The Designer’s Ball - Bauhaus Bash

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Join us for the inaugural Designer’s Ball - a festive night of revelry, creativity, and FUN! Celebrate the power of design with us this Spring!

Themed the Bauhaus Bash, the 2018 Designer’s Ball celebrates the upcoming centennial of the Bauhaus movement, whose design innovations, philosophy, and love of parties continue to inspire us today.

Honor the Bauhaus era with your costumes and decor. Enjoy Bauhausian music, performances and imagery. Feast on the energy of design.

VIP Reception

7:00pm - 8:30pm (ticket includes all night activities)
Heavy hors d’oeuvres, signature cocktail, special guest performance
Tickets $100 | $115 after March 31,2018

Party 8:30pm - 12:00am
DJ, dancing, performance, cash bar
Party Tickets $50 | $60 after March 31, 2018
Student Tickets $30 | Please bring your student ID



Join us for the first Designer’s Ball in RI >>



Special thanks to the 2018 Designer’s Ball Host Committee:

Honorary Co-Chairs: Friedrich St. Florian | Rosanne Somerson (w/ Toots Zynsky)

Honorary Hosts: The Honorable Jack Reed | The Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse & Dr. Sandra Whitehouse | Governor Gina Raimondo | Mayor Jorge Elorza

Co-Chairs: Kate Petrie | Vivi Valentine

Harry Adler | Jonathan & Cecily Banks | Leah Benjamin | Alix Flood & Nick Benson | Jeff & Abby Jenkins Boal | Robin Boss | Laura Burkett* | Kyla Coburn* & Andy Trench | Pamela Danforth | Ruth Davis | Meg DeCubellis* | Charles & Sarah Denby | Liz & Emlen Drayton | Jane Driver & B.J. Dupre | Steve Durkee | Ed Cabral & Tripp Evans | Barnaby Evans* | Kirtley Fisher+ | Anne Foxley | Mark Guarraia+ | Phillip Hawthorne+ | Kristy & Glen Gardiner | Mary & Steve Heath | Jessica Kagan & Bill Cushman | Janice Lee Kelly* | Elizabeth & Bill Leatherman | Brooke & Eugene Lee | Mindy & George Matouk | Deborah McDonough+ | Pat & Terry Moran | Kara Orr | Anthony Pannozzo | Kate*+ & Aidan Petrie | Alisa Petrie | Luke & Lisa Utman Randall | Richard Ericson III & Louis Raymond*+ | Brent Runyon | Kevin Sciotto* | Susan Doyle & Dan Shedd | Libby Slader | Kelly & Nelson Taylor | Christine & John West | Jae Wyllie Willard* | Karina Holyoak Wood | Kate & James Wright | Vivi Valentine* & William Hutchinson

*Designer’s Ball Party Committee

+DESIGNxRI Board Member


Proceeds support the work of DESIGNxRI - as the go-to industry hub for networking, resources, education and funding opportunities for the RI design sector.

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