This 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.
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President John Maeda accepted a 2013 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Cas Holman, assistant professor of Industrial Design, designs interactive toys and tools that ignite the imagination.
Work by Furniture Design alumni is on view at the Milan Furniture Fair in April and the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in May.
Illustrator Maira Kalman will deliver the keynote at Commencement, where she will receive an honorary degree, as will designer Karl Gerstner and environmentalist Bill McKibben.
A new core curriculum in Architecture boldly recasts the relationship between drawing digitally and by hand.
RISD students maintained a breakneck work schedule to craft impactful projects now being presented this week at TEDActive 2013.
During a recent visit to RISD, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey told aspiring entrepreneurs that simplicity is the key to success.
Last week RISD co-hosted the official launch of a new bipartisan Congressional STEAM Caucus advocating for inclusion of art and design in the national educational agenda.
“Designtrepreneur” Joe Gebbia 05 GD/ID, cofounder of Airbnb, spoke at RISD last week to launch the Career Center’s Mindshare 2012.
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