September Design Events

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Better World by Design 10th Anniversary Conference

  • Fri, Sep 22
  • Better World by Design

Better World by Design is a student-led initiative at Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design that celebrates interdisciplinary collaboration between designers, educators, innovators, and learners. We envision a...


PARK(ing) Day Providence

  • Fri, Sep 22
  • ASLA and AIA
  • 9:00 am — 4:00 pm
  • Locations throughout Providence, RI

PARK(ing) Day is an annual, international event that brings together artists, designers, non‐profit organizations, and citizens to transform metered parking spaces into temporary public parks known as parklets....

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Concept to Marketplace: Frustrations and Fulfillment in Developing a Design into Product

  • Fri, Sep 22
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 46 Dike St., Providence, RI 02909

We will walk you through the steps we use to successfully concept, prototype, produce, and market a new product. We want to inspire you to create and design objects. We...

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World-Class Performance Venues through Mass Timber

  • Fri, Sep 22
  • PresenceLab LLC hosted by Northeast Collaborative Architects
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 38 Washington Square, Newport, RI 02840

Ground-breaking pop-up performing art venues bring small and mid-size communities options for facilities that would otherwise be unaffordable. PresenceLab founder Alban Bassuet developed these structures following 20 years of designing performing...


Balancing Buildings and Landscapes: Revitalizing Lincoln Woods Beach Complex - Cancelled due to Wind

  • Fri, Sep 22
  • Brewster Thornton Group Architects, and Landscape Elements LLC
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • Parking lot at Lincoln Woods State Park - Directions in description

On the shore of Olney Pond in Lincoln Woods State Park, three new buildings anchor a revitalized landscape that welcomes visitors to one of the most popular parks in the...

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Setting New Trends in the Art and Design Industry

  • Fri, Sep 22
  • Corporate Art Group
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 42 Ladd Street, Suite 103 East Greenwich, RI 02818

Corporate Art Group Inc. is a full service art & design firm supplying interior designers, architects, and businesses with custom art-packages. Over our past 35 years in business, we have put...


Happy Hour with Fuzion

  • Fri, Sep 22
  • Fuzion
  • 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm
  • 161 Exchange St, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Join Fuzion Design for Happy Hour and a few tips on how to sell to the millennial! Come on by and enjoy a libation, pull up a stool at our...

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AIAri Scavenger Hunt

  • Fri, Sep 22
  • American Institute of Architects RI
  • 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
  • One Empire St, Providence, RI 02903

Meet up, bring a team or join one, and hunt for architectural gems in the city hosted by the AIA ri! The last clue will be our meet up point...

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Elmwood Studios Party

  • Fri, Sep 22
  • Elmwood Studios
  • 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
  • 160 Narragansett Ave, Unit 2 Providence, RI

Nest Homeware, Oblique Studio, Studio Endo, and Work-Shop Design Studio celebrate one year in their shared shop space - Elmwood Studios. Come tour the studio, see what we’re working...