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Join us September 13th-20th for DESIGN WEEK RI 2024, the 11th annual celebration of design in Rhode Island featuring designers, creatives and entrepreneurs! 

Each year, DESIGN WEEK RI offers talks, tours, panel discussions, parties, and more that showcase the design talent across Rhode Island – featuring and hosted by our many partners and design friends. Start the week off on Friday, September 13th at our Kickoff Party at Moniker Brewery, followed by 2.5 days of Open Studios Weekend across the state from the evening of September 13th through Sunday, September 15th! Then, starting Monday, September 16th, join us for exciting Weekday Events around the state, from talks and tours to workshops and family activities. The week will end with a fabulous celebration on Friday, September 20th! Mark your calendar now so you don’t miss this annual celebration of design in Rhode Island! 

For the past 11 years, DESIGNxRI has organized an annual celebration of Design in Rhode Island known as DESIGN WEEK RI! This eagerly anticipated week-long celebration serves as a platform to raise public awareness about the diverse range of design and creative businesses operating in Rhode Island, encompassing both emerging talents and established industry leaders. This programming offers a unique opportunity for designers to exhibit their work, share their stories, and connect with the amazing creative ecosystem that Rhode Island has to offer. Interested in supporting DESIGN WEEK RI and our state’s incredible designers? Learn more about sponsoring DESIGN WEEK RI 2024.

SEPT 13TH, 2024 DESIGN WEEK RI 2024 KICKOFF PARTY

Join us to celebrate the start of DESIGN WEEK RI with a fantastic Kickoff Party at Moniker Brewery in Providence, RI! Meet other designers and creatives, catch the reveal of the DESIGN WEEK RI 2024 Beer Can design, and pick up your DESIGN WEEK RI brochure! Year after year, the Kickoff Party is one of the most popular DESIGN WEEK RI events, and it’s free to attend. Make sure you don’t miss out on the fun!

Moniker Brewery
432 W Fountain St, Providence, RI 02903

SEPT 14TH-15TH, 2024 OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND

DESIGN WEEK RI 2024 will include two days of open studios across the state, spotlighting local designers and connecting Rhode Island’s creative community.

Saturday, Sept. 14th will feature Open Studios in North Rhode Island (including but not limited to: Providence, East Providence, Rumford, Cranston, Warwick, Pawtucket, Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, Foster, and Smithfield). 

Sunday, Sept. 15th will feature Open Studios in South Rhode Island (including but not limited to: Newport, Warren, Bristol, Westerly, and East Greenwich).

Applications closed.

SEPT 16TH-20TH, 2024
WEEKDAY EVENTS

Each year, DESIGN WEEK RI offers talks, tours, panel discussions, parties, and more that showcase the design talent across Rhode Island – featuring and hosted by our many partners and design friends. Be part of this annual celebration of design in Rhode Island and host an event this September 16-20.

ALL FIELDS AND AREAS OF DESIGN ARE WELCOME! Your event can be in-person, virtual or hybrid — indoors or outdooors!

Applications closed.

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Hosting a DESIGN WEEK RI Event or Open Studio?

We’re so excited to have you as a part of this week! Hit the button below for more details and to access host resources.

Thank you to our partners!

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DESIGN WEEK RI 2024 is Sponsored By

Bank Newport Logo: Tan "Bank" and blue and tan image of grass on the sand above blue "Newport"
Bank Newport Logo: Tan "Bank" and blue and tan image of grass on the sand above blue "Newport"
Bank Newport Logo: Tan "Bank" and blue and tan image of grass on the sand above blue "Newport"
Bank Newport Logo: Tan "Bank" and blue and tan image of grass on the sand above blue "Newport"
Bank Newport Logo: Tan "Bank" and blue and tan image of grass on the sand above blue "Newport"
Bank Newport Logo: Tan "Bank" and blue and tan image of grass on the sand above blue "Newport"
Bank Newport Logo: Tan "Bank" and blue and tan image of grass on the sand above blue "Newport"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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