Friday, September 21, 2018

Sep 21

Factory Tour & Lunch at Accurate Services, Fall River, MA

  • Accurate Services, Inc.
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 951 Broadway, Fall River, MA 02724

Join us for lunch and a factory tour at the century old Laurel Lake Mills, the home of Accurate Services. See our factory in action making sewn product for the...

Sep 21

Textile Design Case Studies in Manufacturing—A Panel Discussion

  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • 350 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903

With a strong design and manufacturing sector and a deep educational institution base, Rhode Island’s textile sector is a leader in innovation. Hear textile designers and manufacturers discuss how...

Sep 21

The Art of Praxis

  • Frank Mruk
  • 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
  • P. O. Box 54, 58 Riverside Dr, Tiverton, RI 02878

Praxis \ˈprak-ˌsēz\ (from Ancient Greek: πρᾶξις, translit. praxis) 1: the process by which a theory is enacted, embodied, or realized. Paulo Freire once stated, “Liberation is a praxis : the action...

Sep 21

Growing Your Design Business

  • GS10KSB
  • 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm
  • 32 Custom House St, Providence, RI 02903

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses invites you for cocktails and conversation with local prominent designers about how to grow your design business. Our speakers are three design business owners who graduated...

Sep 21

Small Builds, Big Futures: A Solution to the Affordable Housing Crisis in Providence

  • ONE Neighborhood Builders
  • 5:00 pm — 8:00 pm
  • 393 Broad St, Providence, RI 02907

The demand for suitable, affordable housing in Providence appears to be increasing with no end in sight. Unfortunately, rising construction costs and shrinking public subsidies are making it more and...

Sep 21

Shaping Experience and Community through Design

  • PellOverton Architects and iolabs
  • 5:30 pm — 7:30 pm
  • 199 Anthony St, East Providence, RI 02914

How do decisions about our physical environment shape our daily experiences? From ergonomic seating to lighting controls, it is commonly acknowledged that the design of our surroundings has critical impact...

Sep 21

Elmwood Studios Open House

  • Elmwood Studios
  • 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
  • 160 Narragansett Ave, Unit 2 Providence, RI

Elmwood Studios is a shared space made up of four design businesses based here in Rhode Island: Nest Homeware, Oblique Studio, Studio Endo and Work-Shop. We’re a group of...