Design Lecture Series

Hosted by PNCA's BFA program in Graphic Design since 2016, the Design Lecture Series welcomes designers from all over the world to share their work and what moves them. Founded in collaboration with FISK Studio, the series is free and open to all.

The 2020-2021 evolution of our series took advantage of the potential for more interaction across our distances by hosting panel discussions in place of traditional lectures. Since then, we have recorded many of the events for more accessibility to our extended communities. 

As a way to open our “doors” and minds to the broad and vibrant possibilities in design, Q+As are driven by students and faculty in conversation—as always—with a diverse set of creative folks who break expectations of what design can be and do.

OEI lecture for Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies program at Pacific Northwest College of Art

Past Lectures


Dr. Dori Tunstall
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Angela Medlin and Abibat Durosimi
co-presented with Design Museum Everywhere and Jocelyn Rice, as "What Does It Mean to Be a Creative Abolitionist?"


Bernadette Little (adidas)
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Daisy (Dal Hae) Lee & Lucien Ng of Studio Bang-Gu
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Olivia Jade Khoury (Nike)
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Jenny Delgado (CannonDesign) and Jezarely Miguel (Matiz) co-presented with Design Museum Everywhere, as "What We Need From Design Culture: Careers and Identity"


Angie Bac

Fran Bittakis (Joop Joop)

Erik Carter

Anthony Coleman (Nike)

Michael Ellsworth (Civilization)

Skylar Jessen '14 (DIN Workshop)

Derrick Lee (Jordan Brand)

Leah Maldonado

Christine Shen


Actual Source

Kristel Brinshot

Kara Haupt '15

Na Kim

Eric Mast

Jordy van den Nieuwendijk

Tsilli Pines

Rosten Woo (Organize Your Own)

Loveis Wise


Kate Bingamann-Burt

Levi Brooks (Use All Five)

Dante Carlos

Future Fonts (Lizy Gershenzon and Travis Kochel)

Jake Gevalt (Nike)

Lindsey Hammond Charlet (HUB)

Rob Lewis (Kamp Grizzly)

Andy Pressman (Rumors)

Tina Snow Le (Instrument, Spotify)

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