25-27 April 2017, Portland, OR
Struktur Event, the conference that brings together product and industrial designers in the outdoor and active lifestyle categories, will be held from 25-27 April, in Portland, Oregon. Notable speakers include three keynotes, Jan Chipchase, of Studio D, research design and strategy consultancy specialising in clients with a global outlook; Michael DiTullo, of Sound United, an audio experience company; and Amy Ross, a space suit engineer at NASA.
The event’s speaker line-up also includes notable designers from Arc’teryx, Rapha, Biolite, Woolrich, and The North Face, along with experts touching upon topics, such as design consulting, prototyping, sustainability, design for sport performance, and more.
Hands‐on workshops, a growing part of the Struktur Event this year, will include activities like presentation skills for designers, futurecasting, basics of fit, sketching skills, information on the future of wool, colours and trends, and more.
Founded by design industry veterans Michelle Rose and Sam Ward, Struktur is a creative conference for the active outdoor design industry. Rose and Ward launched the event to support and nurture the talented community of designers working at the intersection of creativity, business and entrepreneurship.