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Baltimore Design Week IS BACK!

This October, Baltimore’s annual Design Week returns for the 8th year! Join AIGA for another week-­long celebration of design and designers in Baltimore.

From Monday through Sunday, enjoy a series of presentations, workshops, and social events, all curated to inspire, strengthen, and showcase the Baltimore design community.

We’re excited to have you join the amazing events & guests upcoming, so check back daily for updates as we get closer to the big week. Share your excitement online with the hashtag #BmoreDW19 on your favorite social media feeds. We can’t wait to see you there!


Thank you to our Design Week Sponsors

2019 Baltimore Design Week Branding Partner: Design B&B


Design Week 2019: Design & Dine
Friday, October 11, 2019
Time, venue, and speaker will be revealed soon
A special Friday afternoon Design & Dine for Design Week 2019. Details coming soon – we can’t give everything away at once!

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Co-Balt Workspace | Hampden, Baltimore


Wednesday, October 23, 2019
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Morgan State University

What is the city of the future like? What should it look like? And who is it for? Come join SHAG, AIGA, and Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and Planning for a talk and workshop about how we might make space in the future.

Thursday, October 24, 2019
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Pixilated | Morrell Park, Baltimore

Creativity. Collaboration. Community. Join us on October 24th at Pixilated to learn how to find your community AND make the most of it, with Illiah Manger of C&V and Rachel Davis of Your True Tribes. Register now for this free Design Week event!

Friday, October 25, 2019
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Multiple Venues, Baltimore

Join us on Friday, October 25th for an exciting day of tours through three of Baltimore’s innovative design and advertising agencies: Gilah Press, idfive, Jellyfish, and Mission Media!

Design Week 2019: Fashion Show and Closing Party
Saturday, October 26, 2019
6:00 – 10:00 PM

Creative Labs, AKA Baltimore Artists Union

Tickets coming soon! The creative process is full of ups and downs. Often, only the final piece is revealed. Join us for a fashion show and panel discussion in which the designers will reveal their processes and the struggles they overcame along the way. More details coming soon!

Sunday, October 27, 2019
12:30 – 4:00 PM

iNovex | Columbia, MD

Join us on Sunday, October 27th at iNovex’s brand new offices in Columbia for a Design Thinking workshop that digs deep into “Step 0: Problem Framing.”

Become a Partner or Sponsor of Design Week

Interested in becoming a Baltimore Design Week 2019 sponsor? We’re looking for partnerships that will help support promotions, swag bags, lite fare, libations, and general frivolity at events during Design Week.

AIGA Baltimore attracts a wide range of creative professionals to design-centric events in and around Baltimore, in addition to our website, email blasts, and social media feeds. Design Week 2019 sponsorship benefits may include:

  • link/logo placement on Design Week 2019 print materials (e.g., posters and signage) and digital materials (i.e., eblasts and the Design Week website and event pages)
  • social media shout outs leading up to, during, and after Design Week
  • free entry to Design Week events, where you can meet and mingle with our members, speakers, and other special guests
  • the ability to briefly address and introduce your business to event attendees
  • a special sponsor feature profile on our blog

Become a sponsor and spread your message to thousands of passionate designers and design enthusiasts in our community. Contact us at sponsorship@baltimore.aiga.org to learn more about sponsorship opportunities and benefits.


Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for writers, photographers, videographers, and set-up/breakdown help. As a volunteer, you’ll have free entry to the event(s) you volunteer for, the opportunity to meet Design Week speakers and AIGA Baltimore board members, plus all the social media love you can stand. Contact volunteer@baltimore.aiga.org to learn more.

Want to help plan Design Week 2019? Fill out this form and we’ll be in touch!

Refund Policy: Please note that in order to continue to provide quality programming, our policy is not to issue refunds unless an event has been cancelled.