Featured Speakers

design leaders  •  design thinkers  •  design makers

Art After Dark: PLAYDATE on the LAWN

  • Newport Art Museum
  • September 12, 2019 - 5:00 pm — 8:00 pm
  • 76 Bellevue Avenue

Why PLAY? Play reinvents the rules, stimulates innovation, and is a catalyst for creativity. Play empowers players, rewards misbehavior and negotiates conflict. Escape conformity, experiment, explore, and celebrate truly exceptional...

Featured Speaker: The Policy Lab - How Can We Design So No One’s Left Behind?

  • DESIGNxRI & The Policy Lab
  • September 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
  • 20 Washington Place

From Apple to Airbnb, we see the impact of design in some of the best products and services that we use every day. What about services for our most vulnerable...

Marathon Clambake

  • DESIGNxRI
  • September 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
  • 20 Risho Avenue

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...

Keynote Speaker: Amy Devers - Creativity is Core

  • DESIGNxRI & RISD
  • September 19, 2019 - 7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
  • 17 Canal Walk

Join us for the 6th annual DESIGN WEEK RI Keynote Talk by Amy Devers, co-host of Clever Podcast. Too often people think of “creativity” as a quality that some people...