Design Week Sacramento
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All Access Pass

Are you as excited about Design Week as we are?

Want to attend all the events? Show support for our design community? Snag one of the limited all-access passes!

This ticket gets you into all of our events - the studio tours, open houses, lectures, panels, workshops, and mixers. It also includes one set of four (4) limited edition pins designed by some of your favorite Sacramento design communities: Creativity+, Creative Mornings, DESCO, and Design Week Sacramento!


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Self-Guided Mural Tour

As you probably already know, Sacramento is home to so many beautiful murals, that help make our city what it is. Events like Wide Open Walls have drawn an audience from around the world to Sacramento. Our friends at Art of the Day Sacramento worked hard to create this self-guided mural tour guide to make your time during Design Week Sacramento even more fun and meaningful!


Saturday, May 11 - Opening Day

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POP-UP MARKET
URBAN ROOTS BREWERY
12 - 4 PM

If you love handmade one-of-a-kind designs then
you don’t want to miss our pop-up market at Urban Roots Brewery & Smokehouse! This pop-up market will be 12-4pm (right before our opening party)

OPENING PARTY
URBAN ROOTS BREWERY
6 - 10 PM

Stick around for our Opening Party - the official kickoff for Design Week Sacramento!


Sunday, May 12

MEET THE DESIGNER
SHELF
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

A Pop-Up Shop, Workshop and PechaKucha-style panel with 5 local designers: Lily Therens, Hans Bennewitz, Michael Rottman, Amber Witzke, Jason Malmberg


Monday, May 13

 
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THE BUSINESS OF DESIGN
Beatnik Studios
9:00 am - 11:00 am

A panel that digs into the business of design with four local agency / studio owners: Meghan Phillips from
Honey, Paul McClure from RSE, Ryan Vanni from Bukwild and Gennifer Munoz from GEN M ARCHITECTURE.
Moderated by Estelle Saltzman, Board Advisor at Runyon Saltzman, Inc.

 
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UX PORTFOLIO WORKSHOP
The Urban Hive
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Missy Titus and Ray Sensenbach team up to offer a Portfolio Review and Workshop for UX and Product Designers.

 
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ETHICS, EXPECTATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Urban Hive
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A lecture on handling ethics, expectations and responsibilities of working in the field of design.

 
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MURAL TOUR & MIXER
Blue Line Arts
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Blue Line Arts for a free guided tour of the Roseville Mural Project where 5 artists will be creating new designs for the community! 

 
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HAPPY HOUR
Osteria Moto
4:00 - 6:00 pm

We're taking a field trip to El Dorado Hills! Join us for a Happy Hour at Osteria Moto and hear story behind the design! Stephen Saklusky will share how his space was designed with light and materials that age well with time and work well with operations and flow.

 
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NAVIGATING THE DESIGN INDUSTRY
6:30 - 8:30 pm
The Workshop

Join Sac DESCO for a low-key chat with local designers and learn more about navigating the design industry.

 

Tuesday, May 14

 
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CREATIVITY, CANNABIS & CBD
Fitsom Studios

Panel of 5 local designers that will discuss the benefits that cannabis have on them as designers. Pop-up Shop after the Panel

 
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DESIGNING FOR VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES
Verge Center for the Arts
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Poster Workshop for Vulnerable Communities

 
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STUDIO TOUR
Downtown Sacramento
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Tour the offices of our favorite design studios in Downtown Sacramento!

 
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POP-UP PANEL: THE FUTURE OF CIVIC TECH
Position Interactive
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A panel discussion on the future of civic tech in Sacramento


Wednesday, May 15

 
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FULL CIRCLE PRESS OPEN STUDIO
Full Circle Press
9:30 - 11:30 am

We're taking a field trip to Grass Valley to tour Full Circle Press, a family-run letterpress shop!

 
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PROTOTYPING YOUR DESIGNS
Sacramento Public Library / Arcade Location
12:00 - 2:00 pm

Overview of technology and hardware available at library branches for prototyping.

 
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MAKING YOUR PRINT INTERACTIVE
The Urban Hive
12:00 - 2:00 pm

Workshop on using InterApp’s technology to add interactive elements to your prints.

 
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WHAT’S NEXT: Exploring your Future in Design
Sacramento City College
12:00 - 2:00 pm

A panel comprised of faculty at local colleges and also businesses that focus on internships.

 
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OPEN HOUSE AT HONEY
Honey
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Join us for a special Design Week Sacramento edition of Honey's Wine Wednesday!

 
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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EXHIBIT & MIXER
Uptown Studios
6:00 - 8:30 pm

Join Uptown Studios for an Open House and High School Student Exhibit!


Thursday, May 16

 
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FOOD STYLING WORKSHOP
The Prickly Pear
12:00 - 2:00 pm

Erin from Grove Haus will host a workshop on styling food for photos.

 
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STUDIO TOUR
R Street Corridor
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Tour the offices of our favorite design studios in the R Street Corridor!

 
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THE STORY OF FEDERALIST
Federalist Public House
3:00 - 4:30 pm

Marvin Maldonado, owner of Federalist, will share his story and the story of how Federalist came to be.

 
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BITE OF DESIGN
Canon East Sacramento
5:00 - 6:00 pm

Hear from the chef/owner/architect/interior designer of a restaurant and learn about the complexities of designing a food destination, as well as an opportunity to try some of the food

 
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DESIGN WITH BEER IN MIND
Yolo Brewing Co.
6:00 - 9:00 pm

A panel with local designers exploring the different methods of designing with beer in mind.


Friday, May 17

 
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BRINGING SACRAMENTO’S PAST INTO YOUR DESIGNS
Sacramento Public Library - Central Location

A workshop with Archivists from the Sacramento Library, showcasing different methods of bringing Sacramento’s history into your designs.

 
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STUDIO TOUR
Oak Park
3:00 - 5:00 pm

Tour the offices of our favorite design studios in Oak Park!

 
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DESIGNING A CREATIVE COMMUNITY

Join us for a panel with leaders of four creative communities, followed by our community mixer and closing party. We’ll also share some more about what’s happening next year!

CLOSING PARTY

Help us close out Sacramento’s first Design Week!