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The 11th Annual DESIGN WEEK RI


DESIGN WEEK RI is the annual celebration of design ~ featuring Rhode Island 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. Be part of 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.


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A staple of Rhode Island’s creative scene, past DESIGN WEEKS have included over 40 events and thousands of attendees from around the state. Sponsoring this event offers an opportunity for your investment to go beyond a single day or a single creative niche, providing access to our ever growing audience across Rhode Island.

Last year, we celebrated DESIGN WEEK RI’s 10th anniversary, alongside the organization’s 10th birthday. Spanning 5 days and over 30 events, our 10th Annual DESIGN WEEK drew more than a thousand attendees. A key event, the highly anticipated 10th Anniversary Exhibition A Decade of Design in Rhode Island, featured the work of over 200 Rhode Island designers from the past ten years, capturing a rich tapestry of innovation and creativity. A celebration of our community’s talent and dedication to their craft, the 10th Anniversary Exhibition was an opportunity to recognize the individuals that make Rhode Island’s vast design sector. An archive of Rhode Island’s design history as well as a testament to its incredible future potential, the exhibition serves as a reminder of why we invest in the design community.

Other popular events included workshops like DWRI Letterpress’ shop tour and hands-on demo, exhibitions by designers like O & G Studio and Ben and Aja Blanc, and networking events such as KITE Architects’ REFERRAL-RAMA and RIMiAD’s Minority Designer Meet Up. We’re excited to expand offerings like these this year, as our community continues to grow. After all, our community encompasses more than designers, creatives, and entrepreneurs: it’s everyone who is impacted by design (which is all of us!).

Support DxRI and all Rhode Island designers by giving your business more exposure during the 11th Annual DESIGN WEEK RI!

A Decade of Design in Rhode Island: DESIGNxRI’s 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Rhode Island is a destination for world class design, and we’re excited to feature the work that best exemplifies the high caliber of creativity produced within our state at A Decade of Design in Rhode Island, our 10th Anniversary DESIGN WEEK exhibition. While the week might be over, the exhibition is still available to view digitally!

A few people standing looking at a gallery wall withe three pieces of art work and a large metal sculpture.