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Michael Blakesley Presents: A panel discussion - Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers

  • General Assembly Austin, WeWork Congress 600 Congress Avenue, 14th Floor Austin, TX 78701 (map)

Overview: This inspiring panel event series invites key players in Austin’s design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create. From branding to user experience to city planning, panelists will discuss how they approach projects from a design point of view, how design thinking methods help with problem-solving, and much more. Plus, they’ll cover opportunities within the field and their vision for the future of the industry.

What You’ll Take Away: Gain practical tips and insight from expert designers on how they’re solving problems through design, and get inspired to take your creativity to the next level.

Why It Matters: Design is one of the most powerful forces in our lives. It affects our morning commute, how we experience websites and apps, and how we communicate with each other. Gaining a better understanding of this universal force will help you see the world and your projects through a fascinating new lens.


  • Check-in & Networking 6:30 - 6:45 pm
  • Panel/Lighting Talks 6:45 - 7:45 pm
  • Q&A and Networking 7:45 - 8:30 pm