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DESIGNxRI has announced its 2020 Providence Design Catalyst program awardees.

DESIGNxRI announces Catalyst program cohort

PROVIDENCE – The 2020 Providence Design Catalyst program participants and awardees and participants of the 2020 were announced by DESIGNxRI on Wednesday. The 11 participating...
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Telli Quinn ended her nine-month IYRS computer design program by interning at prototype design firm Empire Group in Attleboro, which just offered her an assistant designer position. IYRS uses hands-on projects to understand the connection between design and fabrication. / Courtesy IYRS School of Technology and Trade

Quality jobs can be landed in design across many industries

There is a big demand for young people in the manufacturing sector for sure. But some of those jobs are not about making products,...
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Justin Sirotin
OCTO Product Development founder

Justin Sirotin | OCTO Product Development founder Justin Sirotin’s resume shows a large range of industrial design clients, from industrial equipment to sporting goods, pool...

Officials to relaunch grant program for small design firms

PROVIDENCE – Small businesses in Providence’s design sector are eligible for grants between $10,000 and $20,000 each under a program that city and state...
DESIGNXRI has announced its 2019 RI Design Hall of Fame inductees for 2019.

DESIGNxRI announces 2019 Hall of Fame inductees

PROVIDENCE – DESIGNxRI revealed the 2019 inductees to the RI Design Hall of Fame Friday, announcing the induction of three artists who will receive...

Slader reelected RISCA chair

ELIZABETH “LIBBY” SLADER, owner of Providence-based design firm Libby Slader Interior Design, was recently reelected as chairman of the Rhode Island State Council on...
CHAMBER INVITATIONAL: Golfers enjoy the course during last year’s SouthCoast Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Invitational Golf Tournament. This year’s tournament will be held Sept. 3 at Allendale Country Club in ­Dartmouth.
 / COURTESY SERGIO DABDOUB

Editor’s Choice: SouthCoast Chamber members hit links to network, raise funds

EDITOR’S CHOICE SouthCoast Chamber members hit links to network, raise funds THE SOUTHCOAST CHAMBER of Commerce will host its annual Chamber Invitational Golf Tournament....
DESIGNxRI and Innovate Newport are hosting a five-workshop series in Newport for designers funded by Real Jobs Rhode Island.

Business development workshops for designers begin this week in Newport

NEWPORT – A series of workshops aimed at designers and innovators is set to kick off this week in Newport. Organized by DESIGNxRI and Innovate...
Lisa Carnevale has been an integral part of the Providence art scene for years. Her latest project, DesignxRI, was built to support and connect designers to each other and to work. And with its yearly Design Week RI, the group accomplishes just that. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Listening helps to translate ideas into actions

Lisa Carnevale | DesignxRI co-founder, executive director A friend recently reminded me about the difference between “hearing” and “listening.” It’s an important distinction and something...
DESIGNXRI will host a new half-day summit in May called Spark Design, which it says is designed to be highly interactive with the audience with talks and groups focusing on design-industry trends, the shifting workforce and skill gaps between design students and design professionals. / COURTESY DESIGNXRI

DesignxRI to host Spark Design, a new collaborative half-day summit in...

PROVIDENCE – DesignxRI will be hosting a new, interactive half-day summit intended to bring together the design field, including industry upstarts, veterans, teachers and...
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