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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...

A Visual Guide to Finding Your Scene at DESIGN WEEK RI

A Visual Guide to Finding Your Scene at DESIGN WEEK RI

  • Posted September 05, 2017 by JOHN TARABORELLI on DESIGNxRI

Who are you going to sit with at lunch? Who are you going to talk to at the bar? Those are two of the tricky social questions that perplex many of us every day. At DESIGN WEEK RI, the answers are a little easier. Just find the lunchtime or ...

​Connection and Collaboration IRL: When talent meets opportunity at DESIGN WEEK RI

​Connection and Collaboration IRL: When talent meets opportunity at DESIGN WEEK RI

  • Posted September 04, 2017 by John Taraborelli on DESIGNxRI

Can DESIGNxRI and DESIGN WEEK RI help improve our state’s health care system? Okay, maybe that’s a bold claim (hey, we’re not ruling it out), but DxRI did play a role in the development of Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI’s latest Your Blue St...

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...