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DESIGN FORWARD RI Advance: Building Rhode Island’s Design Sector

DESIGN FORWARD RI Advance: Building Rhode Island’s Design Sector

On April 14, designers from a cross-section of disciplines launched a four-month hands on collaborative training session through DESIGNxRI’s DESIGN FORWARD RI Advance. The DFWD Advance program works with mid-career designers, offering strat...

Paving the path to design careers: DESIGN FORWARD RI Explore Design!

Paving the path to design careers: DESIGN FORWARD RI Explore Design!

Do you know any young, passionate high school students interested in learning more about a career in design? Do you know a high school student who could benefit from learning the basics of graphic design, industrial design, or architectural...

Job Opportunity at Business Innovation Factory

Job Opportunity at Business Innovation Factory

Our friends at Business Innovation Factory (BIF) aim to influence systems-level transformation in areas of high social importance focusing on healthcare, education, and public services. BIF's mission is to help institutional leaders design,...

Applications now open for Fall 2017 cohort of 10KSB at CCRI

Applications now open for Fall 2017 cohort of 10KSB at CCRI

As a partnering organization to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB), we fully encourage design business owners to consider applying! Goldman Sachs 10KSB is a world-class entrepreneurship education program that provides small busin...

DESIGNxRI on makers and manufacturing

DESIGNxRI on makers and manufacturing

DESIGNxRI Executive Director Lisa Carnevale spoke on the ‘Design Thinking for Manufacturing’ panel with Polaris MEP, at the Rhode Island’s Manufacturer + Maker Tech symposium from Sunday, March 26 to Tuesday, March 28. Supported by IYRS, Po...

DESIGN FORWARD RI Emerge graduates program

DESIGN FORWARD RI Emerge graduates program

Running from November 2016 to March 2017, the Emerge program pushed 13 emerging designers (with up to two years’ experience) to increase their capabilities in leading dialogue and thinking, improve facilitation skills and user-experience de...