Salt Lake Design Week 2021 Keynote Speaker

The Office of Ordinary Things

The Office of Ordinary Things is a socially and environmentally-conscious design studio based in San Francisco. Their capabilities span branding, packaging, print, editorial, interactive, and photography. Some folks have found their work interesting including AIGA Eye On Design, It’s Nice That, Communication Arts, Creative Review, Dezeen, Fast Company, and

Richard Roche

Richard Roche (he/him) specializes in creative direction, web development, and copywriting. Most of his daily routine consists of hovering over elements he recently coded to make sure the animation is still rad, color coding his spreadsheets, and making eye-roll inducing dad jokes. Richard currently teaches at Denver Ad School.

Jonathan Black

Jonathan Black (he/him) is hellbent on making sustainable graphic design the industry norm and shakes his fist at greenwashers, climate deniers, and people who pluralize the word design. Jonny has an MFA in Visual Communication and currently teaches at The University of Colorado Boulder.

COVID Protocols

  • Advanced registration required.
  • Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result 72 hours leading up to this event is required for entry to this and all SLDW events.
  • Copies of vaccination cards and the Docket app are acceptable.

About Salt Lake City Design Week

October 18-22, 2021

Salt Lake Design Week celebrates and promotes the impact of all design in Utah. By providing a forum for designers, business professionals, students, and the general public to interact, collaborate, and learn from each other, we build a stronger creative community. We are inclusive of all people and disciplines including; graphic, digital, product, fashion, film, photography, architecture, interiors, and more. From October 18-22, 2021 we will host SLDW to celebrate Utah creatives and promote the impact of design throughout the state and beyond.

SLDW is hosted annually by the AIGA Salt Lake City chapter.

When & Where
Mon, Oct 18, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM MDT
Spy Hop
208 West 900 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101