05/20/2013This spring RISD was invited to send a faculty member and a grad student to the heart of the Tuscan Leather District to investigate the potential of vegetable tanned leather.
Tags: Apparel Design, local/regional, faculty, innovation, Industrial Design, partnerships + collaborations
05/20/2013RISD alum Martin Lo is a fourth-generation shipbuilder.
Tags: alumni, local/global, Industrial Design
05/07/2013Cas Holman, assistant professor of Industrial Design, designs interactive toys and tools that ignite the imagination.
Tags: faculty, innovation, Industrial Design, research, STEAM
04/30/2013RISD’s Critical Making Task Force is leading efforts to pursue selected goals set forth in the Strategic Plan, including the notion of establishing an interdisciplinary center with shared equipment.
Tags: Film-Animation-Video, Foundation Studies, faculty, interdisciplinary, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, research, Liberal Arts
04/19/2013RISD Cycling – the school’s first and only varsity sports team – is competing in this weekend’s Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference event in Providence.
Tags: Furniture Design, graduate, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, students
04/03/2013RISD designers are leaping into the world of traditional shoemaking – a highly specialized craft that's rooted in centuries-old European tradition.
Tags: Apparel Design, Industrial Design
02/12/2013In an interdisciplinary design studio, RISD students are testing out innovative prototypes to improve the dexterity of NASA space gloves.
Tags: Apparel Design, governmental, faculty, interdisciplinary, Industrial Design, partnerships + collaborations, STEAM
01/29/2013RISD has launched a new Academic Commons Program (ACP) to galvanize teaching and learning initiatives across campus.
Tags: collaborations, English, Foundation Studies, faculty, graduate, Graphic Design, interdisciplinary, History of Art + Visual Culture, Industrial Design, partnerships + collaborations, research, Literary Arts + Studies
01/24/2013As an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School, RISD alum Jonathan Arena 09 GD has organized the first-ever Harvard xDesign conference.
Tags: academic collaborations, faculty, Graphic Design, Industrial Design
01/10/2013RISD students developed a prototype off-the-grid schoolhouse for rural Costa Rica in collaboration with Earth University – the world's foremost research institute for sustainable agriculture.
Tags: academic collaborations, local/regional, faculty, global, Industrial Design, social responsibility, wintersession
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