HOW Design Live Officially Opens

We’re pleased as punch to announce the launch of, with full program speakers, agendas, workshops and extras for this whiz-bang design event in Chicago this June. Check out the full spectrum of happenings over six days (June 22–27) and choose the registration package that best fits your needs and interests. Here are a few highlights for this year’s program:

HOW Design Conference

  • General Session speakers James Victore, Stephen Doyle, Gael Towey and Sam Harrison
  • Illustrative designer Von Glitschka leading a workshop on vector drawing
  • Jason  Cranford Teague on the new world of web typography
  • Jessica Hische on handlettering
  • Armin Vit and Bryony Gomez-Palacio on creating the perfect portfolio

InHOWse Managers Conference

  • Andy Epstein on turbocharging your creative team
  • Valerie Jacobs of branding firm LPK on cultural and creative trends
  • Emily Cohen on managing a team

Creative Freelancer Conference

  • Steve Gordon on rocking the work/life balance
  • Separate financial and marketing sessions targeted for freelance newbies and veterans
  • Luke Mysse on business planning

The Dieline Package Design Conference

  • Speakers like Michael Osborne, Joe Duffy, Debbie Millman, Louise Fili and Moira Cullen
  • Topics including color trends, sustainability, effectively meshing design and structure, custom typography, getting effective PR for your work, and more
  • Plus a special Resource Center just for packaging

Attendees at all four events will have access to the HOW Design Live keynote, the Resource Center, pre-conference workshops and receptions, plus ample networking opportunities.

Build your own program for one or multiple events—or get an all-access pass with the discounted Big Ticket. But don’t just take our word for it; see for yourself what’s in store, and begin planning your own trip to Chicago for HOW Design Live.

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