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13 Providence Design Business Receive the CATALYST Award

13 Providence Design Business Receive the CATALYST Award

DESIGNxRI is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the PROVIDENCE DESIGN CATALYST award - a competitive program designed to boost small design business growth by providing grant capital, mentorship, and business training, during a five...

Applications are open for the spring cohort of DESIGN FORWARD RI Emerge

Applications are open for the spring cohort of DESIGN FORWARD RI Emerge

DESIGNxRI is excited to kick off the new year with DESIGN FORWARD RI Emerge. Early career designers: apply today to increase your strategic design and leadership skills while meeting a professional network of design colleagues!...

Save The Date: The Designer’s Ball - Bauhaus Bash

Save The Date: The Designer’s Ball - Bauhaus Bash

  • Posted December 04, 2017 by CC on DESIGNxRI

Save the Date! More announcements to come in 2018......

Community Highlight: Heather Guidero Jewelry

Community Highlight: Heather Guidero Jewelry

  • Posted November 28, 2017 by CM & CC on DESIGNxRI

Heather Guidero’s jewelry consists of a series of simple geometric shapes inspired by elements of modernist design. We chatted with Heather to learn more about her businesses and how she has grown over the past year....

Community Highlight: Lisa Limer of Bela Monde

Community Highlight: Lisa Limer of Bela Monde

  • Posted November 08, 2017 by CM & CC on DESIGNxRI

Bela Monde is a globally-inspired, American-made textile and apparel collection by designer and travel photographer, Lisa Limer. We chatted with Lisa about her work and designs. Lisa was also one of the 17 members of the 2015-2016 the Desi...

The Exporters: Local talent with global reach at DESIGN WEEK RI

The Exporters: Local talent with global reach at DESIGN WEEK RI

  • Posted September 12, 2017 by JOHN TARABORELLI on DESIGNxRI

When we think of exports, we traditionally think of manufacturing or agricultural products made here and shipped overseas. This is especially true here in Rhode Island, where the factories that once drove our economy used to ship goods (jew...