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Women In Design

  • 8:30 am — 10:00 am
  • 82 Smith Street #208

Marking the only event in Rhode Island to join in The United State of Women campaign, spearheaded by the White House, Women in Design brings the voices of women designers...

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Open Coffee

  • 8:30 am — 10:00 am
  • 122 Fountain St.

​Start the day during DESIGN WEEK RI with coffee and design. Join DESIGNxRI and special guest Ted Peffer, President and Founder of io labs and explore new, innovative materials and...

Guarding the Culture in a Fast-Growing Company

Guarding the Culture in a Fast-Growing Company

  • (add)ventures
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 117 Chapman Street

(add)ventures has grown in 27 years from a one-person shop to a 50-strong multidisciplinary brand communications firm. Along the way, they documented their company culture in order to preserve their...

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Behind the Scenes of the Flocked, Blocked & Stenciled Wallpaper Project

  • Flocked, Blocked & Stenciled
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 186 Carpenter St., Providence, RI

A presentation by four wallpaper makers participating in the Flocked, Blocked & Stenciled wallpaper show. Flocked, Blocked, & Stenciled features hand-made wallpapers designed and printed by Rhode Island makers. The...


Starting a Sewn Brand

  • Cleverhood
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 425 W Fountain Street, Providence, RI

Join representatives from three local apparel businesses for a conversation about the highs and lows of starting your own sewn business. Providence-based Cleverhood is the creator of a unique waterproof...

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Re-Envisioning Kennedy Plaza

  • Union Studio Architecture and Community Design
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 111 Westminster St, Providence

Providence’s civic plaza and transit hub is being re‐imagined as a vibrant urban gathering place. With initial funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, a team of...


Mix, Mingle and Stir (Your Paint)

  • American Society of Interior Design (ASID)
  • 4:30 pm — 8:00 pm
  • 1005 Main Street - Hope Artiste Village

ASID presents an evening of learning, networking, socializing and inspiration. Surrounded by the sculptural glass work of artist and designer Nicole Chesney, this multi-faceted interior design event will offer a...

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Marathon Clambake

  • 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
  • 276 Westminster Street, Providence

Part of the DESIGN WEEK RI Speaker Series is Marathon Clambake, featuring presentations from four RI designers: Don Powers, Founding Principal, Union Studio Architecture, Miles Endo, Industrial Designer, Studio Endo,...