OUR MISSION

Boston Design Week seeks to increase public awareness and appreciation of all aspects of design, foster recognition of the vital role design plays in our lives, and bring new audiences to a wide array of design industries and organizations. Our vision is to encourage the public to explore all aspects of design. Please share our events with your friends and colleagues!

Register now for our Boston Design Week eNews here, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  Be among the first to know when the programs open for registration!

Boston Design Week is produced by Fusco & Four/Ventures, LLC. Contact us at : bostondesignweek@fuscofour.com 

CALL FOR EVENTS!

The Call for Events for the 8th Annual Boston Design Week is now open through February 26, 2021.  Businesses, non-profit organizations, individual designers and are invited to propose a virtual or outdoor event.  (At this time we do not anticipate any indoor events, but this might change for small groups.)

 

This year will include a special section on Landscape Design and Outdoor Life, and several Special Focus Tracks, including Designing Boston, Design and Social Impact, Professional Focus and Technical Design.  For details on how to participate, please download our 2021 Participation Guide here.

 

Need ideas?  The Calendar of Events from our 2020 Fall Season is still online, and you can view numerous recordings from our Fall Season and flip through several years of our Guidebooks here.  Still unsure? Need to partner with another organization? Have questions about virtual programming or want to discuss your event idea, please contact us at : bostondesignweek@fuscofour.com 

After reviewing the Participation Guide, or if you already know what you would like to offer, complete the online Event Registration Form here as soon as possible with as much information as you have. We will follow-up to confirm your participation and work with you to finalize all of the details of your event by our Deadline of February 26(NOTE: Participation fees apply. All events are subject to approval and submitting a proposal does not guarantee acceptance.)  

New for design week 2021! DESIGN RESOURCE GUIDE!

New this year! Our Design Resource Guide allows your design-related business or organization to participate without hosting an event.  All Design Resources are encouraged to participate: custom builders, interior designers, furniture makers, textile designers, designer accessories, graphic designers, web designers, architects, specialized showrooms and retail, paints, wallpapers, muralists, lighting design, kitchen and bath design, and others.  To learn more, please download our 2021 Participation Guide here, or contact us at : bostondesignweek@fuscofour.com 

2021 SPECIAL FOCUS SECTION

This category will have an exclusive, devoted section in the festival.

LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND OUTDOOR LIFE

- Landscape Architecture

- Commercial/Residential

- Gardens, Pools, Patios, Decks

- Playscapes, Parks

- Related Areas

2021 SPECIAL FOCUS Tracks

If your event falls into one of the following categories, it will receive a track designation logo to help attendees frond it more quickly.

ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING

- Historic Preservation

- Architecture

- Urban Planning

- Future Design of Our City

PROFESSIONAL FOCUS

- Design Industry Programs

- New Products and Applications

- Continuing Design Education

- Design Competitions

- Related Areas

DESIGN AND SOCIAL IMPACT

- Sustainable Design and Recycling

- Design and Racial Justice

- Design With a Social Purpose

- Design and the Environment

- Related Areas

HANDMADE DESIGN

- Artisanal Design

- Bespoke Design

- Custom Design

- Hands-On Design Training

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Spring 2020 Guidebook Online!

We are keeping the official BDW 2020 Guidebook online so that you can see the amazing Design Week we had planned for you before COVID-19 hit.  A festival like this requires the work of hundreds of individuals, participating organizations, Sponsors and others, and we hope you will thank them and continue to support them through this crisis and once it has passed.

See all past Guidebooks here.

OFFICIAL BOSTON DESIGN WEEK HOTEL 

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Thanks to our Sponsors!

Presenting MEDIA Sponsors

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Gold media Sponsors 

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Silver Media Sponsors 

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Bronze Sponsors 

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Non-Profit Organizational Bronze Sponsor

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PARTNERS

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SPECIAL THANKS TO THE CITY OF BOSTON

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