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
10/25/2012“Designtrepreneur” Joe Gebbia 05 GD/ID, cofounder of Airbnb, spoke at RISD last week to launch the Career Center’s Mindshare 2012.
Tags: alumni, entrepreneurship, innovation, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, students
10/10/2012A panel discussion centered around the ongoing STEAM initiative drew plenty of interest at RISD by Design 2012.
Tags: alumni, innovation, interdisciplinary, internships, Illustration, Industrial Design, partnerships + collaborations, research, STEAM
09/12/2012Professor Seth Stem works with BASF to develop new uses for an eco-friendly, hemp-based alternative to plastic.
Tags: corporate, alumni, technology, faculty, innovation, Industrial Design, partnerships + collaborations, research, sustainability
08/17/2012In the spring studio Communicating Medical Risk, Brown undergraduates teamed up with RISD art and design majors to look at better ways of disseminating medical information.
Tags: academic collaborations, Brown, Film-Animation-Video, Graphic Design, interdisciplinary, Illustration, Industrial Design, partnerships + collaborations, research, STEAM, students
07/16/2012Increasingly more RISD students have turned to yoga to help
them relax, focus and tap into their creative strengths.
Tags: Foundation Studies, Illustration, Industrial Design, Painting, students
06/26/2012Students in a
spring Sculpture studio taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll are creating
public art for Kennedy Plaza as part of a major initiative funded by the NEA.
Tags: alumni, governmental, local/regional, graduate, interdisciplinary, Industrial Design, nonprofits, partnerships + collaborations, public engagement, research, Landscape Architecture, Painting, students, Sculpture
06/21/2012Inspired by recent interaction with Asia’s top creative leaders, President John Maeda reflects on his own experiences as an artist and designer of Asian descent.
Tags: Apparel Design, alumni, global, Industrial Design, STEAM
05/07/2012When AIGA’s CEO Ric Grefé visited RISD this spring, he provided invaluable feedback on designing for political advocacy and public service communications.
Tags: Furniture Design, innovation, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, public engagement, research, STEAM, students
05/01/2012As part of SmART Schools, a research-based K–12 reform initiative, Industrial Design faculty member Amy Leidtke is leading two mini-institutes this spring to help Rhode Island math and science teachers incorporate art and design into their lesson plans.
Tags: academic collaborations, local/regional, Brown, faculty, interdisciplinary, Industrial Design, partnerships + collaborations, STEAM
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