Textiles

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    Naturally Sustainable

    Interested in how textile design can empower rural communities, Maharam Fellows Lyza Baum 16 TX and Emilie Jehng 16 TX  researched natural dye practices on the remote Filipino island of Bohol.

    Oldham Shares Warmth + Wisdom

    Designer Todd Oldham has visited RISD several times this semester to offer Textiles students valuable feedback and helpful, real-world advice.

    Talking Tools

    Students, faculty and visiting artists consider the link between digital interfaces and the imagination as part of RISD’s new tool ( ) series.

    Lifesaving Textile Designs

    The GAIA Vaccine Foundation wins a $100,000 grant that will help Eliza Squibb 13 TX and her colleagues educate African women about crucial healthcare concerns.

    Smart Textiles

    New Assistant Professor of Textiles Jesse Asjes is experimenting with wearable technology, combining solid chips with soft knitwear.