We have a great many friends among Seattle's rich design community.  Together we are able to create stronger, more engaging programming that is often cross-discipline, creating new connections and learning opportunities. 


AIGA, the professional association for design, is a global community of design advocates & practitioners. Our mission is to advance design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force.



ASIS&T PNW is the local chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology, an association for information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information.


Content Strategy Seattle Meetup

Have you noticed that most of the stuff written on the web sucks? Want to help fix that? Then the Content Strategy Seattle Meetup is where you belong, especially if you are a content strategist, want to be one, work with them or are curious about them. 


IA/UX Meetup

Every month, Seattle-area information architects, user experience designers, librarians and all kinds of information professionals gather at Piecora's in Capitol Hill to socialize, network, and talk shop at the Seattle Information Architecture and User Experience Meetup


IDSA Northwest

IDSA NW (Industrial Designers Society of America – Northwest Chapter) is the voice of the industrial design profession, advancing the quality and positive impact of design. Representing professionals in product design, interaction design, human factors, ergonomics, design research, design management, universal design and related design fields. 


Puget Sound SIGCHI

Puget Sound SIGCHI is the local chapter of SIGCHI, the international multidisciplinary society for professionals who research, plan and design human-technology interaction. We advance the practice of building enjoyable, useful, and easy user interaction. Members bring perspectives from psychology, sociology, anthropology, industrial design, and ergonomics, and work in fields as diverse as user interface design, experience design, technical communications, human factors, computer science, psychology, engineering, graphics and industrial design, entertainment, and telecommunications.


Seattle Design Festival

The Seattle Design Festival is the region’s largest public design event that, every September, brings together experts, city leaders, and citizens to celebrate and explore the ways design improves the quality of our lives. The Seattle Design Festival is presented by Design in Public and AIA Seattle , in collaboration with more than thirty partner organizations