Design + Diversity

The Design + Diversity Conference is a three-day event currently organized by owner and director Tim Hykes, the conference inspires celebrates and promotes not only diversity in design, but the diversity of design.

Previously, the conference was the brainchild of Tim Hykes. His 2015 senior thesis titled Design + Diversity, talked about ways to diversify the design industry. As a member of AIGA Tim Hykes joined with Antionette Carroll in 2016 to execute the first Design + Diversity. As co-founders and co-directors, they continued to break barriers and defy the odds with each conference year after year.


Virtual Conference
Online Event


Thursday through Saturday
August 5 to 7, 2021

What attendee's are talking about

Why some say it's the best conference they've ever attended

Three days of keynotes presentations

Network with amazing people

Collaborate in engaging workshops

Learn the latest from the experts

Make new friends

Participate in all of the fun

Here are a few of our 2021 Speakers

View them all on our speaker's page.