STL Design Week

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Monday, September 24th through Sunday, September 30th, prepare to engage.

STL Design Week is a full week devoted to the field of design. From graphic designers & filmmakers, illustrators & photographers, architects & interior and landscape designers to everything in between and even just for the design enthusiasts of the world, there will be events to recognize, appreciate, inspire and engage St. Louis and our design community.

The Breakdown

Monday, September 24 – ARTEFFECT @ Contemporary Art Museum-3750 Washington Ave – 6-9pm

An exhibit and auction of over 40 skateboards created specifically for the show. The proceeds will benefit the Art Museum’s teen education programs. There will be food available from local food trucks: 2 Girls 4 Wheels, Le Food Truck and Fire and Ice Cream, a cash bar and live music from Blues musician Marquise Knox.


Tuesday, September 25 – Dart St. Louis @ FK Photo Studio-2745 Locust St – 6-9pm

A photography meet-up where creative St. Louisans gather to throw darts at a St. Louis City map. Wherever the dart lands, they must photograph that place. All St. Louisans are encouraged to participate, regardless of photography experience. The collection of all the photographs will then be exhibited online in November. The cost to participate is $5. Proceeds benefit Rebuilding Together. Come, throw, eat, drink and be artsy.


Wednesday, September 26 – GOOD Ideas for Cities @ Contemporary Art Museum 6-9pm

A collective meet-up of the minds to discuss good ideas to help tackle current challenges in the city. Meet with members from City Pulse, STL Provocateur, STL Alley, HOK FIT and Live The Lou to hear progress on their current initiatives. Join in a panel discussion with GOOD Ideas for Cities’ Alissa Walker, Schwartz Powell’s Doug Powell, Andrea Pellegrino of Pellegrino Collaborative and Roseann Weiss of the RAC. Tickets are free and food and drink will be available for purchase.

Thursday, September 27 – DRIVE @ COCA-524 Trinity Ave – 1-4pm

Come, listen, learn and network with 4 nationally recognized entrepreneurs who will be speaking about business and design.

Seth Burett, president and CEO of Yurbuds, a leader in headphone technology

Cheree Berry, owner of Cheree Berry Paper, a stationary company with several locations in St. Louis

Gerard Craft, president and executive chef of Craft Restaurants LTD and St. Louis’ own Niche in Benton Park

Doug Powell, national president of AIGA Design, the professional association for design

Free event. Coffee provided by Sump

Friday, September 28 – Form VIP Night @ Ely Walker-1520 Washington Ave – 7-11pm

Exclusive preview of FORM, the annual contemporary design, furniture, functional objects, architecture and design show benefiting the Luminary Center for the Arts. Karrie Jacobs, founding editor of dwell will be speaking at the event followed by a silent auction featuring works from local, regional and national designers. Free drinks provided throughout the event.


Saturday, September 29 – FORM @ Ely Walker – 10am-4pm

The FORM Contemporary Design Show is a forum for exceptional designers to showcase their work, connect with a community of other designers and sell their designs to local supporters. Proceeds benefit the Luminary Center for the Arts. Panel discussions will take place every hour:

11:00am-Karrie Jacobs
12:00pm-Dave Coblitz of Creative Concepts & Kara Clark Holland
1:00pm-Michael Allen of Modern STL
2:00pm-Alex Ihnen
3:00pm-John Lindsay of New Breed Furniture Network

Tickets are free.

Sunday, September 30 – Spoke @ St. Louis BWorks-2414 Menard St – 7am-12pm

A fun, family-friendly bicycle ride around St. Louis showcasing architectural landmarks in Soulard, Lafayette Square and downtown. Tours run every 20 minutes beginning at 7am with the last tour at 10am. Food trucks will be on-site for food and beverage purchase.

The ride is free. BYOB (that last B stands for Bike)






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