The DDI's two-year Designer-in-Residence program could have been designed for you.
Interested? Today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its headquarters within the partnering I Heart Denver Store in the Denver Pavilions, DDI is hosting an open house for designers interested in learning more about applying for the program, which offers classes both technical and business-oriented, as well as a chance to work with established mentors in a professional studio setting.
You'll meet and greet with director Holli Gibson and founder Rustin Coburn; current residents Jeanne Connolly, who repurposes furniture into one-of-a-kind pieces and hosts seasonal pop-up shops to sell her wares (the next is on November 12 at Hinterland Gallery), and clothing designer Kristen Littlejohn will also be available to answer questions.
Go behind the scenes, check out the studio and its heavy-duty equipment, have a gab and learn how to apply for the program. This open house might just be the butt-kicking change you're looking for. Find more information on the Denver Design Incubator website.
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