We are recruiting to fill two upcoming vacancies - the positions are for an artist and an urban designer. The appointments will begin in March 2020 and last for a two year term.  Click here for more information.

The Seattle Design Commission advises the Mayor, City Council, and City departments on the design of capital improvements and other projects and policies that shape Seattle's public realm.

Getting Started

For project applicants, please review our project handbook page to learn more about our review process for each project type and the requirements for each review. 

For the general public, please review our about us page to learn more about what we do or visit our get involved page to learn more about out meetings and to view a calendar of upcoming projects.

See Our Current Project Reviews

View a list of all current project reviews.

Looking for past project reviews? Check out the project archive.