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Thursday, September 12


Rhode Rally - RI Gift Industry Manufacturer’s Association Mixer

  • September 12, 2019
  • 5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
  • Maritime Tribes
  • 10 Collins Street

It must be the creative energy of Rhode Island that makes us a national leader in gift design, manufacturing and sourcing. We’ll high five for that enviable position and...

Friday, September 13


Tour of DWRI Letterpress

  • September 13, 2019
  • 10:00 am — 11:30 am
  • 40 Rice Street, #1

Join Dan Wood, owner of DWRI Letterpress, for a tour of the working letterpress print shop. You’ll see DWRI Letterpress’ collection of historic printing equipment and learn how they...

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25th Anniversary Open Studio with DBVW Architects

  • September 13, 2019
  • 4:30 pm — 6:30 pm
  • DBVW Architects
  • 111 Chestnut Street, #2

As part of DESIGN WEEK RI’s Kickoff Party and in celebration of the firm’s 25th anniversary, DBVW Architects invites you to an open studio happy hour. Join DBVW...

Sunday, September 15


How to Design Open Offices That People Love & Get Them Into Wikipedia

  • September 15, 2019
  • 12:30 pm — 3:00 pm
  • What Cheer Writer's Club
  • 160 Westminster Street, Floor 2

Strongly recommended if your design projects deserve to be in Wikipedia and/or you’re involved in open office design. Many people, introverts especially, find it hard to focus or...

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Parker Mills Multi-Enterprise Redevelopment & “A Taste of Warren” at McKenzie Gibson Studios

  • September 15, 2019
  • 5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
  • 100 Elm Street

Built in 1899, Parker Mills has been a long-standing fixture in the town of Warren. Recently, Peter King, CEO of WaterRower, took ownership of this 230,000sf mill complex. This purchase was...

Tuesday, September 17

Orion 2

Differentiation by Innovation: Tour and Lunch at Orion R|E|D

  • September 17, 2019
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • Orion HD / A division of Orion R|E|D
  • 270 Jenckes Hill Road

For over 30 years Orion RED has provided design, engineering and manufacturing services to architectural clients around the world. Their newest division, Orion HD, was established to focus on serving the...

Friday, September 20


Cultivating the Urban Landscape: Three Strategies at Providence’s Waterfront

  • September 20, 2019
  • 5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
  • Design Under Sky
  • The Living Edge (across from The Wild Colonial)

10,000 SUNS, Living Edge, and The Shack Garden, are all three recent projects by the Landscape Architecture office Design Under Sky, led by Landscape Architect Adam E. Anderson. Each project presents...


Studio Rainwater Open House

  • September 20, 2019
  • 6:00 pm — 9:00 pm
  • Studio Rainwater
  • 110 King Philip Road, #2F

Join Studio Rainwater for an evening of creativity and cocktails to celebrate design in Rhode Island. There will be tasty bites, drinks, and opportunities for playful creative collaboration to reconnect...

Saturday, September 21


Open House at the Steel Yard Super Studio - Ready for Another 100 Years of Industrial Arts

  • September 21, 2019
  • 10:00 am — 12:00 pm
  • The Steel Yard
  • 27 Sims Avenue

The Steel Yard is a non-profit industrial arts center and shared studio in Providence. They’re a maker-space and non-traditional craft school, offering artist residencies, workforce job-training, public-art amenities, and...

Paper shop


  • September 21, 2019
  • 3:00 pm — 5:00 pm
  • Paper Connection International
  • 166 Doyle Avenue, Floor 2

For two and a half decades, Paper Connection International, LLC has been one of Rhode Island’s best kept secrets. On September 21st, during DESIGN WEEK RI 2019 they will host...