The 2018 PROVIDENCE DESIGN CATALYST Awardees are:
- Ambo Studios
- Functional Aesthetic Design-Build, LLC
- J Schatz
- LUMUKU, LLC
- Providence Painted Signs
- RA HA Jewelry
- Sawtooth Editions
- Sealand Design LLC
- Tzu-Ju Chen Jewelry
- Upriver Downriver
- Wild Power Games
- Work-Shop Design Studio
Awardees range in types of design businesses and include ventures in video game design, AR/VR product design, bilingual educational design, apparel, jewelry and homestyle product design, sign and graphic design, interior design, and design/build. They will receive funds between $5,000 - $8,500 each, a business mentor, and business training over the course of the program, running January - May.
Recipients were selected after a competitive application process reviewed 32 applications in total for the 2018 awards. The process revealed the strength of the design sector - where Providence alone presented many viable design driven businesses.
The 2018 Providence Design Catalyst cohort represent an exciting group of design businesses in our city positioned to strengthen, sustain, or grow their ventures.
Congratulations to the PROVIDENCE DESIGN CATALYST awardees!