Design Lecture Series

Brought to you by Civilization

About the Design Lecture Series

The Design Lecture Series brings world-class designers to Seattle to inspire conversation on creativity and innovation.

All lectures are free and take place at the Seattle Public Library – Central Branch designed by Rem Koolhaas. The series has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status fiscally sponsored by Allied Arts Foundation.



About Civilization

The Design Lecture Series is fully produced by Civilizationa design practice that works with causes, clients and partners that share our commitment for creating positive change and promoting a greater awareness of the world.

Our aim in producing the Design Lecture Series is not only to stimulate design conversation within our region but also to educate a new generation of designers about the rich history of graphic design.

The Design Lecture Series has been featured in publications such as Under ConsiderationFrameMetropolis, and IdN, and we are honored that our award-winning posters from the series are included in the permanent collection of design at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).