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Thursday, September 13

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Monday, September 17

Sep 17

Changing Health by Design - SOLD OUT!

  • New England Medical Innovation Center (NEMIC)
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 116 Chestnut St. Providence, RI 02903

At the New England Medical Innovation Center (NEMIC) our goal is to support innovators and entrepreneurs, bridge “the valley of death”, and expedite the developmental process of medical devices in...

Sep 17

Art in a Design World; Female in a Masculine Domain

  • McKenzie Gibson Studio
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 100 Elm St. Warren, RI 02885

This event will be the official launch/premiere of Silverthorne Hawk Studios, a new collaborative space offering with a full woodshop and metal shop. The studio space will also provide...

Sep 17

Royal Mills Riverpoint: Design transformation of a decaying mill into a historic preservation site

  • GG Rigelhaupt
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 125 Providence St, West Warwick, RI 02893

At the brink of demolition, RMR was bought for $1. Millions more, and massive teams would be engaged to renovate this 1850’s stone textile mill in West Warwick into 250 residential units...

Tuesday, September 18

Sep 18

Scrappy Meets Savvy

  • KITE Architects
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 27 Sims Ave, Providence, RI 02909

The Steel Yard is preparing to amp-up its course offerings and magnify event spaces in a way that is true to its scrappy aesthetic and bootstrap community approach! Join KITE...

Sep 18

Vacant to Vibrant! - Photographing the WaterFire Arts Center - CANCELLED

  • Elaine Fredrick Photography
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 475 Valley St, Providence, RI 02908

The Event is cancelled. Check out the other events happening on Tuesday 12-1:30pm here: http://www.designxri.com/index.php/designweek/events/2018-09-18 — See the transformation of the...

Sep 18

Whose Design Is It?

  • OCTO PD
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 999 Main Street Pawtucket, RI 02860

Unlocking collaboration with clients in the interest of customers - A discussion at OCTO PD. Join the team at OCTO Product Development, including Founder Justin Sirotin, in a conversation about...

Wednesday, September 19

Sep 19

Intellectual Property: Protecting The Core of the Design Economy

  • Lippincott IP LLC
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 166 Valley Street Building 6M, #103 Providence, RI 02909

Rhode Island continues to build on its heritage of fostering innovative industry by its active support of the creative community within its borders. Civic leaders here recognize the elusive nature...

Sep 19

Open Studio/Meet and Greet at TL Studio Inc.

  • TL Studio Inc.
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 269 South Main Street, Providence, RI, 02903

TL Studio is a full-service landscape architecture firm. Founded by Tom Lee, TLS brings a diverse body of work ranging from residential gardens to institutional and public projects. At the...

Sep 19

Applying Innovation to Addiction

  • Ximedica
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 55 Dupoint Dr. Providence, RI 02907

Ximedica follows a user-centered design process every day when bringing medical devices to market. Join Ximedica as we share how we apply our user-centered tools to rapidly generate seed solutions...

Thursday, September 20

Sep 20

A RISD Redesign: Oomph & RISD Museum create a new Digital Experience

  • Oomph
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 72 Clifford Street Providence, RI, 02903

RISD Museum partnered with Oomph to re-platform the former Museum website into Drupal 8. Along the way, the RISD team became excited about reimaging the way the website can be used...

Sep 20

Storytelling as a Lynchpin Capability for Innovation - SOLD OUT!

  • Business Innovation Factory
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 60 Valley St. #107B, Providence, RI 02909

Storytelling is a critical skill that can invite people into a conversation in way that engenders empathy, participation, and co-creation. It is an invaluable tool for changing behavior and helps...

Sep 20

Food and Design at RISD Food Lab - MORE SEATS OPEN!

  • RISD Food Lab
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 20 Washington Place

Food and design are always coming together; in plating, in the ways that interior spaces and designed objects can influence eating experiences, and in the cases of trendy foods. Additionally,...

Friday, September 21

Sep 21

Factory Tour & Lunch at Accurate Services, Fall River, MA

  • Accurate Services, Inc.
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 951 Broadway, Fall River, MA 02724

Join us for lunch and a factory tour at the century old Laurel Lake Mills, the home of Accurate Services. See our factory in action making sewn product for the...

Sep 21

Textile Design Case Studies in Manufacturing—A Panel Discussion

  • RITIN
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 350 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903

With a strong design and manufacturing sector and a deep educational institution base, Rhode Island’s textile sector is a leader in innovation. Hear textile designers and manufacturers discuss how...

Sep 21

The Art of Praxis

  • Frank Mruk
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • P. O. Box 54, 58 Riverside Dr, Tiverton, RI 02878

Praxis \ˈprak-ˌsēz\ (from Ancient Greek: πρᾶξις, translit. praxis) 1: the process by which a theory is enacted, embodied, or realized. Paulo Freire once stated, “Liberation is a praxis : the action...

Saturday, September 22