DxRI IS COMMITTED TO CREATING A MORE DESIGN DRIVEN WORLD
Great design creates strong communities. Strong communities create great design. Together we can instigate change locally, socially, and globally.
NEWS, EVENTS & PROGRAMS
Friday, September 23
Join DESIGNxRI and the Rhode Island Design Community as we celebrate the start of the 9th Annual DESIGN WEEK RI.
Wednesday, September 28
RI Hall of Fame Awards
The RI Design Hall of Fame recognizes proven leaders in the Rhode Island design community. Showcasing the unique contributions of RI designers on a local, national, and international level, the RI Design Hall of Fame elevates the legends and the next generation of amazing. Honorees for Lifetime Achievement and Emerging Designer are nominated by the community and voted on by a committee of peers, then spotlighted and celebrated every year as part of DESIGN WEEK RI.
HELP DESIGN THRIVE
Volunteer With Us
DxRI is looking for some help! Volunteering not only helps us run big events like DESIGN WEEK RI but also helps to strengthen our community. You don’t need to be a designer to volunteer, just someone who has a little bit of time and wants to be involved! We can’t wait to meet you.
The Designer Directory is a tool to help you explore all that the Rhode Island design community has to offer. You can find products by Rhode Island designers in our Marketplace listings and Rhode Island based designers for your projects in our Services listings.
BECOME A MEMBER
Become a member and add your business to Rhode Island’s only online marketplace for design. Promote your work and support your design community for one annual fee.
HIRE A DESIGNER
Looking for a unique product or design services? Take a look at the DxRI directory of design to fulfill your needs. Need help? DxRI is here to connect you to the world of design in RI.
DxRI invests in design and connects it to the community for powerful impact. Learn more about DxRI’s programs and initiatives.
DONATE TO DESIGNXRI
DESIGNxRI is a nonprofit economic development organization that creates an opportunity-driven environment for RI designers, design businesses, and the design sector to thrive. We believe design is a critical economic sector that drives change globally, socially, and locally in the state of Rhode Island.
DxRI BY THE NUMBERS
Rhode Island might be small, but our design sector’s impact is felt around the world.
3rd largest percentage of creative jobs in the country after CA and NY
3rd most industrial designers in the nation after Detroit and Cleveland
75% of RI designers work nationally, 35% internationally