Designing in resilience together

The DC, Maryland, and Virginia area has a proud design community, and this year we’ll be emphasizing the word “community” more than ever. You’ll see events rooted in connection, recovery, and curiosity—with an eye toward what’s worked in the past and how we might support our larger ecosystem as we move forward.



This year, we’re highlighting the connections that strengthen our community, and the ways that people are coming together to help one another, fueling the kind of curiosity that leads to discovery.

2022 brand partner

Big thanks to Brllnt and Scrap Strategies for developing the DCDW 2022 brand! Brllnt is a collective of Women- and BIPOC-owned creative small businesses that provide human-centered design, brand strategy, and user experience to mission-driven teams. Scrap Strategies is a market and business strategy firm using research, data, and automation to supercharge business growth by distilling human-first practices.

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Sponsors and partners

DC Design Week is 100% volunteer-run, and it wouldn’t be the same without our partners and sponsors. Thank you for your support!

We’re always looking for organizations that can help ensure every event is as accessible and inclusive as possible. If you’re interested in sponsoring DC Design Week this year, let us know at

Chapter Sponsors

Sustaining Sponsors

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