Proceed with Intent: The Future of Design

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 9:00 am @ 9:00 AM – Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 5:00 pm @ 5:00 PM
Century Ballroom
915 E Pine St
WA 98122
Krista Serianni

What is the future of design thinking?

Join us May 19 & 20 at Century Ballroom for HIVE 2017, hosted by AIGA’s Seattle chapter. The conference will focus directly on improving technological and social advances using various design techniques. Conference topics will include virtual reality, artificial intelligence, social justice, and communication design. You will hear from local and national experts who have established best practices in using their design skill sets in a way to shape and encourage positive change.

J. Dontrese Brown: Be Bold in your actions—in Design, in Leadership, and in Life 
J. Dontrese Brown is a motivational creative design professional and was former Creative Director of Victorinox Swiss Army and Capitol One’s Director of Brand Creative. He is currently the Chief Creative Officer and Principal at J. Dontrese Creative, Inc: Leadership | Branding | Strategy | Consulting.

Martin Heskier: Ergo-Homeostatic Design
Martin Heskier is the CEO of Heskiers and the inventor and designer of the Heskiers OneTool and Heskiers Method. He has been a professional designer since 1985 and founded his company in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has designed personal accessories for Royal Copenhagen and was named one of the top 25 textile designers worldwide.

Antionette Carroll: Design for Civil Engagement & Social Justice
Antionette D. Carroll is the founder and CEO of Creative Reaction Lab, a social enterprise that educates, trains, and challenges cities to co-create solutions with Black and Latinx populations to design healthy and racially equitable communities. She is founding chair of AIGA’s national Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, and created its first Racial Justice by Design program. At the local level, Antionette currently serves as President of AIGA St. Louis and is co-founder of the Design + Diversity Conference.

Ticket prices start at $275 for one-day attendance or $179 for students.

About AIGA
AIGA, the professional association for design, advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force. As the largest and most influential community of design advocates, AIGA brings together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and creates the vision for a collective future. AIGA defines global standards and ethical practices, guides design education, inspires designers and the public, enhances professional development, and makes powerful tools and resources accessible to all. Learn more at

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