September 11, 2014
DESIGN WEEK RI celebrates design and the RI design community. DESIGN WEEK RI will convene September 17 – 27, 2014 and create shared experiences and opportunities for collaborative engagement with talented designers in Rhode Island. DESIGN WEEK RI is presented by DESIGNxRI. Find out more at www.designweekri.com and look for a complete list of events here.
Attend an Eat and Speak Luncheon on Design 12:00 – 2:00 PM, 9/23 – 9/26.
Design firms and organizations throughout RI have organized tours, panel discussions, presentations of work and welcome you to their space. This is a fun, informative opportunity to learn about many different types of design in RI. Find a list of Eat and Speak opportunities here: http://designweekri.com/speakers/.
Open Firms Night, 9/24/14, from 5:00 – 7:30 PM.
Open Firms Night is a dedicated time for design firms, creative spaces and artist studios across Rhode Island to open their doors and share their design work and space with you! Firms and studios will show examples of their work, offer tours of their facilities and have representatives available to answer questions. You can expect light fare and lively conversation in a creative, design environment!
Open Firms Night happens in these locations;
Providence (Downtown, Jewelry District, Manton Avenue Dyerville Mill & Southside), The Exchange Area, Pawtucket and Cutler Street Mills, Warren
4×4 Speaker Series: Four speakers. Four days. At four o’clock pm.
This series will focus on the RI design stars and showcase some of the talent that lies within our borders. Aurora hosts this event in downtown Providence. The line up of speakers is here: http://designweekri.com/speakers/.
Partner Events: RISD hosts a Keynote Speaker, the City of Providence leads a Design Charrette; ASLA hosts PARKing Day, AIA brings regional colleagues, AIGA celebrates 10 years, A Better World by Design hosts year 6: and so much more.
Hall of Fame Party: 9/25/14 from 6:30 – 9:30 PM.
The DESIGN WEEK RI culminating party! We’ll reveal the first RI Design Hall of Fame awardees and celebrate with our many design friends and creative, state and business leaders. http://designweekri.com/events/ri-design-hall-of-fame-awards/
Need a ride to any of these events, Uber cars are ready for you!