2013/14 Season

Design Sponge [Grace Bonney]

Thursday: May 01, 2014- 6:00 pm @MMoCA

Design*Sponge is a design blog run by Brooklyn-based writer, Grace Bonney. Launched in August of 2004, the site updates between 6-8 times per day and was declared a “Martha Stewart Living for the Millennials” by the New York Times. Design*Sponge attracts a diverse group of devoted readers across the globe. Design*Sponge currently has 75,000 daily readers on […]

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Ed Nacional

Thursday: April 10, 2014- 7:00 pm @Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Ed Nacional is a designer and illustrator currently based in Brooklyn, NY. He is originally from Alberta, Canada and thrives on freelance where he can call the shots for himself. Ed works with infographics and typography to create clean compositions which communicate strong ideas. He likes working with big brands, small brands, mom and pop […]

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Mary Kate Mcdevitt

Thursday: March 06, 2014- 6:00 pm @The Goodman Center

Mary Kate McDevitt is a letterer and illustrator. She graduated from Tyler School of Art in 2007 with a degree in Graphic Design and Illustration. She worked as a designer at a studio in Lancaster, PA for 2 years. In 2010, Mary Kate moved out to Portland, OR to pursue a career as a freelance […]

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Allan Peters + Tymn Armstrong (DM + Trek)

Thursday: February 13, 2014- 6:00 pm @Wisconsin Institute of Discovery

Trek Bicycle’s in-house design group & Design Madison are teaming up for the biggest single-day design event of the year, in Madison – “Almost There”. You can attend or participate in this event. It’s completely up to you. Thursday, February 13th Schedule: 1:00 PM Pickup @ the Wisconsin Discovery Institute (everyone welcome) – Caravan leaves […]

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Mark Simonson

Thursday: January 16, 2014- 6:30 pm @Wisconsin Institute of Discovery

Mark Simonson started out his career as a graphic designer and illustrator and now specializes in lettering and typography. Mark has been thinking about and drawing letters for as long as he can remember and has designed dozens of typefaces including Proxima Nova. Much of Simonson’s work finds its inspiration in earlier sources, while still being […]

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DM + Friends Holiday Party

Thursday: December 12, 2013- 6:00 pm @The Brink

We’re doing it again this year. Design Madison has teamed up with some of the other local groups to provide a Holiday networking party like no other. Join us at The Brink Lounge on December 12th at 6PM for the celebration of the end of a year, and the (near) beginning of another Design Madison […]

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Scott Allen Hill

Thursday: November 14, 2013- 6:30 pm @The Brink

Scott specializes in branding and identity, he lives and works in Denver Colorado where he is an Art Director and co-founding member of Foundry Collective. Foundry Collective was established with the philosophy that great work is the result of hard work. Together, with fellow co-founder, Paul Wilkes, they have built a uniquely utilitarian aesthetic that pays […]

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Season Kickoff Party [2013/14]

Wednesday: October 23, 2013- 6:30 pm @The Brink Lounge

Are you ready? Because it’s that time again… Design Madison will be announcing our 2013/14 Season lineup, and we want you to be there. Mingle with your fellow colleagues, catch up with old friends, and prepare to be amazed as we announce another spectacular season of speakers. We hope you can make it.

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