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Thursday, September 13

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Art After Dark: Inflatable Lawn Party! (Rain or Shine!)

  • September 13, 2018
  • 5:00 pm — 9:00 pm
  • Newport Art Museum
  • 76 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840

The Newport Art Museum is kicking off DESIGNxRI’s fifth annual DESIGN WEEK RI in Newport with an extraordinary sunset lawn party and inflatable playscape by Pneuhaus! A design collective...

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AS220 COMMUNITY PRINTSHOP PRESENTS: DRINK + INK SEPTEMBER 2018

  • September 13, 2018
  • 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm
  • AS220
  • 131 Washington St., Providence, RI 02903

Let the printers at the AS220 Community Printshop guide you through several low-key and fun printing projects in a relaxed environment. Hang out, socialize, and learn from the welcoming members...

Friday, September 14

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DESIGN WEEK RI 2018 Kickoff Party

  • September 14, 2018
  • 7:00 pm — 11:00 pm
  • DESIGNxRI + Rathbone Studios
  • 47 Rathbone St., Providence, RI

Join us for this Kick Off Party for DESIGN WEEK RI 2018 featuring Designers in Bands! Celebrating the preservation of 47 Rathbone St - a former food warehouse market turned creative maker...

Saturday, September 15

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TYPE x DESIGN Block Party

  • September 15, 2018
  • 6:00 pm — 9:00 pm
  • AIGA RI
  • 46 Aborn St, Providence, RI 02903

AIGA Rhode Island HOSTS: TYPExDESIGN BLOCK PARTY A celebration of Typography during Design Week RI 2018! + Type station by DWRI Letterpress + Type interactive by Graphic Innovations + Type interactive by Studio Rainwater +...

Monday, September 17

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Featured Speaker: Alex Hornstein - Chasing the Hologram

  • September 17, 2018
  • 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
  • Looking Glass Factory
  • 1005 Main Street, Suite 8111, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Four years ago, Alex Hornstein and Shawn Frayne co-founded their startup Looking Glass Factory to take holograms out of the realm of science fiction and into reality. This is the...

Tuesday, September 18

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Keynote Speaker: Ashleigh Axios - Still Hopey, Changey

  • September 18, 2018
  • 7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
  • RISD
  • 7 Canal Walk, Providence River Greenway Providence, RI 02903

**The location has now changed to RISD Auditorium, 7 Canal Walk, Providence River Greenway. The new location is right across the street from the original location (Chace Center). If you have...

Wednesday, September 19

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Why Design In Olneyville?

  • September 19, 2018
  • 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm
  • Studio MEJA
  • 11 Aleppo St, Providence, RI 02909

Olneyville began at Olneyville Square in the early 18th century as a center of trade with a nearby Narragansett village. The settlement grew significantly around 1785, as a mill district hence...

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RI Design Community: Making a Grand Entrance

  • September 19, 2018
  • 5:00 pm — 8:00 pm
  • ASID NE
  • 1005 Main St. #1201 Pawtucket, RI 02860 United States

Rhode Island’s top interior designers will showcase their creative talents at the American Society of Interior Designers’ Entry Tablescape Competition: Making a Grand Entrance. This festive event will be...

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Marathon Clambake

  • September 19, 2018
  • 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
  • DESIGNxRI
  • 60 Valley Street Providence, RI 02909

Clambake is a gathering for designers, creatives, and those who like design and want to know more. It’s a time to get together, network, and hear about some of...

Thursday, September 20

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A Closer Look at Designing for Doris w/ David Webb archivists, Dianne Batista & Lev Higgs

  • September 20, 2018
  • 4:30 pm — 7:00 pm
  • Newport Restoration
  • 680 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI

David Webb archivists Dianne Batista and Levi Higgs will explore the intersecting interests of David Webb and Doris Duke in this special tour of Designing for Doris: David Webb Jewelry...

Friday, September 21

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Growing Your Design Business

  • September 21, 2018
  • 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm
  • GS10KSB
  • 32 Custom House St, Providence, RI 02903

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses invites you for cocktails and conversation with local prominent designers about how to grow your design business. Our speakers are three design business owners who graduated...

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Small Builds, Big Futures: A Solution to the Affordable Housing Crisis in Providence

  • September 21, 2018
  • 5:00 pm — 8:00 pm
  • ONE Neighborhood Builders
  • 393 Broad St, Providence, RI 02907

The demand for suitable, affordable housing in Providence appears to be increasing with no end in sight. Unfortunately, rising construction costs and shrinking public subsidies are making it more and...

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Shaping Experience and Community through Design

  • September 21, 2018
  • 5:30 pm — 7:30 pm
  • PellOverton Architects and iolabs
  • 199 Anthony St, East Providence, RI 02914

How do decisions about our physical environment shape our daily experiences? From ergonomic seating to lighting controls, it is commonly acknowledged that the design of our surroundings has critical impact...

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Elmwood Studios Open House

  • September 21, 2018
  • 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
  • Elmwood Studios
  • 160 Narragansett Ave, Unit 2 Providence, RI

Elmwood Studios is a shared space made up of four design businesses based here in Rhode Island: Nest Homeware, Oblique Studio, Studio Endo and Work-Shop. We’re a group of...

Saturday, September 22

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Waterfire Providence

  • September 22, 2018
  • 6:30 pm — 11:00 pm
  • Waterfire Providence
  • Providence, RI

This award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans installed on the three rivers of downtown Providence, has been praised by Rhode Island residents and international visitors alike as a powerful work of...