Fort Wayne is proud to host the second year of Design Week Fort Wayne May 8–12, 2017!
Brought to you by Wunderkammer Company
Exuberant. Diverse. Creative. This is Fort Wayne. We are a city that celebrates talent and inspires unique design. Building on our momentum from last year, we’re eager to host our second annual Design Week Fort Wayne, a weeklong showcase of fashion, architecture, urban planning, interior design, and graphic design. This is your exclusive opportunity to connect with the people, the passion, and the projects changing the face of design in Fort Wayne and beyond. Join us.
2017 keynote speakers
6–7 p.m. daily
3402 Fairfield Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
Monday: Stefan Sagmeister
Austrian-born designer, art director, and cofounder of Sagmeister & Walsh, in New York City. His work includes award-winning album art for the Rolling Stones and Talking Heads, stunning exhibitions at the Guggenheim Museum, and more.
Tuesday: Nicholas Thompson
Editor-in-chief of WIRED magazine, one of the world’s top tech publications, covering the changing world of cutting-edge tech and its effects on all of our lives.
Wednesday: Hugh Forrest
Longtime chief programming officer of the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas, an event that brings together over 70,000 digital creatives from around the world.
Thursday: Margaret Cavenagh
Interiors architect and designer at the urbanism and architecture practice Studio Gang, which has offices in Chicago and New York.
Friday: Kathleen Rowold, PhD
Director of Indiana University’s Sage Collection of historical and contemporary clothing, and one of the world’s leading experts on the social and aesthetic history of Western fashion.