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What You Need to Know About DESIGN WEEK RI 2017 (Other than the fact that it runs September 13-24)

What You Need to Know About DESIGN WEEK RI 2017 (Other than the fact that it runs September 13-24)

  • Posted August 29, 2017 by John Taraborelli on DESIGNxRI

It’s Bigger and Better This is the fourth year and it continues to grow. Last year, more than 1,350 people took part in 45 events around the state - a 22% increase in attendees, including from neighboring states (17.5% from out of RI). Thi...

DESIGN WEEK RI 2017 Volunteer Sign Up

DESIGN WEEK RI 2017 Volunteer Sign Up

DESIGN WEEK RI 2017 Volunteer Sign Up 4th Annual DESIGN WEEK RI | September 13 - 24, 2017 Hosted by DESIGNxRI and our many partners, DESIGN WEEK RI is 12 days of highly curated events showcasing the innovation and economic impact of the d...

Applications open for next DFWD sessions

Applications open for next DFWD sessions

  • Posted July 05, 2017 by Conor MacDonald on DESIGNxRI

This fall, DESIGN FORWARD RI (DFWD) continues with two new Advance and Emerge cohorts. DESIGNxRI will convene designers for these intensive strategic skills development with leaders from design and business. DFWD is a comprehensive strateg...

Why DESIGN WEEK RI?

Why DESIGN WEEK RI?

  • Posted July 05, 2017 by Lisa Carnevale on DESIGNxRI

Recently, RISD alumnus and Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia spoke at a Providence Chamber luncheon. He talked about his design education experience in Rhode Island and how design drives Airbnb’s success. He also said, a number of times, and in ...

DESIGNxRI welcomes more new members to the community!

DESIGNxRI welcomes more new members to the community!

We are excited to announce our newest members of the DESIGNxRI community! Recently joining the board is Philip Hawthorne, Creative Director of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, and Deborah McDonough, VP of Marketing at Bradford Soap...

Local, multidisciplinary design and glass at Clambake

Local, multidisciplinary design and glass at Clambake

June Clambake was a great night with an intimate crowd. Manuel Cordeiro, Designer 151 Studios, shared his philosophy behind keeping a dynamic, collaborative environment of the studio and how the tight network of manufacturers and businesses...