Austin Design Week Call For Entries Opens

Austin Design Week has announced its call for entries ahead of week-long gathering scheduled in November. (Shutterstock)

AUSTIN, TX — Austin Design Week has opened its call for entries for the its 4th annual upcoming gathering.

The event comprises a week of free local workshops, talks, studio tours and other activities aimed at bringing the city’s design community together. To that end, ADW invites designers in various disciplines to showcase their best work in visual, interactive, web/mobile, product, industrial, architectural and civic design.

With this year’s theme of "Make Space," ADW is slated for Nov. 4-8. That may seem a bit off into the future, but entrants should start planning now as the call for proposals is scheduled to close on June 25 before midnight. "Entrants are encouraged to think broadly about the theme and submit proposals for workshops, studio tours, featured events, and more," organizers wrote in an email.

Click here for more info about proposing an event at ADW 2019.

Last year’s ADW housed more than 100 events, drew 2,000-plus participants, featured a Design-a-Thon and apportioned Mentor Office Hours "…and this year is expected to be bigger and better than ever before!" ADW officials wrote. Here’s a quick video recap of some of last year’s ADW happenings:


About Austin Design Week

Founded in 2016, Austin Design Week’s mission is to bring together the Austin design community. ADW invites designers in various disciplines to showcase the best in visual, interactive, web and mobile, product, industrial, architectural and civic design. ADW offers an opportunity to unite designers across Austin to act as one inclusive community — sharing their talents, projects, ideas and work spaces. Participants and attendees will explore the cutting edge work being done through some of the city’s most innovative creators. Learn more by clicking here, and follow along on Instagram @austindesignweek and Facebook at

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