 events. It features large-scale
installations, home tours, walking tours, films, lectures, exhibitions, competitions, activities, pop-up parklets, and more. The 2013 Seattle Design Festival runs 10 days from Sept 13 to 22, city-wide. On Saturday, Sept 21, and Sunday, Sept 22, there will be many free public activities at the Pioneer Square ‘Design Block’ on Occidental Ave. South between Main and Jackson Streets in Pioneer Square.
DPD is one of thirty partners hosting events and activities. On Thursday September 18th, join DPD, Futurewise, ULI NW, Seattle Planning Commission and Feet First for a free event at Town Hall to think about the future of Seattle over the next 20 years. City Planning Director Marshall Foster will moderate a lively discussion with notable urban experts. Or visit us on the weekend at the Design Block for a walking tour and exhibit about the Stadium District Plan. Or learn how Seattle has grown and changed over the last 20 years and how to get involved in planning with us for the next 20 years.
Visit www.seattledesignfestival.org for more information, tickets and reservations.