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The Design Lecture Series is produced by Civilizationa Seattle-based design practice that creates brands and experiences that are ethical and impactful. 

The studio works on a wide range of multi-disciplinary projects for public, private, non-profit and international clients and is passionate about communicating the greater social, cultural and environmental value of our projects.  

In addition to award-winning client work, Civilization produces the non-profit Design Lecture Series, which brings world-class designers to the Cascadia region to inspire conversation on creativity and innovation. 

Civilization also produces Beyond This Point, a podcast engaging artists, business owners, designers, and leaders of all types to put a spotlight on different ways of seeing, thinking, and making.

Their work has been featured in NPR, Fast Company, Under Consideration, IDPure, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Guardian, TedMed, Time, Buzzfeed, The Verge, Wired

They have led talks, workshops and classes at CreativeMornings, Practivism, Seattle Interactive Conference, Western Washington University, Seattle Art Museum, The Frye Art Museum, University of Washington, Seattle Central College, Northwest College of Art & Design, Yesler Community Center, General Assembly, In Bed with Designers — Hong Kong