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  • August 15 - 23, 2020
This event is free

Community Spotlights are physical displays and experiences throughout the city that are visible from the public right-of-way and can be visited safely and with social distance. These will all be running the length of the festival, August 15 – 23, except where noted below. Links out to event pages for full descriptions.


15th Avenue East’s Past, Present, & Future
Environmental Works + Board & Vellum


Amp’d Up Seattle


Art & Design at the BAM August 19 -23
Bellevue Art Museum


BEECON/BEACONAugust 15 & August 16
VIA Architecture


Built Reflection – August 22 (Updated Location)
Central Collective


Interstitial Community BondingAugust 17-21, 11am – 5pm
Integrus Architecture


On the Record 
Two Hands Collective


Positive Negative
Thomas Cheney Architects


Press to ExpressWaterfront – August 15 & Gas Works/Fremont – August 22
Seattle Design Nerds


Seattle Street Sink 
Elizabeth Golden AIA, Jeff Hou, Brice Maryman, Tiffani McCoy, Rick Mohler AIA, Anita Chopra, Mehr Grewal


Spontaneous Productions: When Seattle Boards Up, Seattle Shows Up – Mural Tour – (external additional map)
Overall Creative, Downtown Seattle Association, Seattle Design Festival Committee


Spontaneous Productions: Revisited
Overall Creative, Downtown Seattle Association, Seattle Design Festival Committee, MoPOP


Time to Garden
Site Workshop + SHKS Architects


Time Well SpentAugust 22 & 23


Travel in Place (Location TBD)
HOK + Hoffman Construction + ARUP


Vortices of Myrkott På Reutersvard
Paul Kuniholm


We Are One
Collaborative Companies