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Industry Partnerships

RISD and its corporate, government, foundation and nonprofit partners have discovered the extraordinary benefits of collaborative research projects with RISD students and faculty – on campus and around the world. These partnerships challenge artists and designers to focus their minds and hands on coming up with new ideas and fresh approaches to a wide array of business, civic and societal needs.

20 Washington Place, 3rd floor
The façade of the Chace Center, a new multipurpose hub that opened
in 2008, offers an interesting contrast to the historic campus
buildings that surround it.