11 days of Design

Across Rhode Island

Featured Speakers »

Industrial design to app development. Urban architecture to brand experiences. Women in Design to Exploring Cuba. Design Week RI features RI designers telling their stories, sharing their successes, breaking down barriers, and making impact through design.

Eat + Speak Lunches »

A statewide lunch on design. Design firms, studios, creative spaces host a lunch at their place and invite a speaker to discuss a design project, innovative idea, or success.

Morning Talks »

Start your day with design conversation at these morning talks. Featuring panel conversations and special guest speakers on timely topics over breakfast, coffee and more.

Parties »

Join us for festive celebrations and design driven parties! Featuring the DWRI Kick Off Party and the RI Design Hall of Fame ~ Annual Party for Design in RI. Celebrating emerging talent and distinguished designers with food, music, drinks, awards and more.

Design Hub »

Open coffee, conversation and more at the Design HUB. Visit the DESIGN WEEK RI parklet outside of BOLT Coffee at the Dean Hotel for this daily meet-up - Monday (9/19) through Friday (9/23).

Partner Events »

A dynamic group of design leaders in RI come together to form events during DESIGN WEEK RI. Check out the list of events being hosted by our partners this year!

Design Conferences »

DESIGN WEEK RI is bookended by two internationally recognized design conference that happen in Providence each year. Check them out + the social events open to DESIGN WEEK RI attendees!

Other RI Events »

We love all the creative activity that happens in our state. And over these 11+ days, there's so much to include and showcase! In here, you'll keep learning about the awesomeness in store.