Michael Bongiorno

Columbus, Ohio Launches City’s First Design Week

Columbus' Design Week will make transparent the role design plays in our economy and communicate what it is that designers do.

My wife, Sarah Bongiorno, and I have been talking about the idea of a Columbus inaugural Design Week for several years in parallel with our desire to pursue a UNESCO City of Design designation for Columbus, Ohio. The idea of Design Week is not new, just new to Columbus. A “perfect storm” of sorts enabled us to align our vision…