2020 Supporters

San Diego Design Week is a community event presented by Mingei International Museum and led by a team of advisors and community partners that represent the diversity of design disciplines throughout the city.

SDDW Committee

Aliza Carpio

Technology Evangelist, Intuit

Meghan Cartlidge

Head of Design Studio, Intuit

Patricia Cué

Trustee, Mingei International Museum
Emerita Professor, School of Art + Design,
San Diego State University

Cristina Godinez

Corporate and Community Liaison,
Mingei International Museum

Jessica Hanson York

Deputy Director,
Mingei International Museum

Christine Hietbrink

Deputy Director and Chief Curator,
Mingei International Museum

Stacy Kelley

Director, Set & Drift

Susan Merritt

Emerita Professor, School of Art + Design,
San Diego State University
Cofounder, Design Innovation Institute

Lynda Nario

Senior Design Technologist, Intuit

Alexis O’Banion

Creative Director,
Mingei International Museum

Rob Sidner

Executive Director,
Mingei International Museum

Amanda Weisfeld

Head of Design Operations, Intuit

Design Partners

2020 Advisors

Beibei An

Video Editing

Kris Angell

Hopscotch Labs

Alexis Campanis and Jeff St. John

Industry of Hues

Michael Cox

Black SD Magazine

Patricia Cué

Design Translator

Stacey Edelstein


Gillian Flynn

Jorge Gracia

Escuela Libre de Arquitectura

James Halliday

ARTS A Reason to Survive

Verónica Hernández


Erwin Hines


Taiki Ishii

User Experience Support

Sean Kelley

Mother Sponge

MaeLin Levine

Visual Asylum
Urban Discovery Academy

Lauren Lockhart

San Diego International Airport Arts Program

Allan Manzano


Susan Merritt

Design Researcher and Writer

Ron Miriello


Michèle Morris

UCSD Design Lab
Design Forward Alliance

Arzu Ozkal

San Diego State University School of Art + Design

Elena Pacenti

NewSchool of Architecture & Design

Leslee Schaffer

FCS Creative

Jordan Stark

Product Etcetera

Sarah Trujillo-Porter

Project Management for Art

James Vinh

San Diego Experience Design Professionals Network (SDXD)

2020 Sponsors

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    With a focus on folk art, craft, and design, Mingei aims to provide a platform to celebrate human creativity: through the exchange of ideas and examination of the processes and techniques of the many diverse disciplines of design. The Museum is permanently located in Balboa Park and is currently undergoing a major transformation, reopening in 2021.

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    Intuit applies design thinking and interdisciplinary design to develop market-leading products such as TurboTax and Mint, and award-winning user experiences. With its Consumer Group based in San Diego, the company celebrates the San Diego region’s pioneering and inspirational design talent.

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We'd love to hear from you. For media inquiries, email sddw@wearebreadandbutter.com. For all other inquiries, you can contact the SDDW team at info@sddesignweek.org.