Fuel creativity.
Fuel creativity.
Find community.
Find community.
Expand your world.
Expand your world.

Design Exchange is a transformative opportunity for designers, engineers, and leaders from the world’s most design-first companies to come together and advance their craft.

Next up: Design Exchange: Collective in Sydney.
Will you join us?

Fuel creativity.
Fuel creativity.
Find community.
Find community.
Expand your world.
Expand your world.

Design Exchange is a transformative opportunity for designers, engineers, and leaders from the world’s most design-first companies to come together and advance their craft.

Next up: Design Exchange: Collective in Sydney.
Will you join us?

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Connect with top
Connect with top
designers from the
designers from the
world’s most
world’s most
forward-thinking
forward-thinking
companies
companies

Connect with top designers
Connect with top designers
from the world’s most
from the world’s most
forward-thinking companies
forward-thinking companies

Get away from
Get away from
your desk and
your desk and
close to your heart
close to your heart

Design Exchange empowers you to get out of the office and discover the world anew. Expand your perspective beyond the pixel and expand your craft with the delights and empathy cultivated through new experiences, whether in a new city or your hometown

Transform your approach to digital product design
Transform your approach to digital product design

A walking typography tour of Munich, a freeform collaborative painting extravaganza, workshops taught by global leaders, access to the studios of the most design-first companies in the world—these are the types of unique opportunities available through Design Exchange.

Make inspiring
Make inspiring
connections
connections
to grow your career
to grow your career

Design Exchange invites you to step outside your comfort zones, and experience new places and ideas. After time spent growing and connecting, bonds are formed that will last a lifetime.

An inside look at Design Exchange: Munich
An inside look at Design Exchange: Munich

An inside look at Design Exchange: Munich
An inside look at Design Exchange: Munich

Design
Design
Exchange
Exchange
Alumni
Alumni

Here’s what participants
are saying.

Kim Williams

Senior Director Design Platform,
Technology, & Operations

Indeed

“It is so essential to get out of your day to day and walk a mile in other creatives’ shoes and learn, in practical ways, the tools others are using to tell their stories, to get buy-in, to influence, to build networks, to inspire.“

Laura Martini

Senior Interaction Designer

Google

“Design Exchange has given me a better appreciation of my work and how it fits into the world. I’ve had a chance to see, globally, the impact that Google has on the design ecosystem.“

Benjamin Evans

Inclusive Design Lead

AirBnB

“Design Exchange is one of the rare, unique opportunities I don’t believe exists anywhere else in design, and it’s something that you should grab with both hands.“

Ashley vonClausburg

Marketing Designer

Automattic

“There’s something about being surrounded by the best designers from the best companies solving the most interesting problems. I feel completely renewed and motivated and so excited to dive back into my work and apply all the things I’ve learned.“

Lindsay Norman

Lead Product Designer

Pinterest

“Design Exchange made me feel proud to be a designer. Throughout the week, I was reminded of how lucky we are to do work that makes other people’s lives easier.“

Dawn Ahukanna

Design Principal and Front-End Architect

IBM

“I was riding the inspiration wave for weeks after Design Exchange. This is one of those unique opportunities that I cannot recommend enough.“

Design
Design
Exchange
Exchange
Alumni
Alumni

Here’s what participants
are saying.

Kim Williams

Senior Director Design Platform,
Technology, & Operations

Indeed

“It is so essential to get out of your day to day and walk a mile in other creatives’ shoes and learn, in practical ways, the tools others are using to tell their stories, to get buy-in, to influence, to build networks, to inspire.“

Laura Martini

Senior Interaction Designer

Google

“Design Exchange has given me a better appreciation of my work and how it fits into the world. I’ve had a chance to see, globally, the impact that Google has on the design ecosystem.“

Benjamin Evans

Inclusive Design Lead

AirBnB

“Design Exchange is one of the rare, unique opportunities I don’t believe exists anywhere else in design, and it’s something that you should grab with both hands.“

Ashley vonClausburg

Marketing Designer

Automattic

“There’s something about being surrounded by the best designers from the best companies solving the most interesting problems. I feel completely renewed and motivated and so excited to dive back into my work and apply all the things I’ve learned.“

Lindsay Norman

Lead Product Designer

Pinterest

“Design Exchange made me feel proud to be a designer. Throughout the week, I was reminded of how lucky we are to do work that makes other people’s lives easier.“

Dawn Ahukanna

Design Principal and Front-End Architect

IBM

“I was riding the inspiration wave for weeks after Design Exchange. This is one of those unique opportunities that I cannot recommend enough.“

Explore
Explore
with us
with us

Develop connections
to inspire your craft.

Winter 2018

Munich

Germany

October 2019

Sydney

Australia

Explore
Explore
with us
with us

Develop connections
to inspire your craft.

Winter 2018

Munich

Germany

October 2019

Sydney

Australia