Design Annex provides small business owners, solo practitioners, and freelancers the resources to grow their businesses. think create become !

Membership benefits include:

  • Networking and educational programs
  • Co-working and charrette space with 24/7 access
  • High speed, secure Wi-Fi & Shared design equipment
  • Members lounge & Conference room
  • Exceptional location with parking and several bus lines nearby

d.annex News

Take a Test Drive

Nov 12

Interested in a membership at the Design Annex?

To best meet the varying schedules of prospective members and to get to know you better, our appointments for tours and introduction meetings are now one-on-one with appointments at a time that works best for you.   And to give you a real free for the place, stick around for a test drive.  Bring your current project to work in our space for the morning or afternoon. Settle in to the comfy chairs, see how fast the wifi really is, have a little chat with our current members to see how lovely they are.

Shoot us an email to schedule your visit:

Uncover What’s Next for the Creative Economy

Jul 12

CreativeNEXT is a series of 21 state-wide events held by the Massachusetts Creative Economy Council, an advisory Council to the Legislature and the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, and a variety of local partners.  The MA Creative Economy Council is tasked to develop a statewide strategy for the enhancement, encouragement, and growth of the creative economy in Massachusetts. Working with the Creative Economy Industry Director this listening tour will help to guide the future priorities of the Council.

The greater Boston event, co-hosted by the Artisan’s Asylum and Union Square Main Streets, will take place on Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 7 to 9 pm at the Artisan’s Asylum, 10 Tyler Street, Somerville. Join colleagues in a discussion on furthering the visionary growth of your business and other creative industries across the state.

Who should attend?

Businesses, Organizations, and Individuals working in:

  • Marketing: Advertising and marketing agencies and professionals
  • Architecture: Architecture firms and architects
  • Visual Arts + Craft: Museums, galleries, theatres and curators, artists, + artisans
  • Design: Industrial, interior, graphic, web, fashion firms and designers
  • Film + Media: Film, TV, animation, and radio businesses and talent
  • Video Game: Companies, programmers, and individuals producing games
  • Music + Performance: Venues, producers, and performers
  • Publishing: Content creation, editors, writers and distributors

What’s on the agenda?

You are! We want to hear from you, about you, as we explore future opportunities for like-minded businesses within the creative landscape. Through a round table discussion we hope to gain valuable insights concerning the growth and sustainability of your business within the state of Massachusetts.

For more information and to register your space.