September Design Events


Park(ing) Day

  • Fri, Sep 20
  • APA RI
  • 8:00 am — 4:00 pm
  • Providence, RI

Park(ing) Day was launched November 16, 2005, when Rebar converted a single metered parking space into a temporary public park in the SOMA district of San Francisco. The installation was a...


Rigid Box Design & Making Workshop

  • Fri, Sep 20
  • Taylor Box Company
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 293 Child Street

Learn about designing rigid boxes and how packaging design helps drive brand value. In this workshop, attendees will first experience conceptualizing and developing structural form in Artios with Taylor Boxâ€...


Color in Design: An Interactive Journey into Colorful Interiors

  • Fri, Sep 20
  • Blakely Interior Design
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 650 Ten Rod Road

Color is a visual medium that creates emotions in people that excite and energize. The use of color in design has a profound impact on how a space makes people...

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A Designer’s Role: Changing our Healthcare System

  • Fri, Sep 20
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 150 Chestnut Street

The United States’ current healthcare system is in crisis. We spend the most money on healthcare-related expenses of any country. 27 million American citizens either pay out of pocket or have...


Cultivating the Urban Landscape: Three Strategies at Providence’s Waterfront

  • Fri, Sep 20
  • Design Under Sky
  • 5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
  • The Living Edge (across from The Wild Colonial)

10,000 SUNS, Living Edge, and The Shack Garden, are all three recent projects by the Landscape Architecture office Design Under Sky, led by Landscape Architect Adam E. Anderson. Each project presents...


Studio Rainwater Open House

  • Fri, Sep 20
  • Studio Rainwater
  • 6:00 pm — 9:00 pm
  • 110 King Philip Road, #2F

Join Studio Rainwater for an evening of creativity and cocktails to celebrate design in Rhode Island. There will be tasty bites, drinks, and opportunities for playful creative collaboration to reconnect...