HOW Design Live is Where Inspiration, Community, and Creativity Converge.
We believe that design is powerful, inclusive and can change the world.
HOW Design Live brings together some of the most remarkable design thinkers of our time and innovative design leaders to inspire and educate our community of makers, thinkers and creators. Founded in 1985, the HOW brand began its life as a print magazine. In 2022, HOW Design Live is celebrating 32 years of serving the business, creativity and technology needs of creative professionals. At HOW Design Live powerful keynotes have taken the stage in the past such as Elizabeth Gilbert, Simon Sinek, Malcolm Gladwell and Brené Brown. These speakers represent some of the best creative minds in the world! Experience a truly global happening, with nearly 3,000 attendees from every state in the U.S. and dozens of countries around the world.
Become part of a creative community that embraces every attendee, validates your work, and empowers you to do great things.
HOW Design Live has been a destination for creative professionals for nearly 30 years – but don’t just take our word for it.
— Ashlee Ritschdorff | Graphic Designer, Federal Signal
— Joe Stern | Creative Director NAVC
— Frank Dyszler | Web Designer, Henry Schein, Inc.
— Julie Lyrek | Freelancer, Lyrek Creative
The HOW Design Live Community
HOW Design Live is where inspiration, community and creativity converge in a 3-day event that you can’t afford to miss. Founded in 1985, the HOW brand began its life as a print magazine. In 2022, HOW Design Live is celebrating 32 years of serving the business, creativity and technology needs of creative professionals.
HOW Design Live is all about connections. Every year, relationships form organically among HOW Design Live attendees, and even among attendees and speakers—relationships that lead to opportunities and lifelong friendships.
The power of the HOW Community is massive, inspiring, welcoming and easy to join. You’ll find your tribe at HOW: a core group of fellow creatives who call themselves “HOWies.
HOW DESIGN CONTENT
We’ve opened up the HOW Design Live video vault to share some of our most viewed and top-rated sessions from the past 5 years with you for free. These videos have only been shared with registered attendees in the past, so we hope you enjoy!
Have you created a project aimed at making the world a better place, regardless whether it’s a poster or a complete robust campaign? We want to see it for possible inclusion in the latest issue of our newsletter, HOW Design TODAY.
HOW’s Digital Sessions bring the conference sessions which we have all grown to love online, allowing for both live viewing with Q&A, and on-demand viewing. View the catalog, and sign up for updates to receive reminders about future HOW Digital Sessions!