Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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Business Innovation Factory Summit

  • September 13, 2017
  • Business Innovation Factory
  • 201 Washington St., Providence, RI 02903

At the Business Innovation Factory (BIF) Summit, 500 people come together in a historic theater to hear 15-minute stories of transformation, as 32 people from many different industries and sectors tell the...


Experiential Learning by Design

  • September 14, 2017
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • IYRS
  • IYRS School of Technology and Trades (Brooks Building), 449 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840

High-tech innovation is rapidly reshaping the modern learning community. Delivering a high quality educational experience is different today. At IYRS, our students engage in making high-caliber 3-dimensional objects at scale....

Smart cities

Economic Luncheon: Smart Cities Design

  • September 14, 2017
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • Newport Chamber of Commerce
  • 518 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI

​Hosted to align with DESIGN WEEK RI, Newport Chamber of Commerce hosts Niek Veraart of Louis Berger Group at their Economic Update Luncheon. Niek will discuss Smart Cities design concepts...


These Walls Can Talk: Celebrating Doris Duke as Tastemaker

  • September 14, 2017
  • 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm
  • Design New England
  • 680 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840

Fine and decorative arts connoisseur, fashion icon, and preservationist, Doris Duke (1912-1993) left an indelible mark on all things design. Design New England magazine channeled her astute taste and style...

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Art, Fashion & Celebrity Culture with Designer Leah Benjamin

  • September 14, 2017
  • 5:00 pm — 9:00 pm
  • Newport Art Museum
  • 76 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840

The Newport Art Museum and DESIGNxRI invite you to join us in a collaborative design event, “Art, Fashion & Celebrity Culture with Designer Leah Benjamin.” Admire the stunning architecture of...



  • September 14, 2017
  • 5:30 pm — 8:00 pm
  • NAIL
  • 63 Eddy St., Providence, RI 02903

Teams of two will face off in a two-hour event aimed at solving a creative/design problem for a local non-profit. At the start of the event, a representative from...

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  • September 14, 2017
  • 6:30 pm — 8:30 pm
  • AS220
  • 131 Washington St., Providence, RI 02903

Let the printers at the AS220 Community Printshop guide you through several low-key and fun printing projects in a relaxed environment. Hang out, socialize, and learn from the welcoming members...