Thursday, September 20, 2018


Good Design, Local Design: How Designers and Cities Can Support Each Other

  • September 20, 2018
  • 9:00 am — 11:00 am
  • Providence ACT
  • 393 Broad Street Providence, RI 02907

Design is vital to the life and growth of any city. This panel will discuss different ways in which municipalities can make use of a strong local design community to...


A RISD Redesign: Oomph & RISD Museum create a new Digital Experience

  • September 20, 2018
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • Oomph
  • 72 Clifford Street Providence, RI, 02903

RISD Museum partnered with Oomph to re-platform the former Museum website into Drupal 8. Along the way, the RISD team became excited about reimaging the way the website can be used...

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Storytelling as a Lynchpin Capability for Innovation - SOLD OUT!

  • September 20, 2018
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • Business Innovation Factory
  • 60 Valley St. #107B, Providence, RI 02909

Storytelling is a critical skill that can invite people into a conversation in way that engenders empathy, participation, and co-creation. It is an invaluable tool for changing behavior and helps...

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Food and Design at RISD Food Lab - MORE SEATS OPEN!

  • September 20, 2018
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • RISD Food Lab
  • 20 Washington Place

Food and design are always coming together; in plating, in the ways that interior spaces and designed objects can influence eating experiences, and in the cases of trendy foods. Additionally,...

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A Closer Look at Designing for Doris w/ David Webb archivists, Dianne Batista & Lev Higgs

  • September 20, 2018
  • 4:30 pm — 7:00 pm
  • Newport Restoration
  • 680 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI

David Webb archivists Dianne Batista and Levi Higgs will explore the intersecting interests of David Webb and Doris Duke in this special tour of Designing for Doris: David Webb Jewelry...

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  • September 20, 2018
  • 6:00 pm — 9:00 pm
  • 25 Holden Street, Providence, RI 02908

Join us for the Annual Celebration for Design in Rhode Island, now in its fifth year! DESIGNxRI inaugurates designers into the RI Design Hall of Fame at this culminating party...