Design Talks NOW

In conjunction with Design Pavilion, Design Talks™ is a fascinating and culturally relevant conversation and robust story series featuring architecture, design and art visionaries and creative leaders.

May - July Design Talks NOW

Design Talks NOW uncovers why design matters NOW through the exploration of current tones and shared human experience as we face a drastically changed world.
Design Pavilion 2019

In the tradition of Design Talks™, the virtual NOW series continues to address topics pointing to the future, resiliency, sustainability, and humanity as touched by design, and embracing things that matter most.

Design Talks NOW is a collective of individual perspectives documented at this historic moment, featuring architecture, design, art and civic vision by creative leaders, forward thinkers and innovative dreamers. Get into it!

Guidelines Here↗
Call for Talks Proposals↗

Head Hi

Design Pavilion is pleased to present the Head Hi virtual book kiosk on our Design Talks NOW platform. Head Hi features a curated selection of vanguard and diverse publications from around the globe, including architecture, art and design books, magazines and self-published materials carefully selected to complement and enhance the Design Talk series of topics. We are thrilled to offer, in partnership with Head Hi, additional exploration on the concerns and interests of our time, for further thought, curiosity and enjoyment.

Open for business now. Check it out!

Season 2


More Talks to be announced shortly. Please stay tuned.
Topics and speakers to be announced.


Topics and speakers to be announced.

Season 1

October 13-15

In its sixth year, the Design Talks program will also return in October 2020 with 3 full-days of enriched programming:

October 13
Design Talks Future, a forum for all design disciplines to reveal their future vision, technology and invention in diverse product categories, civic planning and infrastructure, and the built environment.

October 14
Design Talks Impact, a forum for all industries committed to designing a sustainable, resilient and circular future.

October 15
Design Talks Humanity, a forum exploring social issues and how design may make life a bit easier, more comfortable, beautiful, convenient and healthier for all, with a focus on democratic and universal design, creativity, luxury and community.