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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...

DESIGNxRI is looking for interns and volunteers!

DESIGNxRI is looking for interns and volunteers!

DESIGNxRI is looking for interns and volunteers! Volunteers: There are lots to do at DESIGNxRI and we need help. Be part of a promotion team, guest experience team, or photography/video team. Volunteer perks include: getting free swag, ...

RI Design Hall of Fame: Call for Nominations and Applications!

RI Design Hall of Fame: Call for Nominations and Applications!

DESIGNxRI is calling for nominations and applications to the RI Design Hall of Fame. Inaugurated in 2014, the RI Design Hall of Fame recognizes proven leaders in the Rhode Island design community. It showcases and celebrates the impact of R...