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A wonderfully well rounded grouping of events, sure to bring a community together for some collaborative learning and networking.
Check out what we have going on this year below!

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Kick-off Activity

Kick off Indy Design Week with a fun lunchtime activity to create a unique individual identity visualization with IxDA & Experience Makers

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Illustration Throwdown

This illustration throwdown will feature 16 illustrators in a live stream battle using their favorite tool, drawing random prompts.

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The new Bauhaus

We will be streaming the design documentary "The New Bauhaus" with an after viewing discussion to follow.

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Designing Businesses: 
A panel with High Alpha

High Alpha is continuously in the business of designing businesses. Join us for this panel to gain a rare perspective from the best designers in the start up and venture capital sector in the state of Indiana.

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RATIO presents: 
A Panel Discussion on the future of the human-made Environment

This panel discussion presented by RATIO will feature a wide variety of professionals working with designing our built environments to have a deep conversation about the future of the spaces in which we live and work in the post-covid-19 world.

Lourenzo Giple,Tom Gallagher, RATIO
Thomas M.​ Gallagher, ASLA, PLA
Principal / Urban DesignCara WeberHolly Bolton, FSMPS, CPSM
Owner
3chord MarketingLiz Sutton, Senior Interior Designer at Axis Architecture

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Out in Tech: indy queer x Design with Andy Campbell

Out in Tech: Indy presents an evening with Andy Campbell, the author of the first-ever illustrated history of the iconic designs, symbols, and graphic art representing more than 5 decades of LGBTQ pride and activism–from the evolution of Gilbert Baker’s rainbow flag to the NYC Pride typeface launched in 2017 and beyond.

virtual happy hour: designing cocktails and a brand

Hotel Tango and Young & Laramore join forces to dive deep into the makings of a delicious cocktail and the brand behind the spirits. Kits will be available for purchase and pickup from Hotel Tango at a special discounted rate.

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1/4 Homeworks Series: Social Connectivity

Homeworks seeks impactful and thoughtful responses to COVID-19 and its accompanying social, economic, and civic hardships by convening a series of conversations with national and regional academics, designers, and community practitioners.

Each day of this series, we will hear from different subject matter experts on the topic. This will be followed by a working session with attendees.

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2/4 Homeworks Series: Public Space

Homeworks seeks impactful and thoughtful responses to COVID-19 and its accompanying social, economic, and civic hardships by convening a series of conversations with national and regional academics, designers, and community practitioners.

Each day of this series, we will hear from different subject matter experts on the topic. This will be followed by a working session with attendees.

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3/4 Homeworks Series: Home Life

Homeworks seeks impactful and thoughtful responses to COVID-19 and its accompanying social, economic, and civic hardships by convening a series of conversations with national and regional academics, designers, and community practitioners.

Each day of this series, we will hear from different subject matter experts on the topic. This will be followed by a working session with attendees.

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4/4 Homeworks Series: Food Systems

Homeworks seeks impactful and thoughtful responses to COVID-19 and its accompanying social, economic, and civic hardships by convening a series of conversations with national and regional academics, designers, and community practitioners.

Each day of this series, we will hear from different subject matter experts on the topic. This will be followed by a working session with attendees.

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Live From Your Living Room

With the help of our friends from Chilly Water and Angie's List, we present this experimental concert to cap Indy Design Week.  We will stream this live on youtube.

Featured Musicians
SM Wolf
Joshua Powell & the Great Train Robbery
DysFUNKtion Brass Band
The Half Step Sisters
Joshua Thompson
John Boyle
Jared Thompson (sax)
In Good Company

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