Connect. Learn. Grow.

By becoming a member of DESIGNxRI you are joining a network of Rhode Island designers from all sectors of design.

How DESIGNxRI Membership benefits you

Student Membership Associate Membership
Keep in touch with the pulse of the RI design industry through newsletters, blog posts and more
Get ahead by receiving discounts on DFWD Programs and SPARK Workshops 20% Discount 20% Discount
Stay engaged with discounts to DESIGNxRI events such as DESIGN WEEK RI 20% Discount 20% Discount
Access exclusive content from past programs and industry leaders available only to members
Connect with your community and discover business opportunities by being listed in the Designers Directory

Interested in corporate membership? DESIGNxRI offers discounts for more than 5 employees joining from the same organization. Contact for more information.

Coming soon - a new level for designers who are advanced in their career and looking for the next step in leadership. Full membership will include cultivated business development connections, speaking opportunities and eligibility for special design projects. Stay tuned!

Membership Dues

Join today and your contribution will help DESIGNxRI continue to create growth opportunities, elevate the value of the design process to solve every kind of problem and connect Rhode Island designers with the world.

Lock in this introductory rate as our first members and help us grow this program to be a valuable asset for our community.

Member Dues
Design Professionals $99
Developing Professionals Under 35 $79
Government, Nonprofit and Academia professionals $79
Student $20



DESIGNxRI is a nonprofit organization focused on growing the design sector in Rhode Island. Our mission is to create an opportunity-driven environment for this sector to thrive in Rhode Island. Through maximizing the design assets in the state, we not only help feed the global environment of creativity and innovation, we affect needed positive economic development, community development and workforce development in Rhode Island.


Your 100% tax deductible gift directly supports our work to strengthen, grow and build awareness of the design talent in Rhode Island. You help us tell the world that design is Rhode Island, feed the pipeline of design talent in the state, help businesses grow, and recruit more great talent to this state.

Design is in everything. Design is Rhode Island. Be part of investing in design in Rhode Island.